What's in a name?
It’s voting season and we're at it again! We need your help to break the tie in votes for our RMSAWWA / RMWEA publication. This time we are providing background information to help you choose between the names. Please go to the survey to learn more and vote for your favorite one! Voting ends October 31, 2016. Thank you!
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Action Now Seminars
Action Now Seminars are geared toward providing water industry personnel with current information and training addressing relevant issues in the water industry. They also provide an excellent opportunity to meet, exchange ideas, and problem-solve with fellow associates.
Certificates and Colorado Certification Training Units (TUs) for attending this program will be presented at the completion of the seminar. Certification TUs are required for renewal of Colorado Operator Certificates. Subject to final approval by the Colorado Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Board, actual TUs will be determined once the agenda is finalized.
2016 ACTION NOW SEMINAR SCHEDULE
November 16 - Grand Junction
Greeley wins the Best Water in the Rocky Mountain region
Keystone, Colorado (September 12, 2016) - Who has the tastiest water in the Rocky Mountain? According to the judges at a taste test at the 2016 Rocky Mountain Section of the American Water Works (RMSAWWA) annual conference in Keystone, Colorado, Greeley Water has the best water in the region. Nine municipalities from a three state region competed for the title of best drinking water based on taste, odor and appearance. The winner of this competition will represent the RMSAWWA at the national “Best of the Best” taste test at the AWWA Conference in Philadelphia next June.
The winners of today’s competition were Greeley Water taking first place, Castle Rock Water, in second, and the Animas Water Company from Animas, Colorado coming in third place. This was Greeley’s first time participating in the regional taste test.
Judging this event were Kevin Fixler, with the Summit Daily newspaper in Dillon, Colorado, Bruce Butler, the mayor of Silverthorne, Colorado, Nicole Graziano with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Jon Eaton from the of City of Eagan, Minnesota and Vice-President of the American Water Works Association and Greg Baker from Aurora Water.
The RMSAWWA is the regional section for the AWWA, which is the largest non-profit, science-based organization for drinking water professionals in the world. The RMSAWWA covers Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico and has over 2,400 members, representing water utilities, engineering consultants and water treatment specialty firms.
Photo l-r: (all from City of Greeley Water and Sewer Department)
Dennis Schump, Process Analyst, Adam Prior, Chief Engineer, Bob Neal, Operations Manager, and Sean Cooney, Operations Supervisor.