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|Collier named operator of the year|
Marion Collier received the highest honors this year at Louisiana Rural Water Association's Annual Awards Banquet when he was named operator of the year.
The awards were presented on July 16 at LRWA's 23rd Annual Training and Technical Conference held in Alexandria.
The LRWA Awards Program was established to recognize the outstanding efforts of rural water and wastewater systems and their personnel. Of all the systems operators across the state, Marion Collier was selected as this year's winner for his dedication to providing safe drinking water and/or helping to maintain a cleaner environment through their efforts in the water or wastewater industry in the state of Louisiana.
LRWA is a non-profit organization established in 1978 to aid small water and wastewater systems through training and on-site technical assistance. Their assistance is geared toward the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems and understanding the rules and regulations of the operation.
For years, Louisiana Rural Water Association has been the driving force, providing water and wastewater training and technical assistance to the small towns and rural areas in all 64 parishes in Louisiana. In short, LRWA has a documented record of accomplishment in providing the highest quality training, technical assistance and informational products and services necessary for promoting public health and environment protection.