Updates from Vermont Rural Water
Canaan Fire District #1 Enters Great American Water Taste Test
Canaan Fire District #1 won the title of best tasting water in Vermont during a statewide competition in 2022. Now it will compete in a national water taste test in Washington, D.C. on February 8.
2023 Board Member Nominations
Use this form to nominate yourself or someone else to run for Vermont Rural Water’s board of directors. There are two seats up for election this year. Nominations are due by Tuesday, February 28.
2023 Tony Torchia Award Nominations
The Tony Torchia Award is given to one person each year in recognition of special contribution to the water/wastewater field in Vermont. Submit your nomination for the 2023 award by February 28.
Water Heroes: Stub Parker
Leslie (Stub) Parker retired from Danville’s Wastewater Treatment Facility at the end of October after 39 years as the Chief Operator.
Stub was the first, and only, operator from the facility’s opening in 1983 to his retirement in 2022.
Water Heroes: Brad Snow
Brad Snow is a registered apprentice in drinking water and wastewater treatment for the town of Richmond. In honor of National Apprenticeship Week, we asked him a few questions about his experiences as an apprentice.
Water Heroes: Ryan Muratorri
Ryan Muratorri is a wastewater apprentice at the Town of Poultney, VT. In honor of National Apprenticeship Week, we asked him a few questions about his experiences as an apprentice.
Water/Sewer Bill Assistance
The State of Vermont is currently offering several programs to help customers pay their water and sewer bills.
Water Heroes: Elizabeth Walker
Elizabeth Walker retired from Vermont Rural Water after 45 years in the water/wastewater industry.
Water Heroes: Pete Krolczyk
Pete Krolczyk is retiring as Chief Operator of the Waterbury wastewater plant, which is being renamed the ‘Peter S. Krolczyk WWTP’ in his honor.
2022 Water Professionals Appreciation Day
Join us on Friday, July 8 at Smugglers’ Notch Resort for a free lunch and a friendly disc golf tournament.