Water and Wastewater Operator’s Week
Governor Pat Quinn has proclaimed this week to be Water and Wastewater Operator’s Week in Illinois. Check out the proclamation below.
Governor Pat Quinn Announces
|WHEREAS, public health is an important mission to keep the citizens of the State of Illinois healthy; andWHEREAS, the operation of the thousands of water and wastewater systems in the State of Illinois is a vital cog in the mission of public health; and
WHEREAS, there are nearly 6,200 of these individuals in the State of Illinois as well as a vast support network of professionals who tirelessly work daily to keep the State’s potable water and waterway’s safe; and
WHEREAS, this industry which has its roots in the 19th century and is constantly evolving to meet environmental challenges and regulatory requirements, is thereby vital to the citizens of the State of Illinois; and
NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAT QUINN, GOVERNOR OF ILLINOIS, do hereby proclaim March 17-23 to be WATER AND WASTEWATER OPERATOR’S WEEK IN ILLINOIS, and urge all Illinoisans to be aware of the important role of Water and Wastewater Operators in our daily life