Bill HagenBurger of Rogers, Plant Engineer for Beaver Water District (BWD), received an at-large appointment to the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Engineering and Construction Division. In other news, Dr. Robert Morgan of Springdale, outgoing Manager of Environmental Quality, was appointed to a three-year term on AWWA’s Technical & Educational Council. BWD supports continuing education for its staff and participation in professional water/wastewater organizations.
HagenBurger joined BWD in 2001. He has a M.S. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, Va., and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Villanova University, Pa. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Arkansas and holds a Grade IV Water Operators License. He is a member of AWWA, the Arkansas Water Works and Water Environment Association (AWW&WEA), the Water Environment Federation, and is a Past Chair of the Northwest District of the AWW&WEA. HagenBurger is a member of the Board of the Southwest Section of the AWWA, and previously served as Chair.
Morgan joined Beaver Water District in 2004 and will be retiring in April of this year. He earned his Doctorate in Engineering (2007), Master of Science in Civil Engineering (2003), and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (1973) from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Arkansas. Morgan also is adjunct faculty in the Biological Engineering Department at the University of Arkansas. He has authored publications on nonpoint source pollution, watershed management and stream restoration and a textbook on ecological engineering design. Morgan holds a Grade IV water treatment license.
BWD’s mission is to serve our customers’ needs by providing high quality drinking water that meets or exceeds all regulatory requirements and is economically priced consistent with our quality standards. BWD supplies clean, safe drinking water, sourced from Beaver Lake, at the wholesale price of $1.31 per thousand gallons to Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, and Bentonville. These cities in Northwest Arkansas then pump, store, distribute and resell the water to their customers — more than 320,000 people and industries in their cities and surrounding areas. For more information, visit https://www.bwdh2o.org/service-area.
AWWA, established in 1881, is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life. Visit http://www.awwa.org for more information.