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Anniston Water Works and Sewer Board Takes Four Awards at 2008 Alabama Water and Pollution Control Association Conference


The Anniston Water Works and Sewer Board received three plant awards and one of its employees received a prestigious achievement award recently at the annual Alabama Water and Pollution Control Association (AWPCA) Short Course and Conference.  The annual meeting was held July 28 to 30 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama.


Barry J. Junior, Plant Operations Supervisor at the Paul B. Krebs Water Treatment Plant, received the Charles W. White Award for leadership and career achievement as well as for contributions to the AWPCA and to the water industry in Alabama.  Junior has been with the Anniston Water Works for twenty-six years.


The Paul B. Krebs Plant received the Best Operated Plant Award in the category of Ground Water Treatment Plants serving 50,001 to 100,000 population.


The Earl C. Knowlton Water Treatment Plant received the Award of Excellence in the category of Surface Water Treatment Plants with capacities between 5.1 million to 10 million gallons per day.


The McClellan Wastewater Treatment Plant won the Best Operated Plant Award in the category for Wastewater Treatment Plants with a treatment capacity of 1 million to 2.5 million gallons per day.


AWPCA is a statewide organization, which serves to advance the standards of the water and wastewater industry in Alabama.  For more information on AWPCA visit   Anniston Water Works operates four plants, two water treatment and two wastewater treatment, which serve Anniston and the surrounding area.  For more Anniston Water Works information visit


For more information, contact James D. Miller or Rodney L. Owens at 256-236-3429.