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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Friday, May 25, 2007

Little Rock Wastewater CEO Wins Prestigious Hatfield Award

(Little Rock, AR) – CEO of Little Rock Wastewater, Reggie Corbitt, P.E., has been presented with the “William D. Hatfield Award” given by the Water Environment Federation, a federal non-profit organization whose goal is “preserving and enhancing the global water environment.”

The award is given to wastewater professionals who have been outstanding in performance and professionalism. WEF selects recipients of the award based on their success in providing informative programs for preserving and enhancing the environment and providing a forum for suggested improvements. The candidate must also have a good public relations program, and should contribute to the spreading of information concerning advancements in the field.

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) was formed nearly 80 years ago and today consists of 32,000 individual members and 50,000 members who are affiliated with 80 smaller organizations world wide. This technical and educational group’s soul purpose is to protect the water environment by way of training, education, and influencing legislation.

He received the award on Monday, April 30, 2007 at the 76th annual Arkansas Water Works (AWW) and Water Environment Association (WEA) Conference, Short School and Expo. There were over 2,400 wastewater and water professionals in attendance from all over the state.

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