CSWEA PWOperators

    Ops Challenge 2018

    CSWEA Pumpers

    • Luke Markko (Captain) – North Moraine WRD, IL
    • Joe Watson – NEW Water, WI
    • Brent Perz – Baxter and Woodman, IL
    • Dan Hughes – Carol Stream WRC, IL
    • Chris Lefebvre (Coach) – Stevens Point, WI
    CSWEA Shovelers

    • Wade Lagle (Captain) – Urbana & Champaign SD, IL
    • Marc Zimmerman – Janesville WW Utility, WI
    • Matt Streicher – Glenbard WW Authority, IL
    • Jason Neighbors – Glenbard WW Authority, IL
    • Tom Dickson (Coach) – City of Oconomowoc, WI

    Ops Challenge 2017

    Ops Challenge 2015


    Top row, left to right: Jason Neighbors, Marc Zimmerman, Tom Dickson, Jim Miller, Joe Rubbelke, Justin Pratt
    Bottom row, left to right: Matt Streicher, Mike Murphy, Chris Lefebvre, Chris Kleist

    Central States Volunteer Helps Operations Challenge Team Win First in Division 2 Laboratory Event

    Shovelers :1st Place Trophy for Lab Event in Division 2
    3rd Place Trophy for Process Control Event in Division 2

    Ops Challenge 2014





    Captain Joe Rubbelke

    (Intertech, MN)

    Todd Sheridan

    (Northern Moraine WRD)

    Mike Murphy

    (Green Bay, WI)

    Katyh Hammel


    Coach Tom Dickson






    Captain Chris Kleist

    (Duluth, MN)

    Brian Skafe

    (Janesville WWTP)

    Justin Pratt

    (City of Moline)

    Chris Lefebvre

    (Stevens Point WWTP)

    Coach Jim Miller

    (Foth Co., MN)



    Mission Statement

    To provide a Water Environment Federation (WEF) organization (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin) offering multiple opportunities for the exchange of water quality knowledge and experiences among its members and the public and to foster a greater awareness of water quality achievements and challenges.