Updates from Vermont Rural Water

2022 Tony Torchia Award Nominations

The Tony Torchia Award is given to one person each year at our Annual Conference in recognition of special contribution to the water/wastewater field in Vermont. View past recipients here....

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Water Heroes: Max Tier

Max started as a registered apprentice at the Springfield Wastewater Treatment Facility in December 2019. After two years, he will be the first apprentice to complete the program.

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Water Heroes: Veterans

In honor of Veteran’s Day, we are recognizing several individuals who have served their country and now are serving their communities by providing safe drinking water and treated wastewater.

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Water Heroes: Leonard Farrar

Leonard has been working at Kurn Hattin School for 22 years. He says his favorite part of the job is helping people. He’s proud to be always improving the water system and keeping up with changing regulations to keep the consumers safe.

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VCAAP II

The Vermont COVID-19 Arrearage Assistance Program (VCAAP) provides financial assistance to help residential and non-residential customers pay overdue utility bills, including water and sewer.

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Water Heroes: Marcel Mayhew

Marcel Mayhew, chief operator for the Village of North Troy Water and Wastewater, is the winner of the 2021 Tony Torchia Award for outstanding service to the water and wastewater industry in Vermont.

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Remembering Marty Frizzell

We at Vermont Rural Water were saddened to hear of Marty Frizzell’s sudden passing on April 1. Marty was a dedicated water and wastewater operator for the town of Brighton, a supporter of our...

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