Posted on 11/25/19
Union County’s Public Works Operations team took home several awards at the 19th Annual N.C. American Water & Wastewater Association Operations Challenge November 3-6 in Raleigh, N.C. The Operations Challenge is a series of events in which four-person teams, along with their coach, compete in events that challenge their skills in various wastewater-related activities.
Union County’s team is made up of Matt Hargett, Hayden Hunter, Jonathan Jordan, Aaron Winans, and Paul Walther.
The team finished first overall and won the following events:
The team’s performance reflects their expertise and commitment to providing top-notch water and wastewater services to Union County.
Their first-place finish qualified them to compete in the National Operations Challenge in October 2020 in New Orleans.
Pictured, above: (Kneeling): Matt Hargett, Utility Services Supervisor (coach), (Left to Right): Greg Morgan, Utility Field Services Superintendent, Hayden Hunter, Right-of-Way Crew Leader (Team Captain), Jonathan Jordan, Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor, Aaron Winans, Wastewater Operator III, Paul Walther, Technician I, and Andy Neff, Director, Water & Wastewater, Public Works Operations