Heath Ward, executive director of Springdale Water Utilities, was named manager of the year by the Arkansas Water and Wastewater Managers Association during the group’s 2017 annual conference in Memphis in July. He was cited for his work in the organization and supporting sound policies and legislation that have benefited water and wastewater providers across the state. Recipients of the award are selected by past winners. Ward is the association’s secretary-treasurer and legislative chairman.

Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette (2017, August 27). BUSINESS PEOPLE Northwest Arkansas. Retrieved from URL – https://www.nwaonline.com/news/2017/aug/27/business-people-20170827/?news-arkansas-nwa