South Farmingdale, NY - September 17, 2015 - South Farmingdale Water District, which serves North Massapequa, South Farmingdale, parts of Seaford, and parts of Bethpage is proud to announce the appointment of Francis (Frank) J. Koch, P.E. as its new superintendent. Mr. Koch arrives at South Farmingdale Water District with 23 years of experience from the Incorporated Village of Garden City. He was a project engineer for his first 7 years at Garden City and then served for 16 years as Superintendent of Water Operations.
A professional engineer, Mr. Koch brings a wealth of knowledge and technical experience to South Farmingdale Water District. He is largely qualified to work directly with the District’s professional engineering firms and brings a different perspective to the operations team. “Part of my job is to have everyone come together for the betterment of the District,” said Mr. Koch. “I look forward to working with our outside vendors and engineers and to having our crew be ready for all of the projects that help maintain and run this District. South Farmingdale has a stellar reputation within the water industry, and I’m fortunate to work alongside an incredibly dedicated group of individuals.”
Mr. Koch grew up in Malverne and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering – Civil Engineering from Manhattan College. He moved to Westchester, NY for a brief period of time following college before returning to his roots in Malverne, where he has continued to live since and has been married to his wife Kelly for the last 10 years. Mr. Koch is also a former volunteer for the Malverne Fire Department and an active member of his local community.
Since 1931, SFWD has been providing clean, quality water to the communities it serves, including South Farmingdale, North Massapequa, and parts of Bethpage, Seaford and Massapequa Park. For more information please contact the South Farmingdale Water District’s office at 40 Langdon Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735. Telephone: (516) 249-3330, or visit www.sfwater.com.