New England wastewater treatment plants, operators receive EPA excellence awards




Published on : March 4, 2014

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently honored two wastewater treatment plants, five operators and superintendents, and one association -- all across New England -- with excellence awards for their exceptional sustainability efforts. Facilities EPA honored the Plymouth Village, N.H. Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Pittsfield, N.H. Wastewater Treatment Plant with a 2013 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award for their exceptional work in operating and maintaining their utilities. The Plymouth Village Wastewater Treatment Plant staff, led by Superintendent Kirk Young, was recognized by EPA's New England Office. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services was instrumental in nominating this facility. The plant has been provided with outstanding support and leadership from the Plymouth Village Water and Sewer District over the years. The Pittsfield Wastewater Treatment Plant staff, led by Superintendent Ron Vien, was recognized by EPA's New England Office as well. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services was also instrumental in nominating this facility. The plant has been provided with outstanding support from the Town of Pittsfield over the years.