Water and Wastewater
Operator Qualifications

Jack W. Kates Jr. President/CEO/ Operations Manager
20+ years of experience that includes:

  • Biological Wastewater Treatment License #A 10072
  • Water Treatment License #A 5615
  • Water Distribution License #B 82
  • Physical/Chemical License #B 5653
  • Lab Director for Water Systems, Inc. SC40107 (Field Testing Parameters)
  • Lab Director for Southeastern Environmental, LLC. SC32576 (Microbiology, Inorganic)
  • Water and wastewater treatment.
  • Visible Emissions Evaluator.
  • Water distribution construction and repairs.
  • Utilities management.
  • Diagnostic of water and wastewater facilities.
  • Office management.
  • Storm water management.
  • Infrastructure researcher for development or future growth.
  • Grant writing and fund researcher.

Jack W. Kates, Sr. Senior Operator
35+ years of experience that includes:

  • Small business owner.
  • Water and wastewater treatment.
  • Water distribution construction and repairs.
  • Utility management.
  • Diagnostic of water and wastewater facilities.
  • Office management.
  • Biological Wastewater operator License #B 3824
  • Water Treatment License #B 1928

Larry "Dale" Weatherford
10+ years of experience that includes:

  • Water and wastewater treatment.
  • Water distribution construction and repairs.
  • Utility management.
  • Diagnostic of water and wastewater facilities.
  • Pump station repair.
  • D Level License # 13544 Biological Wastewater Operator.
  • D level License # 8378 Drinking Water Operator License.
  • C Level License # 1615 Water Distribution Operator.