WV IFLOWS' Andy Teter Honored with Outstanding Service Award


​​Emergency Management Division's Andrew Teter Honored with Outstanding Service Award from the National Hydrologic Warning Council ​

Andy Award w Pres.pngCHARLESTON, WV – At their annual conference in June, the National Hydrologic Warning Council (NHWC) announced West Virginia's Andrew Teter as the recipient of the 2021-2023 Outstanding Service Award.

Teter, a talented and dedicated supervisor from the West Virginia Emergency Management Division's (WVEMD) Integrated Flood Observing and Warning System (IFLOWS), was recognized for his contributions and achievements in leadership and the network's renovation and maintenance. In addition to the Outstanding Service Award, Teter was elected to the NHWC Board of Directors.

“Mr. Teter's dedication, strong work ethic, and problem-solving skills make him a valuable asset to our team," said WVEMD Mission Support Chief Jeffery Perry. “His exceptional leadership and commitment to the network's repair are a testament to his work ethic and dedication."

NHWC is a leading organization striving to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of hydrologic warning systems across the United States. The outstanding service award is designed to acknowledge and celebrate individuals like Teter, who demonstrate unwavering dedication to their work in ensuring the safety and protection of communities from the impact of floods and other water-related hazards.

AndyAwardTrophy.pngThe Outstanding Service Award not only recognizes Teter's impressive achievements but also his commitment to sharing knowledge and collaborating with his IFLOWS team and other professionals in the field. Through his tireless efforts in education and training initiatives, he is helping build a community of skilled professionals equipped with the latest techniques and tools vital in managing hydrologic risks.

The WVEMD and the entire West Virginia IFLOWS community extend their sincere congratulations to Andrew Teter for this extraordinary achievement.


About the National Hydrologic Warning Council (NHWC)
The National Hydrologic Warning Council (NHWC) is a non-profit organization that strives to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of hydrologic warning systems throughout the United States. NHWC brings together experts from various fields to share knowledge, best practices, and innovative ideas to improve community resilience in the face of water-related hazards.

About West Virginia IFLOWS

West Virginia's Integrated Flood Observing and Warning System (IFLOWS) is a state-of-the-art program designed to provide real-time data, accurate flood forecasts, and timely warnings to protect and safeguard communities from the detrimental impacts of flooding. IFLOWS combines advanced technology with effective partnerships to help West Virginians make informed decisions during severe weather events.

Contact Information

Lora D. Lipscomb, WVEMD Public Information Officer