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National Weather Service presents award to Hebron Water Treatment Plant

HEBRON – A cooperative weather observer award was presented to the Hebron Water Treatment Plant on Friday,  November 16.  The Hebron Water Treatment Plant has been providing weather observations to the National Weather Service for 25 years.

The text of the award read: “In commemoration of Hebron Water Treatment Plant’s 25 years of dedicated service to the National Weather Service Cooperative Observer Program, please accept this certificate as a small token of our appreciation of your outstanding record of public service.

Cooperative Weather Observers like you serve a critical role by contributing to our knowledge and understanding of the local, national, and global climate. Your observations over the last 25 years prove your deep level of commitment to public service and are a lasting and important contribution to the National Weather Service, research, and private sector communities. More specifically, they have helped us to understand and solve problems related to climate change, commerce, transportation, and agriculture.

Thank you for your dedication and faithful service over so many years.”

Presenting the award were  Kenneth Haydu Meteorologist-In-Charge, Ashley Novak Meteorologist, and James Gibson. Observing Program Leader.


Representatives from The National Weather Service in Wilmington bestowed a 25-year Honored Institution Award to the Hebron Water Department November 16, for reporting weather data to the NWS. From left to right are Kenneth Haydu, Meteorologist in Charge; Jason Figgins, Water Treatment Superintendent; NWS meteorologist, Ashley Novak; and water plant operator, Rich Hone. Courtesy photo.


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