Washington Water Service’s Paul Robischon Acknowledged for His 42-Year Commitment to Water Service With Lifetime Achievement Award By State Department of Health
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According to the DOH, Robischon’s career was marked by serving, teaching, and mentoring others in the water industry. During his tenure at Washington Water, Paul initiated and developed many new ideas and solutions for improving efficiency of operations, customer service, and water quality. For example, he developed a test method for locating and sealing areas in concrete storage tanks that could potentially become a pathway for intrusion, thereby protecting the quality of the stored water. Paul was also acknowledged by DOH for his commitment to safety, having developed a process for sanitizing storage tanks that was environmentally friendly and minimized worker exposure.
“Protecting our customers’ and our employees’ health and safety is our top priority, and Paul spent his career identifying and mitigating potential risks, managing efficient operations, and ensuring that our customers had access to a safe and reliable water supply around the clock,” said
This is the third time the DOH has formally acknowledged Washington Water and its staff in recent years. Last year, Water Quality Manager
Washington Water serves 17,500 customer connections in nearly 200 water systems throughout the state. One of the largest regulated water utilities in the state, Washington Water (as
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