AWWA names new VP

Mitch Kannenberg, an associate vice president in the Sioux Falls, South Dakota office of Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc. (LBG), has been elected a vice president by the board of directors of the American Water Works Association (AWWA).

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Jan. 22, 2016 – Mitch Kannenberg, an associate vice president in the Sioux Falls, South Dakota office of Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc. (LBG), has been elected a vice president by the board of directors of the American Water Works Association (AWWA).

Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.

An AWWA member for over 15 years, Mr. Kannenberg is currently a member of AWWA’s board of directors, and is active in the organization’s South Dakota section. He is a past chair of the section, and has served on and chaired several section councils. He was awarded AWWA’s George Warren Fuller award for distinguished service in the water supply field in 2012.

Over the past 25 years, Mr. Kannenberg has worked on a multitude of projects involving groundwater quality and groundwater resource evaluation. Projects have included groundwater supply sustainability and development evaluations and well field design. His recent projects have included the design, construction and development of groundwater sources providing from 300 gpm to over 3,000 gpm to public water supply systems and industrial developments.

Kannenberg is a licensed Professional Engineer and a graduate of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, where he earned a M.S. degree in geological engineering.

Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc. was the first consulting firm in the United States to specialize in groundwater geology. For over half a century, LBG has been a recognized leader in the development and management of groundwater resources as well as environmental and remedial engineering. Headquartered in Shelton, CT, LBG has 23 regional offices throughout the U.S.

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