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The New England Water Works Association (NEWWA) honored Paul Malmrose, PE with the Connecticut State Waterworks Leadership Award during the Connecticut Waterworks Association’s (CWWA) Fall Conference in October. NEWWA President Chris Hodgson presented the award to Malmrose in recognition of his significant contributions to the CWWA, the Connecticut Section of the American Water Works Association (CTAWWA) and to public water supply utilities in general. NEWWA - the region’s largest not-for-profit organization of water works professionals - promotes drinking water excellence, safety, and environmental stewardship. The AWWA is an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply.

Malmrose is a Tighe & Bond vice president who has more than 40 years of experience in environmental and civil engineering. He has designed more than 30 water and wastewater treatment plants, water and wastewater pump stations, water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, wells, and water storage tanks. He is the Past Chairperson of the AWWA Residuals Management Research Committee and co-author of Residuals Management Chapter of the AWWA Water Treatment Plant Design, 5th Edition. In addition, Malmrose has overseen a variety of projects relating to water residual and biosolids treatment facilities for water and wastewater treatment plants.

A recognized national expert in the treatment and management of water residuals, Malmrose is the chair of CTAWWA’s Residuals Committee. Over the past year, he spearheaded this committee’s efforts to successfully negotiate positive changes to the new Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) general permits for wastewater discharges to wastewater treatment plants, surface water and groundwater. “Our goal was to negotiate the best regulatory permits for wastewater discharges to benefit Connecticut water utilities while protecting the environment,” says Malmrose.

A resident of Farmington, Connecticut, Malmrose earned his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Ohio. In addition to CTAWWA, he is active in other professional organizations including the AWWA and Water Environment Federation. 

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