NW District Officers, Awards for Water/Wastewater

The mission of the Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association, formed in 1950, is to encourage the education and licensing of its members in the field of water and wastewater systems and to provide a venue by which the members can share information, obtain training, and improve the overall standing of the profession within their communities.

On Dec. 13 in Fayetteville, Ark., members of the Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association elected the following officers for 2018: Brad Stewart, Springdale Water Utilities, Chair; Nathan Hooper, Benton/Washington Regional Water Authority, Secretary/Treasurer; and Mayo Miller, CH2M, Vice Chair.  Jesse Burch, Beaver Water District, received a plaque recognizing his years of service as outgoing Chair. Additionally, Stacy Cheevers of Beaver Water District, Northwest District Director, presented the following Outstanding Achievement Awards for 2017:




Water Operator
< 5000 Population

Kris Yandell, Eureka Springs Public Works Dept.

Water Operator
> 5000 Population

Preston Newbill, City of Bentonville

Wastewater Operator
< 5000 Population

Will Winn, Winn Environmental Tech, LLC

Wastewater Operator
> 5000 Population

Len Brzozkiewicz, Bentonville Wastewater Utilites

Laboratory Professional Wastewater

Nicholas King, CH2M

Manager of the Year Water

Tony Muff, City of Bentonville
Manager of the Year Wastewater Terry Long, Eureka Springs Public Works Dept.
Small System Award Water Cary Davis, Beaver Water District
Small System Award Wastewater Jerry Genz, City of Fayetteville Biosolids Managment Site

The NWD AWW&WEA Award Committee accepts award nominations for the above award categories throughout the year. The winners will be recognized at the District meeting in December and the nomination forms will be forwarded to the AWW&WEA and AWEA for consideration of the State awards.

Please take your time to nominate someone that deserves the special recognition by filling out the nomination form and submit it to the Awards Committee before November 1st.