City of Rehoboth Beach Employees Recognized for Earning Utility Management Certifications

July 31st, 2020

The City of Rehoboth Beach is pleased to announce that three employees in the Water Department have received Utility Management Certification. Ryan Walsen, David Marvel, and James Kersey were recently recognized for receiving their certification through the Delaware Rural Water Association’s Water University.

Today, the water industry is more complex than ever before. The Utility Management Certification Program is designed to enhance the financial, managerial, and operational effectiveness of water systems across the country and to create a national designation for qualified, utility managers. As the industry changes, there is a strong need to recognize the individuals who provide management leadership to the industry and create a standard for meeting the demands of the future. With this certification, the competency and efficiency of utility managers are enhanced, and of great value to the systems they manage.

For more information, please contact the Communications Department at 302-227-6181 ext. 522 or [email protected].

From left:  City Manager Sharon Lynn, Water Operator Ryan Walsen, DRWA Apprenticeship Coordinator Elizabeth Grogan, Director of Public Works Kevin Williams, Water Operator David Marvel, DRWA Apprenticeship Consultant Lynn Danner, Water Operator James Kersey, Water Superintendent Robert Downs, and DRWA FSA Sourcewater Specialist Anita Beckel.