John N. McClellan of Hatfield Honored by the New England Water Works Association

HOLLISTON, Mass. – John McClellan, vice president of Tighe & Bond, Inc., received the 2016 Past Presidents’ Award from the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA), the region’s largest and oldest not-for-profit organization of water works professionals.

The Past Presidents’ Award is presented to members of the association who authored the second most meritorious paper that appeared in the Journal of the New England Water Works Association during the previous year. John was presented with this award for his article: “Biological Iron and Manganese Treatment: Five Years of Operating Experience in Cavendish, VT,” published in December 2015.

John is responsible for overseeing projects for Tighe & Bond’s water supplier clients.

John is an active volunteer with NEWWA, serving on the Scholarship and Filtration Committees. He is a member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and American Society of Civil Engineers. He is a former member of the AWWA Academic Achievement Awards Committee.

John earned his B.S. in civil engineering, M.S. in environmental engineering, and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is a registered professional engineer in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Connecticut.

John was presented with this award on September 19, 2016, at NEWWA’s 135th Annual Conference in Providence, Rhode Island.

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