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Etowah Water and Sewer Authority awarded for best water, wastewater plants
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Kevin Finney runs a test at the Hightower Water Treatment Facility. - photo by For the Dawson County News
The Etowah Water and Sewer Authority recently walked away with several awards during the spring conference of the Georgia Association of Water Professionals, or GAWP, a conference awarding and recognizing the best water and wastewater utilities in the State of Georgia. The authority's Hightower Water Treatment Facility won the 2016 GAWP Plant of the Year Award by outshining all other facilities in Georgia. The facility competed in the category of surface water treatment plants with capacities of 3 to 8.99 million gallons per day (MGD).