Water Reclamation Staff Members Honored During GAWP Annual Conference

August 03, 2017 by Suzanne Brown

Shoal Creek WRF Supervisor Herlon Fayard receives WEF’s William D. Hatfield Award for outstanding performance and professionalism during GAWP’s Annual Conference.

Several Clayton County Water Authority (CCWA) water reclamation staff members were honored during the Georgia Association of Water Professional’s (GAWP) Annual Conference for outstanding performance and life membership to the organization.

During the Awards Luncheon, Shoal Creek Water Reclamation Facility Supervisor Herlon Fayard received the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) William D. Hatfield Award. This award may be presented annually to a member of the Georgia WEF Section for outstanding performance and professionalism in the operation of wastewater treatment plants. This honor comes on the heels of Fayard being named Top Wastewater Operator for District 3 at GAWP’s Spring Conference in April.

Northeast Water Reclamation Facility Supervisor David Blackstock, W.B. Casey Water Reclamation Pelletizing Operation Plant Supervisor Dan Doss and Water Reclamation Manager Chris Hamilton were also recognized for reaching GAWP Life Member status after 30 years of active membership.

The awards were presented during GAWP’s Annual Conference held in Savannah, Georgia in July. GAWP is a not-for-profit Association founded in 1932 with membership of over 4,000 water and wastewater treatment plant operators and managers, municipal and industrial officials and environmental managers, civil engineers, environmental engineers, scientists, manufacturers and their representatives, contractors, elected officials, and others concerned with Georgia’s water resources. GAWP also has over 300 Utility and Corporate organizational members. GAWP’s chief purpose is to educate and assist those who have an interest in the proper management and protection of Georgia’s water resources.