Joe Geary of Woodard & Curran Wins Massachusetts Water Works Pride Award

Lawrence, Massachusetts. (November 13, 2009) – Woodard & Curran’s Joe Geary has received the Massachusetts Water Works Association’s 2009 Water Works Pride Award. The award is given each year to an individual “gives that extra effort to make a difference in the water works profession.”

Geary is the Plant Manager for the City of Lawrence, MA’s Water Treatment Facility, which Woodard & Curran contract operates for the City, where he oversees all aspects of facility operations. Under Geary’s leadership, the facility has experience no compliance violations or unexpected down time. He has helped put more effective processes in place to maintain efficient operations and keep the facility in compliance with all applicable standards and regulations.

Geary has been a water treatment professional for more than 21 years, and has served as plant or operations manager in numerous cities across Massachusetts and New Hampshire. “This award is a recognition of Joe’s hard work and dedication to the water industry,” says Steve Niro, Woodard & Curran Senior Vice president and Operations & Management Business Center Manager. “It is a testament to his talent, commitment, and professionalism and his years of commitment.”
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