Water Tasting Contest
The 49th annual Central West Texas Regional Water School will hold the “Best Tasting Water Contest” at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9,2017 in the main foyer of the Abilene Convention Center at 1100 N. 6th Street.
Public water systems are encouraged to enter their water in the contest by contacting Mike Michaud at the Environmental Lab at (325) 676-6041 no later than Monday, May 8, 2017. Contestants must be public water systems that actually treat the drinking water themselves and have at least one representative who is a member of the Texas Water Utilities Association (TWUA).
The judges, who are members in good standing with the TWUA, will look for specific taste qualities when determining the award winners. The categories for the contest are:
- Best Ground Water, population greater than 10,000
- Best Ground Water, population less than 10,000
- Best Surface Water, population greater than 10,000
- Best Surface Water, population less than 10,000
- Best Overall Tasting Water
The contest winners will be announced during the Central West Texas Regional Water School luncheon at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9 on the exhibition floor of the Abilene Convention Center.
The TWUA Central West Texas Regional School provides training for area and regional water and wastewater employees for licensing.