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Governor Kemp taps Cordele’s Wright for state board

Governor Brian Kemp announced recently that he has appointed Cordele Superintendent of Utilities Debra Wright to the Georgia Board of Examiners for the Certification of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Laboratory Analysts.

Wright has over 30 years of experience in the water and wastewater industry. She and her husband James have a daughter and live in Cordele.

Cordele City Manager Edward Beach said the board will benefit from Wright’s expertise.

“The City is extremely proud to have our Utilities Superintendent, Debbie Wright, be appointed to the Board of Examiners.  She brings a wealth of experience in her field and will be a true asset to this Board,” Beach said. “I congratulate her and am proud that she is affiliated with the City of Cordele in her many capacities.”

Governor Brian Kemp announced recently that he has appointed Cordele Director of Utilities Debra Wright to the Georgia Board of Examiners for the Certification of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Laboratory Analysts.

Wright has over 30 years of experience in the water and wastewater industry. She and her husband James have a daughter and live in Cordele.

The Georgia Board of Examiners for the Certification of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Laboratory Analysts was created by legislation enacted in 1969 for the purpose of protecting the public health, safety, and welfare by establishing minimum qualifications for persons who operate wastewater treatment plants, wastewater collection systems, water distribution systems, public water supply systems, or who conduct certain tests of water or wastewater samples in conjunction with the operation of public water system or wastewater treatment plants.

The board certifies 13 categories of licensed. Requirements for all categories include education, training, experience, and passage of a national examination.

The Board is comprised of six members appointed by the Governor. Five are active in the profession, and one is a member from the public at-large. All members are appointed for terms of four years.

The Georgia Board of Examiners for the Certification of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Laboratory Analysts was created by legislation enacted in 1969 for the purpose of protecting the public health, safety, and welfare by establishing minimum qualifications for persons who operate wastewater treatment plants, wastewater collection systems, water distribution systems, public water supply systems, or who conduct certain tests of water or wastewater samples in conjunction with the operation of public water system or wastewater treatment plants.

The board certifies 13 categories of licensed. Requirements for all categories include education, training, experience, and passage of a national examination.

The Board is comprised of six members appointed by the Governor. Five are active in the profession, and one is a member from the public at-large. All members are appointed for terms of four years.