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Dave is a 1987 graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts. He is President of Bartholomew Water Services, Inc., founded in 2008. His company specializes in the Operation & Maintenance of residential and commercial onsite systems as well as privately owned wastewater collection systems (sewers), lift stations, force mains, stormwater systems, and reclaim/reuse water facilities. His company territory covers the entire State of Arizona.

He has close to 30 years of experience in the water and wastewater industry. 17 of those years were spent at the PGA South Super Fund Project as Head of Operations at the Phoenix-Goodyear Airport.

Dave was certified as a Systems Inspector by NAWT in 2006 and has since received training in Soils Evaluation, Systems Design, and Systems Inspection. He is OSHA HazWOPER certified and holds certifications as a Wastewater Collection Systems Operator, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, and Water Treatment Plant Operator.

Dave currently serves as Vice-Chair on the ADEQ Onsite Wastewater Advisory Committee, which advises the State of Arizona in key matters involving our industry.

Dave joined the AzOWRA Board of Directors in 2009, served as President in 2013, and continues to serve as a Board of Directors member.

The Bartholomew family is now three generations deep in the effort to protect Arizona's precious water resource and the health of its people.

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March 20, 2013
Letter of Recommendation: David R. Bartholomew "Bartholomew Water Services, Inc.

I recently purchased a one-acre lot home on its own well and septic system. Per the loan qualification, we needed a well and septic certification. Bartholomew Waste Services was highly recommended by my roofing company, so I called them along with numerous other companies in the local Phoenix area. Dave Bartholomew immediately rose to the top of the list with his responsive and professional communication. His pricing was complete and competitive, with no grey areas and additional charges the other businesses had added. I reviewed his resume revealing that he was a local college graduate and had been in business for many years. His resume also shows that he is probably one of "the most- if not the best qualified Wastewater Engineers in the Valley of the Sun." His service was not only on time but early onsite for the job and he personally performed a comprehensive well certification. He also walked my property and gave me insight into my septic system and its complete operation. His reports were complete and accurate, detailing the entire lab results per my needs. I highly recommend Bartholomew Waste Water Service for any of your Well or Waste Water needs and will continue to give his name to everyone that needs his services. If you want Honest and On-Time service, call Dave, and you will not be disappointed.

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Phoenix Arizona

September 1, 2010
To Whom It May Concern:
RE: Letter of Recommendation for
Bartholomew Water Services, Inc

The Matthew Henson Apartments, located at 840 W. Tonto St., Phoenix, Az 85007 is a Neighborhood Revitalization plan and a partnership between McCormack Baron Ragan, St. Louis, Missouri, and The City of Phoenix. The community is comprised of 600 apartments and townhomes, spanning approximately seven city blocks, just minutes from the Phoenix Downtown area.

For the past two years, Bartholomew Water Services, Inc. has maintained our community's private sewer systems with the highest level of customer service and quality.

I would highly recommend this business to any professional organization which desires the highest level of professional service and attention to quality within the industry.

I look forward to many years of service from Bartholomew Wastewater Services, Inc., as they are reliable, honest, and competitive within the market prices!


Jill A. Davenport
Phoenix Region, Area Manager
Henson Village Apartments
840 W. Tonto St.
Phoenix, Az 85007

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