Water Department's Cheng Appointed To National Drinking Water Standards Council

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LONG BEACH, CA - Dr. Robert C. Cheng, PhD, P.E., Water Quality and Process Manager for the Long Beach Water Department, has been appointed to the Standards Council of the American Water Works Association (AWWA). In the absence of Federal or State water quality standards regulatory authorities often look to the AWWA Standards Council for guidance in developing new rules and regulations relating to water quality and treatment practices. Dr. Cheng will serve a three-year term. Since 1908, the AWWA has developed standards to promote clean, safe drinking water. Today, 147 products and procedures are covered by AWWA standards.