INCLINE VILLAGE, NV (March 1, 2019) - The California Water Environment Association (CWEA) announced the recipients of this year’s Sierra Section yearly award. CWEA is the industry organization for wastewater and utility professionals, providing training and certification for the educational development of its members throughout the Sierra and Sacramento area (CWEA Sierra Section). These awards are a result of the professional caliber of the IVGID utilities operations and its dedicated staff.

Carl Strohschein received ELECTRICAL/ INSTRUMENTATION PERSON

Kristine Lebo received LABORATORY PERSON OF THE YEAR

Kirk Panullo received PLANT OPERATOR

Madonna Dunbar received COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT & OUTREACH-Person of the Year

IVGID received PLANT SAFETY for SMALL PLANT

“I express my sincere gratitude to these outstanding employees on their dedication, commitment, and hard work to our District. I am honored to recognize them for their excellent service and exceptional performance every day to maintain our pristine water,” said Steve Pinkerton, IVGID General Manager. Recipients were acknowledged for their accomplishments on February 23, 2019 during an Installation and Awards Banquet hosted by CWEA.