Mitch Kannenberg Receives AWWA’s George Warren Fuller Award
The South Dakota Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) has named Mitch Kannenberg South Dakota’s recipient of the George Warren Fuller Award.
George Warren Fuller Awards are presented annually by the AWWA to selected members of the organization’s sections around the country for distinguished service to the water supply field. Mr. Kannenberg was presented with the George Warren Fuller award pin at the joint annual conference of the South Dakota Section of AWWA (SDAWWA), the South Dakota Water and Wastewater Association (SDWWA), and the South Dakota Water Environment Association. He will be presented with the George Warren Fuller Award plaque at AWWA’s 2012 Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE) to be held in Dallas, TX June 10-14, 2012.
Mr. Kannenberg is an Associate in the Sioux Falls, South Dakota office of Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc. (LBG), a professional groundwater and environmental engineering services firm. His work has included groundwater resource analysis, including exploration, well field design, and water rights permitting in fractured bedrock and in sand and gravel aquifers in South Dakota and North Dakota. He has also performed detailed analysis of groundwater and surface water interaction in shallow alluvial aquifers along the Missouri River in Pierre, SD and in a glacial aquifer along the Sheyenne River near Kindred, ND. In Benson County, North Dakota and in Lincoln County, South Dakota, he oversaw exploration borehole and test well location selection and planning, oversaw the test hole drilling for new supply wells, as well as the design and specifications development for new water supply wells.
A licensed professional engineer in South Dakota, Mr. Kannenberg holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in geological engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. He has been active in the SD Section of AWWA (SDAWWA), serving as the Association Chair in 2010, as well as chairing the Technical & Education Council and serving on other SDAWWA councils in the past. Mr. Kannenberg is currently serving on the SDWWA Board of Directors as the SDAWWA Board Liaison. He is a Past President of the South Dakota Association of Environmental Professionals, and a member of the Geological Society of America and the National Ground Water Association.