Watertown Water Bears Recognized at City Council Meeting | WWTI

WATERTOWN, NY (WWTI) – One of the City of Watertown’s employee teams is being recognized for their efforts.

According to a city press release, the Watertown team is from the sewage treatment plant. They are known as the Watertown Water Bears of the Central Chapter of the New York Water Environment Association.

The Watertown Water Bears participated in the 2021 Operations Challenge for the Water Environment Federation Technical Expo and Conference. The team finished in 1st place in the Division III lab and process control events, with a 2nd place overall for Division III.

Employees will be recognized for their contribution at the city council meeting at 7 p.m. on January 18. Specifically, Mark Crandall, Angel French, Seth Foster, Richard Lacey and Jay Slate will be honored at the reunion.

Employees will also provide City Council with a demonstration of the makeup of the challenge and how it is carried out at the sewage treatment plant at 1 p.m. on January 21. More information about the team and their demo can be found on the City of Watertown website.

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