City Of Carrollton Water & Wastewater Systems Win Awards

The City of Carrollton is pleased to announce that Water Plant Superintendent Constance "Connie" Nelms is the recipient of the 2013 Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Elizabeth McEntire Award.

The Elizabeth McEntire Award is awarded annually by the GAWP to recognize a professional for excellence in the direct operation of water supply, treatment and distribution.

Superintendent Nelms has been employed with the City of Carrollton for 8 years and has served in the capacity of Laboratory Analyst and Chief Water Plant Operator prior to becoming the Water Filter Plant Superintendent in 2012.  Ms. Nelms is very active with the Georgia Water and Wastewater Institute (GWWI), the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA). 

The Carrollton Water Treatment Plant won the 2012 Laboratory of the Year Award and the Gold Award for Water Quality.  

The Carrollton Wastewater Treatment Plant won the 2012 Platinum Award for Quality.  This makes 2 years in a row that the Wastewater Treatment Plant has won the Platinum Award and 6 years in a row that it has won the Gold Award.

Mayor Wayne Garner said, "We are very pleased with the continued success of our water and wastewater systems in Carrollton.  Connie is doing a great job overseeing the day to day operation of our Water Treatment Plant.  Tony Richardson continues to excel as the Wastewater Superintendent.  They both
are supported by excellent staff.  We appreciate all their hard work and dedication to this city and its citizens."
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Location : Carrollton