Nara Manor

Water Pollution Control
Title: Department Head
Phone: 765-648-6565
Nara Manor

Nara Manor is currently the superintendent for the City of Anderson Water Pollution Control Utility. She has worked for the City of Anderson for 29 years, beginning her career in the laboratory and working as a technician, bacteriologist, and the chief chemist. Manor has also held the industrial surveillance manager and assistant superintendent positions.

Manor has a bachelors degree in biology and an associates degree in chemistry and holds the State of Indiana I Class IV and Class D license. She received the John M. Craddock award for 2004-2005, the 20 year WEF Award, and the Quarter Century Operator Award.

Currently, Manor serves as chairperson for the IWEA Municipal Pretreatment Committee. Manor was awarded the IIOA 2009 Leadership Award and is a frequent presenter at technical conferences on regulatory issues and wastewater process control procedures.

  • Oversees the daily operations and personnel involved in wastewater treatment and sewer maintenance.
  • Consults with and offers direction and leadership to subordinate supervisors and foremen.
  • Oversees purchasing activities of both departments, including the final approval for major purchases.
  • Oversees payroll activities, including authorizing overtime, staff assignments, and employee pay.
  • Analyzes plant operations, and develops and implements operational improvements, as needed.
  • Prepares department budgets and administers budgets upon approval.
  • Reviews and analyzes all department activities and prepares and submits annual reports to appropriate person or agency.
  • Evaluates plant supervisors and secretarial staff, reviews evaluations of all other salaried personnel, and assists in administration of all employee grievance procedures.
  • Periodically establishes, implements, reviews, and updates work and safety rules for the departments.
  • Provides information as necessary to public and media sources.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

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