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ARWA Annual Technical Training Conference

Alabama’s 2018
State Drinking Water Taste Test Winner

Congratulations to
Leeds Water Works Board

Congratulations to
Leeds Water Works Board

who will compete in the National Drinking Water Taste Test in February, 2019 in Washington D.C.

Water Taste Test

Best Tasting Water in Alabama!

Compete to Win!

Tuesday,
March 19, 2019

 

To Enter:

  • Pre-register for the Water Taste Test on the Conference Registration Form and mail or FAX to the ARWA,
  • Upon arriving in Mobile, register your one gallon sample with the Registration Desk. The Water Samples will be refrigerated by the ARWA until the Taste Test, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. during the Rural Water Country Luncheon which will be held in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Please have the one gallon glass container of water labeled with your Utility Name on the BOTTOM.
  • Please have your water sample chilled in a small labeled cooler. Please no large coolers as space will not allow. All coolers must be picked up by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday from the Water Taste Test Stage area in the Exhibit Hall.
  • System must meet ADEM approval having no violations of bacteriological or chemical monitoring prior to the Taste Test.

Judging Criteria:

A panel of judges will be selected to choose the winners.

Judges will consider:

  • Taste
  • Clarity
  • Odor

Preliminary Judging will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19th.

Six finalists will be selected for final judging during the Rural Water Country Luncheon Tuesday, March 19th at 11:30 a.m.

A 1st place and 2nd place winner will be selected. If the 1st place winner fails to notify the ARWA by December 1, 2019 of their representative who plans to participate in the National Drinking Water Taste Test, the 2nd place winner will be given the opportunity to participate.

Final Winner will win:

  • One round trip airline ticket to Washington, D.C. to compete in the National Drinking Water Taste Test February 2020. All other expenses are the responsibility of the Utility. The Utility must provide to the ARWA by December 1, 2019 the name of the utility representative planning to travel to D.C. to participate in the National Taste Test.
  • News release article in the ARWA quarterly magazine, “The Waterline”.
  • Taste Test Winner Sign

Runner Up will receive:

  • Taste Test 2nd Place Sign
  • If the 1st Place winner forfeits the National Taste Test opportunity, the 2nd Place Winner may participate. If the 1st place winner fails to notify the ARWA by December 1, 2019 of their representative who plans to participate in the National Drinking Water Taste Test, the 2nd place winner will be given the opportunity to participate.

 

Water Taste Test Flyer PDF file


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