By Rich Petschke

The Chief Operator of the City of Oneonta’s Water Treatment Plant has been recognized by the New York Section American Water Works Association.

Stanley Shaffer, a 37 year employee of City of Oneonta will receive the association’s 2017 Operators Meritorious Service Award at the organization’s Annual Conference on April 26 in Saratoga Springs.

In a statement Mayor Gary Herzig states the residents of Oneonta can take healthy water for granted every day as a direct result of Stan Shaffer’s work.