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WIOA Victorian Award Winners Announced

Central Highlands Water took home a total of four industry awards at this year’s WIOA Victorian Water Industry Operations Conference in Bendigo.


The 2017 CHW WIOA Conference team 


Taking out the most prestigious award, the 2017 Victorian Operator Of The Year, was our very own Glenn Taggart. To win Glenn demonstrated a very high level of performance, initiative, and all round attention to detail in the execution of his duties.

Winner, 2017 Victorian Operator Of The Year - Glenn Taggart


Congratulations also go to CHW’s Denny and Heath for winning the Mains Tapping Competition. To take home the award, the boys completed the pressure tapping task in just 2 minutes and 53 seconds!

Winners, Mains Tapping Competition - Denny and Heath


CHW’s Chris Orchard won Best Poster for his ‘History of the Ballarat South Wastewater Treatment Plant’ – with special thanks to Shannon and Rosalie for their assistance.

Winner, Best Poster - Chris Orchard


And CHW’s Peter Field won 3rd prize for Best Paper, for his paper ‘Enhancing Recreational Values – Protecting Water Quality’.

3rd Prize Winner, Best Paper - Peter Field


For more information about WIOA and the awards night visit: http://wioa.org.au/ To view photo gallery of the winners visit: https://wioa.smugmug.com/Events/80VictorianConferenceExhibition/