Operator Award

The MEWEA Operator Award is given annually to an individual who has shown a high interest and performance in clean water operations and has made a significant contribution to the water quality field in Maine. One or more of the following areas should be discussed in the nomination form to serve as a basis for selection of the award recipient:

  1. Improvement to the environment
  2. Cost effective operations
  3. Cost effective maintenance procedures
  4. Public relations
  5. Safety
  6. Innovative process controls
  7. Solids handling and disposal
  8. Pretreatment
  9. Collection systems/pumping stations
  10. Training
  11. Odor control
  12. Association contributions


Nominations can be made by supervisors, co-workers, state officials, members of MEWEA or related associations or affiliate groups. Self-nominations are acceptable.. Nomination forms should be sent to mainewea@gmail.com for each member association. Deadline for nominations is the third Friday in June.