Cheevers Appointed To Arkansas Drinking Water Advisory & Operator Licensing Committee | People
On April 26, Stacy Cheevers of Fayetteville, Plant Manager for Beaver Water District (BWD), was appointed to the Arkansas Drinking Water Advisory and Operator Licensing Committee by the Arkansas Board of Health. Cheevers joined BWD in 1991.
He manages staff in the operations, maintenance, and electrical/instrumentation departments. Cheevers is responsible for submitting a yearly budget, coordinating in-house projects, overseeing water treatment procedures, and insuring water quality requirements are met or exceeded at all times. He assisted in the design of the 140 million gallon a day intake and 60 MGD water treatment plant expansion inclusive of a solids treatment facility.
He also coordinated an engineering contract for the addition of a new 13.2 KV switching station and replacement of 12,000 feet of 13.2 KV distribution line, as well as the installation of two 1000 HP raw water and one 500 HP high service pumps.
Cheevers holds Grade IV Water Operator Treatment and Distribution licenses and a Master Electrician license in the state of Arkansas. BWD, based in Lowell, Ark., supplies drinking water to more than 300,000 people and industries in Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville and surrounding areas. BWD is the second largest drinking water supplier in the state of Arkansas.
The source for its water is Beaver Lake. The mission of BWD is to serve our customers’ needs by providing high quality drinking water that meets or exceeds all regulatory requirements and is economically priced consistent with our quality standards.
For more information, visit bwdh2o.org.