Louisville Water employees served on committees, gave presentations, and won awards at this year’s Water Professionals Conference
More than 20 Louisville Water employees attended the 2021 KY/TN Water Professionals Conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee from August 15-18. Several employees were part of conference committees and presented in the technical program, while others attended the different programs the annual conference offered.
We are very proud to announce that Louisville Water AMI Analyst Scott Clark was awarded the prestigious George Warren Fuller Award for 2020 (presented this year since last year’s conference was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic).
George Warren Fuller Awards are presented annually by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) to the sections’ respective selected members. The AWWA says recipients are honored for “their distinguished service to the water supply field in commemoration of the sound engineering skill, the brilliant diplomatic talent, and the constructive leadership which characterized the life of George Warren Fuller.”
Tennessee Tech University Ph.D. candidate Rachel Kaiser was awarded the first annual Rengao Song Scholarship for Water Science and Technology at the conference. She will use the $10,000 award to help fund her research, which is on antibiotic resistance in urban karst groundwater systems. Karst systems are common in Kentucky since it is a landscape in which caves, springs, sinkholes and streams are found.
Next year’s conference will be held in Lexington from July 17-20.