Artesian Resources Corporation announced the promotion of Rodney Wyatt to vice president of Artesian Wastewater Management Inc. Wyatt joined the company in 2005 and has more than 40 years of professional engineering experience and operations management in the water and wastewater fields. In his new role, Wyatt will be paramount in the management of Artesian’s water recharge program, which provides the best treatment and disposal of wastewater in a safe, environmentally beneficial manner.
He will have a key role in planning, engineering, constructing and regionalizing smaller systems, and structuring and implementing new systems to support the infrastructure in the area’s ever-growing communities. He will also help oversee Artesian’s facilities that treat, process and dispose of more than 450 million gallons of wastewater a year.
Wyatt’s extensive background in water and wastewater management includes having served as the public works and county engineer for Sussex County for nine years, and as manager of groundwater programs at the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environment Control for 17 years. He was a founding member and first president of the Delaware On-Site Wastewater Recycling Association, which promotes the vital importance of environmental sustainability by recycling water through on-site wastewater treatment and disposal systems.