Water wise Les wins NZ trip

COFFS Harbour City Council’s operator at the Karangi Water Treatment Plant Les Potter spent last week in New Zealand, thanks to his skills in working with water.

Mr Potter, who has worked as the operator of the Karangi Water Treatment Plant for 18 years, won the overseas professional development tour, which included a study tour of water and wastewater plants; an industry conference; airfares and accommodation, when he was voted Water Directorate NSW Operator of the Year for 2010 at the Water Industry Operator’s Association Conference at Bathurst in April.

The award recognised initiative, excellent performance and all-round attention to detail.



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