Dec. 1, 2017 – Beaver Water District Staff Noted for Awards, Appointments

Beaver Water District (BWD) announces the following staff awards and appointments:

Larry Lloyd of Fayetteville, COO of Beaver Water District (BWD), was reappointed by the Governor to a term on the state’s Nutrient Water Quality Trading Advisory Panel, to expire on June 8, 2019.

Adam Motherwell of Fayetteville, CFO of BWD, was appointed a member of the Audit Committee of the American Water Works Association (AWWA). He will serve through 2020.

Steven Caudle of Lowell, BWD Plant Operator, was appointed Vice Chair of the Young Professionals for the Southwest Section of AWWA.

Bill HagenBurger of Rogers, BWD Plant Engineer, was appointed a member of the Engineering and Construction Division Committee for AWWA and recently graduated from Elevate Performance Emerging Leader Forum VII.

James McCarty of Fayetteville, Manager of Environmental Quality for BWD, was one of several authors recognized for the award-winning project “Reconciled Landscape: Urban Watershed Framework Plan, Conway, AR, USA.”

Alan Fortenberry of Springdale, CEO of BWD, was one of three inaugural winners of the Elevate Performance John Lewis Leadership Award and winner of the 2017 Beaver Watershed Alliance Watershed Guardian Award.

About Beaver Water District

Beaver Water District (BWD) cleans and purifies water from Beaver Lake in Northwest Arkansas. BWD sells the drinking water at the wholesale price of $1.34 per 1000 gallons to Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Bentonville. In total, these cities and their customers serve about 320,000 people. BWD’s board meets monthly with the exception of December. The board consists of three members from Washington County and three from Benton County. They are elected to six-year terms and every two years, a position comes open in each county. 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. For more information, visit