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Butte-Silver Bow Water Staff Receive Outstanding Awards

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Two members of the Butte-Silver Bow water staff are recognized for their community-saving actions.

Doug Finnicum and Jim Dennehy received outstanding service awards at the Montana Rural Water Systems Conference in Great Falls on Thursday.

Despite criticism, they formulated a plan to address falling levels of disinfection byproduct in the Big Hole system serving Butte.

This saved the community from constructing an unneeded $7 million dollar treatment plant expansion.

"I am proud of the hard work, dedication and service of Doug and Jim," said Chief Executive Matt Vincent. "It's always encouraging and well-deserved to see our Butte-Silver Bow employees recognized for the excellent work they do for our citizens day-in and day-out."

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