A Clinton woman has earned a state award for her work as a laboratory supervisor for the city of Clinton.

The Water Environment Federation and the Iowa Water Environment Association awarded Jane Teney, laboratory supervisor for Clinton’s wastewater treatment plant, with this year’s state Laboratory Analyst Excellence award.

The award recognizes individuals for outstanding performance, professionalism and contributions to the water quality analysis profession. This honor also acknowledges efforts in wastewater and environmental aquatic analyses and service that have been beneficial to the nominee’s facility.

The IAWEA is a nonprofit association of wastewater treatment operators, regulators, engineers, teachers, vendors and students who have joined together to promote the protection of Iowa’s resources of clean water and the environment by providing opportunities for participation, education and training.  

Teney is a graduate of Southwest State University in Marshall, Minn., and Bethesda Lutheran Medical Center in St. Paul, Minn., with a bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology. She has been the laboratory supervisor for Clinton’s wastewater treatment facility for 15 years.

Teney is married to Steve and together they have two children, Alexander and Christopher.

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