Representatives of Kentucky’s public water and wastewater utilities gathered for Kentucky Rural Water Association’s (KRWA) 39th Annual Conference held in Louisville, Kentucky From August 27-29, 2018. John Dix, General Manager of Warren County Water District, Butler County Water System, Inc. and Simpson County Water District was elected President of Kentucky Rural Water Association’s Board of Directors.
Dix has been a part of Bowling Green and South Central Kentucky since 1992 when he first joined Warren Water. Dix’s career also included serving as Vice President of the regional engineering firm Cannon & Cannon, Inc., City Engineer for Bartlett, Tennessee, and as a Submarine Naval Architect for the Department of the Navy. A Civil Engineering graduate of Virginia Tech in 1982, he was elected to the KRWA Board of Directors in August 2015 and has served as Vice President for the past two years. Dix has taken part in a large number of KRWA training activities and conferences as a participant, speaker and instructor. John also serves as the President of the Kentucky Rural Water Finance Corporation. Dix continues to be active in various other state and local activities, he was appointed to the state Water Resources Board by Governor Bevin in 2016, named Vice President of the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Executive Committee in 2017 and serves as Secretary for the Rochester Dam Regional Water Commission.
“It is an honor to represent the Kentucky Rural Water Association who provides support and resources to utilities from across the state” stated John Dix, Warren County Water District General Manager. “With the upcoming celebration of their 40th anniversary next year, it’s a special time to celebrate the growth and advancements of this organization.”