Greg Schuler Named Municipal Water System Operations Specialist of the Year
The South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems (SDARWS) recently named Greg Schuler from the City of Sioux Falls Water Purification Division as the Municipal Water System Operations Specialist of the Year.
Schuler has been employed with the City of Sioux Falls Water Purification Division since 1996. During his time with the Sioux Falls Water Purification Division, he has earned his Class IV Water Treatment certificate and was promoted to a Lead Water Operator in October of 2004. Greg is a big-picture person; he is a motivated member of the Water Purification Division Operations Group. Greg has seen a need for teaching the next generation of water operators and whole heartily rose to the challenge of completing this task. Greg patiently takes the time to explain and train these new team members so they have the proper skills and knowledge and the correct technical aspects to provide potable water for years to come. Greg continues to be the go-to guy when it comes to preparing the Operations team and equipment for summer high demand season. He meticulously inspects and flushes each piece of equipment to ensure it is ready for the upcoming summer season. Schuler’s 32 years of experience, his easy-going demeanor, his positive attitude, his ability to work with anyone, and his knowledge of the treatment process have made him a most vital asset to the City of Sioux Falls Water Purification Division.
The South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to enhancing South Dakota’s water and wastewater industries by providing training and on-site technical assistance. As a member-driven organization, SDARWS is financially supported through its membership dues and grant programs. Membership is open to all organizations and individuals associated with our industries.