WEAT NTS: City of Garland's Rowlett and Duck Creek WWTP Improvements and Facility Tours

Join the WEAT North Texas Section for a presentation about the City of Garland's Rowlett and Duck Creek WWTP Improvements and facility tours!


4:30 PM - Networking

5:00 PM - Start buffet line

5:30 PM - Welcome and introductions

5:45 PM - City of Garland's Rowlett and Duck Creek WWTP Improvements

6:30 PM - Plant tours

1.0 hour of CEU credit was approved for wastewater utility operators.


Alex Stuart, City of Garland

Alex Stuart has worked for the City of Garland Duck Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant for 36 years. He started at the Duck Creek WWTP at the age of 18. Late he advanced to the position of Shift Supervisor. He earned his Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) ‘A’ Waste Water Operational License in 2009. He has worked in the operations field for 30 Years. Alex is currently the Plant Superintendent for Duck Creek WWTP. He has been in this position for 6 years. Under his direction and from the organized teams of operations and maintenance the Duck Creek WWTP has won multiple Silver, Gold, and Platinum awards and numerous safety awards.

Malcolm Parker, City of Garland

Malcolm Parker is the Plant Superintendent of the Rowlett Creek WWTP for the City of Garland. The Rowlett Creek WWTP provides regional sewer services to Garland and surrounding communities of approximately 200,000 residents. The Rowlett Creek WWTP permitted capacity is 24 MGD design flow and 43 MGD peak flow. The Rowlett Creek WWTP has 25 employees. Malcolm Parker graduated from Coyne American Institute in Chicago, IL. Malcolm relocated to Garland, TX, in 1986. Malcolm has 36 years of experience in wastewater treatment. Malcolm has 22 years of experience as an operator at the City of Garland’s Rowlett Creek WWTP and 14 years of experience as Plant Superintendent.

Mark Perkins, Mead & Hunt

Mark Perkins has over 40 years of professional experience in permitting, planning, design, and construction administration for municipal water and wastewater facilities. He has been directly responsible for the successful completion of water and wastewater facility expansion, upgrade, and rehabilitation projects totaling over $300 million. Much of Mark's practice over the last 20 years has focused on odor and corrosion management in wastewater conveyance and treatment facilities.

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