On June 10, Beaver Water District received special recognition from the American Water Works Association’s Partnership for Safe Water for maintaining Directors Award status for the past five years. The 5-year Directors Award for Water Treatment is presented to plants in good standing that have maintained this level of performance. AWWA Partnership for Safe Water is a recognized leader in drinking water optimization, public health protection and utility recognition. In the photo are (from left) Jim Williams, AWWA President-Elect; Stacy Cheevers, Plant Manager, Jesse Burch, Operations Supervisor, and Mindi Dearing, Laboratory Supervisor, Beaver Water District staff; and Jennifer McLain, Acting Director, U.S. EPA Office, Groundwater and Drinking Water.
The mission of BWD is to serve 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 to Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, and Bentonville. These cities in Northwest Arkansas then pump, store, distribute and resell the water to their customers — more than 350,000 people and industries in their cities and surrounding areas. For more information, visit www.bwdh2o.org.