Village of Moweaqua Wins Best Tasting Water

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Village of Moweaqua Wins Illinois Rural Water Association’s Award for “Best Tasting Water”

On Tuesday, February 19, 2019 the Illinois Rural Water Association, the state’s largest rural utility association, selected the entry from the Village of Moweaqua as its “Best Tasting Water” at their 37th Annual Technical Conference in Effingham.

The Illinois Rural Water Association’s “Best Tasting Water” Award is given to a water supply based on scoring by a panel of unbiased judges in a “double blind” water taste test. Out of all the entries, the Village of Moweaqua’s entry was decided to be the best tasting overall. The Village of Moweaqua received a Certificate from the Illinois Rural Water Association and will be invited to send an entry to the National Rural Water Association’s Annual Taste Test at their “Rural Water Rally” in Washington D.C.

Accepting the “Best Tasting Water” Award for 2019 at Illinois Rural Water Association’s 37th Annual Technical Conference in Effingham, IL was Louie Jordan, Water Superintendent Village of Moweaqua.

The Illinois Rural Water Association is a private, not-for-profit association of small water and wastewater systems, and is dedicated to training and technical assistance to those individuals who work in the water and wastewater industry. For more information, visit IRWA’s website at

Pictured Below: Mayor- Boomer Neece, Street & Alley Superintendent- Ramiro Estrada, IRWA representative- Chuck Woodworth, Water Superintendent- Louie Jordan and Street & Water Assistant- Anderson Himes.

Congratulations Louie!!!