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Maine Management Candidate School Graduating Class of 2013
Left to Right - Back Row: Tom Wiley, So. Portland Water Resource Protection; Andrew Whitaker, Saco Water Resource Recovery Facility; Jeffrey Moulton, South Portland Water Resource Protection; Tom Mason, Brunswick Sewer District; Alex Buechner, Biddeford Wastewater Treatment Facility; Michael Cummons, Maine Water Company-Rockport; Stanley Doughty Jr., Brunswick & Topsham Water District; Justin Futia, City of Portland; Jeffrey Hatch, Greater Augusta Utility District; Andy Bryant, Ted Berry Company; Chris Curtis, Yarmouth Water District; Front Row: Benjamin LaPlante, Kennebec Water District; Keefe Cyr, Bangor Wastewater Treatment Facility; Peter Godfrey, Greater Augusta Utility District; Marissa Carr, Maine Water Company-Biddeford & Saco; Chelsea Elliot, Alfred Water District; Eric Altvater, Machias Wastewater Treatment Plant; Not pictured: Chris Remick, Maine Water Company-Bucksport
2013 Environmental Merit Award
Recognizes Management Candidate School
On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, NEIWPCC received an Environmental Merit Award from EPA New England for work on wastewater management training. At the ceremony held at the EPA offices in Boston, NEIWPCC was honored for helping numerous states with programs that prepared wastewater operators to fill the shoes of retiring treatment plant managers. Thank you, EPA, for this rewarding recognition and congratulations to NEIWPCC's Tom Groves, JETCC's Leeann Hanson, and our other staff who've worked so hard to make the management training programs a success.
2013 JETCC Lee Agger Award
On Friday, September 20, 2013, Dick Darling, Senior Environmental Engineer at Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection, became the 24th recipient of the JETCC Lee Agger Award during the Maine Wastewater Control Association's annual convention at Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley. Dick started with DEP in 1992 as an Assistant Engineer. Today he is a Senior Environmental Engineer. Among other roles, Dick is Maine DEP's primary water technical assistances provider. Dick provides on-site technical assistance to any licensed discharger for any issue. At one point, he was one of three DEP technical assistance providers. Right now he is the only one after inheriting the work from others who have retired. read more.....
2013 JETCC Founders Award
Michael Tibbetts of York Sewer District has been selected for the 2013 Founders Award which was presented to him at the Maine Wastewater Control Association's annual convention at Sugarloaf on September 20, 2013. In the words of his Superintendent, Tim Haskell, "Michael epitomizes the intent of the award to honor a person who has dedicated themselves to the industry and the community." read more ...