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May 5, 2009
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Peter Cook

Peter Cook,
Executive Director, NAWC

Peter Cook, 1944 – 2009

Peter Cook, NAWC’s executive director, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, after a long battle with cancer.

On Peter’s passing NAWC Board President Don Correll said, “During his 13 years as executive director of NAWC, Peter committed himself fully to our Association, its values and membership.

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Commissioner Powelson Confirmed for Five-Year Term

Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell announced on Wednesday, April 22 that the Senate unanimously confirmed Commissioner Robert F. Powelson to a full five-year term. One day earlier, on Tuesday, April 21, the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee unanimously reported Gov. Rendell’s nomination of Commissioner Powelson out of committee.

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American Water Named Water Company of the Year at GWI Global Water Awards

American Water Works Company, Inc., announced that it was named Water Company of the Year at Global Water Intelligence's Global Water Awards held on Monday, April 27, 2009 in Zurich, Switzerland. American Water was recognized for being a leader in the water industry and its commitment to delivering water solutions.

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Pandemic Flu Resources on WaterISAC

In light of the federal government's declaration of a Public Health Emergency due to the recent Influenza A/H1N1 Flu outbreak, WaterISAC has made available on its Web site a number of resources related to pandemic flu planning. Resources include general planning information as well as checklists.

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SouthWest Water Company Announces Management Changes

SouthWest Water Company announced that Cheryl Clary, the company’s former chief financial officer, has been named senior vice president of finance. David Stanton has been appointed interim chief financial officer in addition to his role as chief operating officer. Both changes are effective immediately.

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