Efrem Rodriguez

First Place
 Santa Ana River Basin Section

Efrem Rodriguez began his career in 1991 with South Coast Water District Coastal Treatment Plant and served as a Certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. In 2003, Efrem became the Senior Lift Station Mechanic in the Sanitary Operations Department and is now currently the Collection System Supervisor. Efrem holds a Grade IV Collections System Operator, a Grade III Mechanical Technologist, has obtained an Environmental Studies Certificate and a C-36 Contractor State License.

Efrem is dedicated employee and enjoys his work 30 Years in the industry shows his passion for his field.


The CWEA Quarter Century Recognition Program recognizes water professionals for their commitment to improving the quality of life and the protection of the environment. CWEA Quarter Century Recognition Program honorees have dedicated their careers in a challenging and most vital profession, the water environment field. These essential professionals who have spent countless hours improving our water environment include: Operators; Collection System, Maintenance, Laboratory, and Environmental Compliance personnel; Engineers; and Administrators.

CWEA Quarter Century honorees will be presented with a certificate recognizing their achievement and a lapel pin they can proudly wear identifying them as members of this elite group of professionals.

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