Miller & Sassaman Receive Honors from EPWPCOA

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Reading, PA - The Eastern Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Operators Association (EPWPCOA) held its Annual Awards Luncheon on Friday, November 16, 2018, following its regular monthly meeting which included a tour of the City of Lebanon’s Wastewater Treatment Facility. Two Entech employees, H. David Miller, LO and Michael Sassaman, LO received award honors.

H. David Miller, Senior Project Manager at Entech Engineering, (Entech), received the Leadership and Mentoring Award. This award recognizes the outstanding efforts by an individual who demonstrates leadership in the Association and the wastewater industry who also serves as a mentor or a model for others within the Association.

David has been a licensed wastewater operator for more than 40 years with a wide range of experience in wastewater plant and collection system operations and maintenance, industrial pretreatment, emergency management and local government  administration. He is a Past President of EPWPCOA and is a Wastewater Instructor at Reading Area Community College. He has also been active in EPWPCOA’s Young Professionals program, serving as a mentor and guide to the next generation of Wastewater Professionals.

As I think back on earlier years in this profession, I realize the impact friends and colleagues have had on my professional development. I try to take every opportunity to impart my experiences to the young professionals so they find satisfaction in their contributions to the environment. Their work matters and it is appreciated,” reflects David.

In addition, Michael Sassaman, Senior Project Manager at Entech, received the Past Directors Award, honoring him for his eight (8) years of service to EPWPCOA in his capacity as Director.

Entech has a strong presence at EPWPCOA. In addition to Michael Sassaman and H. David Miller, Kara Humes, Environmental Project Manager and Dale Miller, Engineering Technician, are also Past Presidents of the organization and all four still serve on the Board of Directors. Past recipients of the Leadership and Mentoring Award include Dale Miller and Michael Sassaman.

The Eastern Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Operators Association (EPWPCOA) is a non-profit association whose members are actively involved in protecting the water environment through their profession. Members are operators and supervisory staff at water and wastewater treatment facilities in Eastern Pennsylvania. Associate Members are Consultants, Vendors, and Regulatory Staff.

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