ABINGDON, Va. — The Washington County Board of Supervisors has appointed Kenneth Nurre to serve a four-year term on the Washington County Service Authority (WCSA) Board of Commissioners. Effective July 1, 2017, Nurre, who is a resident of Meadowview, Virginia, represents the Monroe Election District on the board.
An Iowa native and U.S. Air Force veteran who specialized in aerospace ground equipment, Nurre has worked in the aircraft, manufacturing and water treatment industries. He retired in 2000 after nearly 16 years as the owner and operator of Technical Maintenance and Service Co., Inc., which provided manufacturing troubleshooting and equipment repair assistance for municipal and rural water and wastewater treatment facilities in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.
“On behalf of WCSA and the Board of Commissioners, we are pleased to welcome Kenneth to the board,” says Kenneth Taylor, chairman of the WCSA board. “Kenneth is a strong leader with valuable insight and expertise in the water and wastewater industry. We are confident he will be a great asset to the board as we seek to better serve the citizens of Washington County and surrounding areas.”
The WCSA Board of Commissioners includes seven members who represent the Washington County election districts of Harrison, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Taylor, Tyler and Wilson. Nurre replaces Mark Nelson. Along with Taylor, who represents the Jefferson District, board members include Dwain Miller (Tyler District), Jim McCall (Taylor District), Vernon Smith (Wilson District), David Campbell (Harrison District) and Mike White (Madison District).
More About WCSA
The WCSA serves approximately 21,000 water connections and approximately 2,300 wastewater connections in Washington County, Virginia, and surrounding areas. The water system consists of approximately 900 miles of water line, a 12-million-gallon-per-day surface water treatment plant, a 2.5-million-gallon-per-day membrane filtration plant, two springs, one well, 26 pump stations and 20 water storage tanks. The wastewater system consists of approximately 70 miles of wastewater collection lines, 26 lift stations and two wastewater treatment plants. For more information about WCSA, visit www.wcsawater.com.
For additional information, contact Robbie Cornett,
general manager, at 276-628-7151, ext. 224.