Boston named wastewater operator of the year for his work in Decatur

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

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William Winn, of the Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works and Water Environment Association, presented James Boston, Decatur's director of public works, with an award for wastewater operator of the year for cities under 5,000 people on Wednesday. Boston will go on to compete for the state award against eight other water districts next April.

William Winn, of the Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works and Water Environment Association, presented James Boston, Decatur's director of public works, with an award for wastewater operator of the year for cities under 5,000 people on Wednesday. Boston will go on to compete for the state award against eight other water districts next April.
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James Boston, Decatur’s public services director, was named wastewater operator of the year for towns with a population less than 5,000 by the Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association.

The City of Decatur also received the Small System Award for Wastewater.

William Winn, of the NWD-AWWEA, presented Boston with the awards at the annual regional meeting at Fayetteville Town Center on Dec. 17.

“It was a team effort for all our guys. We came from the dark ages to the modern day,” Boston said.

Boston will now have a chance to compete with operators from eight other districts in Arkansas for the wastewater operator of the state for towns with populations of less than ...


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