Competition

taste test competition

We would like to invite you to participate in the 2018 Taste Test to be held at the WVAWWA Annual Conference at Canaan Valley Resort on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

Please bring (2) filled glass sample bottles with you to Glade Springs Resort and turn in to registration, with your system name, pH, and free & total chlorine results taken at the time of collection on a label attached to each of the bottles. Collect samples as late as possible before leaving for the Glade Springs Resort.

Contact Sam Anderson at (304) 763-2691 or (304) 578-0045 or via email at sam@beckleywater.com for more information.

tapping and meter madness competitions

2017 competition winners

Meter Madness Competition (17 Competitors)

1st Place – Dakota Pentasuglia, Beckley Water Company
2nd Place – Scott Mays, Beckley Water Company

Hydrant Hysteria (inaugural year)

Beckley Water Team
a. Mike Ayers
b. David Keith

Tapping Competition (4 Teams)

1st Place – Beckley Water Tap Masters, Beckley Water Company
a. Setter – Dakota Pentasuglia
b. Cranker – Travis Callaway
c. Copper – Scott Mays
d. Coach – Jonathan Stanley

2nd Place – Blazing Bits, Beckley Water
a. Setter – Jeff Lilly
b. Cranker – Adam Rock
c. Copper – JP Blankenship
d. Coach – Bill Milam

Previous Winners

2016 competition winners

Meter Madness Competition

1st Place – David Humphrey, Beckley Water Company, 15.78 sec (final)
2nd Place – Scott Mays, Beckley Water Company, 20.75 sec (final)
3rd Place – Kira Shamblin, West Virginia American Water Kanawha Valley District, 18.28 sec (preliminary)

Tapping Competition

1st Place – Beckley Water Tap Masters, Beckley Water Company, 2:09.44
2nd Place – Baylee’s Beating Hearts, West Virginia American Water Kanawha Valley District, 2:14.12
3rd Place – Beckley Blazin Bits, Beckley Water Company, 2:31.78

2015 competition winners

Taste Test Competition

There were 14 entries for the 2015 Taste Test, which took place at the Annual Conference. Sam Anderson of Beckley Water Company organized the contest; his time and effort are greatly appreciated. Three judges rated each entry on qualities such as clarity, taste, aftertaste and overall impression. All three said it was a very close contest.

1st Place – WV American Water Gassaway Plant
2nd Place – City of Buckhannon

Meter Madness Competition

Scott Mays – Beckley Water Company

Tapping Competition

Beckley Water Company “Blazing Bits”
Paul Radford, David Keith, Bill Milam, John Paul Blankenship

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