Connections: Dearing promoted to manage new compliance department for Beaver Water District

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Lowell-based utility Beaver Water District has formed a new compliance department and promoted Mindi Dearing as the division’s manager. The promotion is effective Oct. 1.

Dearing, a former laboratory supervisor who has worked for the district since January 2005, will be responsible for the research, analysis and evaluation of regulatory activities that impact the drinking water industry and ensure the district is in compliance with federal, state and local entities.

Dearing received a bachelor’s degree in biological science from Oklahoma State University and later worked as an environmental chemist for the Oklahoma City Water and Wastewater Utilities Department until moving to Arkansas in 2005. Dearing also completed an MBA with an emphasis in strategic communications from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in May 2019.

For more than 50 years, the Beaver Water District has supplied drinking water sourced from Beaver Lake to Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Bentonville. These cities pump, store, distribute and resell the water to more than 350,000 customers, including people and industries in the cities and surrounding areas.

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