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At Rural Water District No. 1 Ellsworth County, Kansas, we are committed to providing safe, quality and reliable water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

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General Manager Employment Opportunity

May 21, 2018

Post Rock Rural Water District is currently accepting resumes from qualified candidates to serve as General Manager.

The ideal candidate is an experienced manager and demonstrates outstanding leadership skills. He/she exhibits strong financial acumen. The general manager is business-oriented with a customer service focus. The selected candidate will thrive in facilitating policy discussions and strategic planning among the Board of Directors. He/she must be an exceptional communicator both verbally and in writing.

Post Rock Rural Water District serves nearly 1,500 retail customers across 10 counties.  The General Manager is responsible for planning and budgeting activities to maintain...

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Plastic, plastic, everywhere

Plastic, plastic, everywhere

September 01, 2018

The production of plastic has grown 8 percent a year for decades, much more than any other manufactured material, because plastic is just so useful. We use it for packaging (43%) and construction (20%); we have plastic in our clothes, our cars, our computers.

Plastic really is everywhere.

“Roland Geyer, an industrial ecologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, says no one had tallied how much plastic people have manufactured since its invention. When he did it, he was shocked at what he found. 'Eight point three billion metric tons of plastics produced so far. That's just really a staggering amount.' He did some calculations to understand that number. 'And it turned out that it can cover an area the size of Argentina,' he says, 'which is the eighth-largest country in the world.' 

'Ankle deep.'"NPR

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