Drought-proof water supplies on the horizon in Big Bear Valley
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA
“I am passionate about ensuring that there is adequate supply available to serve all urban, agricultural and environmental water needs.”
OFF THE CLOCK
His duties at WSC include preparing urban water management plans and integrated regional water management plans. He also creates maps of water resources, conveyance facilities, demands, and proposed infrastructure and analyze data using GIS; prepares conceptual designs of indirect potable reuse programs; assists in the design and preparation of construction documents for potable water pipelines and for equipping injection wells; prepares sewer system management plans to help utilities comply with California Sanitary Sewer System Waste Discharge Requirements; and assists utilities in securing grant and low-interest loan funding through USDA’s Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant Program.
I have a vision of healthy natural watersheds coexisting in a region with productive cities and agriculture. I refer back to this vision and see how the work I’m doing for clients will lead to that water future. I am driven to find the win-win solutions that mutually benefit all users. We can achieve this through integrated regional and local planning, cooperative partnerships, water use efficiency, and optimization of water resources.