The Young Operator of the Year Award (under 25 years old) is an acknowledgment by industry peers to a water industry trainee who has stood out with their enthusiasm and passion to learn about the water industry and demonstrated excellent progress in their training.
The recipient must be a current financial member of WIOG, and will be recognised at the WIOG Annual Conference and in various water industry publications.
The prize is for the winner to travel with the WIOG tour group to Australia, attend the WIOA conference in Bendigo with the option of an exchange opportunity. All expenses paid.
Hall Machinery have generously provided sponsorship for this award.
2017 YOUNG OPERATOR OF THE YEAR WINNER - JAKE HANSHAW, WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR, TAUPO DISTRICT COUNCIL.
Jake being presented by Grant Gutschlag of Hall Machinery, sponsors of the Young Operator award.