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VIRGINIA RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION
AWARDS PURCELLVILLE STAFF
PURCELLVILLE, Va. July 6, 2021 — Three Town of Purcellville Wastewater Treatment Staff were recently recognized for their hard work and dedication in the industry during the Virginia Rural Water Association’s 32nd Annual conference. These staff members competed against other candidates in the Wastewater Division from all over the State of Virginia.
Adam Bailey received the Wastewater Rookie of the Year award for his enthusiasm for learning and developing as an operator.
Jason Chapman received the System Operator Specialist of the Year award for showing exemplary knowledge encompassing process control and for his willingness and passion for training new employees.
Kristen Muller received the Lab Technician of the Year award for her exceptional critical thinking skills and her attention to detail.
These three employees embody the Department’s objective to provide safe and efficient treatment of all wastewaters generated within the Town and to ensure the protection of the public health as well as the environment.
The Town of Purcellville, Virginia
“Purcellville-your small Town, where history and progress intersect and people prosper,” is an award-winning town of over 10,000 residents located in Loudoun County, approximately 50 miles west of Washington, DC. Having received the prestigious Siemens Sustainability Award for Small Communities, Purcellville continues to be honored for its green initiatives with most recently being the Tree City USA recipient for the 13th year. The Town was reaffirmed as a AAA rated community by S&P Global Ratings, the highest credit rating possible, and is ranked “Safest City” in Virginia in 2020. Once a stop along the W&OD rail line, which has been converted to a multi-use trail from Alexandria, VA to Purcellville, the Town has maintained its historic old-town feel through the restoration and maintenance of its many downtown structures, reflecting the Victorian architecture popular during the early 1900s. Today, Purcellville is the economic hub of western Loudoun County and a popular weekend destination for antiquing, equestrian activities, farmer’s markets, wineries, breweries, distilleries and restaurants. More info at www.purcellvilleva.gov.