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Aqua North Carolina Appoints New Operations Manager

Aqua North Carolina, Inc., President Tom Roberts announced the appointment of David Schlobohm as operations manager. Schlobohm is responsible for managing the company's North Carolina operations including operation of 796 water and 60 wastewater facilities as well as maintenance and construction, and the company's capital program. "We are extremely pleased to have David join the Aqua team," said Roberts. "His utility experience coupled with his years of environmental and development experience has provided him a unique expertise that will be well suited in his position as operations manager."

Schlobohm came to Aqua from Collier Enterprises Management where he was director of utilities for the company, which manages a broad range of businesses engaged in real estate investment and development. Among his career highlights over the past 20 years, Schlobohm served as director of utilities for Charlotte County Government in Florida; vice president-Southeast Region for Omega Environmental Services in Lakeland, Florida; and senior vice president/director of operations for ITT Industries-Palm Coast Utility in Palm Coast Florida.

Schlobohm is a professional engineer currently licensed in North Carolina, Georgia and Washington, and is pursuing Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design accreditation (LEED AP) designation from the U.S. Green Building Council/Green Building Certification Institute.

 

Indiana American Invests in Jeffersonville Treatment Plant

Indiana American Water announced that it is investing an estimated $431,000 in its Jeffersonville Water Treatment Plant in a major filter rehabilitation project that includes replacing materials in all eight filters at the southern Indiana plant.

These filters play an extremely important role in the water treatment process by
removing iron and manganese from the raw water before it enters the distribution
system, enhancing the quality of water. The filter rehabilitation project is expected to be complete by the end of April 2009.

The Southern Indiana Operations and Treatment Center in Jeffersonville was
constructed in 1999. The source of water supply is entirely ground water drawn from
wells located adjacent to the Ohio River.

“The investment is an example of the company’s commitment to providing quality water service to our customers in southern Indiana,” said Southern Operations Director Roger Maynard.

 

NE Chapter Announces Spring Meeting

The NAWC New England Chapter will hold its Spring Meeting April 23-24, 2009 at the Cliff House in Ogunquit, Maine.

For the agenda and registration information, please read the latest edition of New England On Tap.