Volume 10 Issue 2 February

Getting federal funds for a project, no matter how important, is no easy task. Showing up in Washington, DC, and making a successful …

Volume 10 Issue 1 January

Can Los Angeles be its own main source of water? Through increased storm water capture, water recycling, and groundwater…

Volume 9 Issue 10 Nov/Dec

We are excited this month to feature an interview with our good friend Tanya Trujillo, an experienced water professional who now serves

Volume 9 Issue 9 October

Andy Fecko, the general manager of Placer County Water Agency, was recently named to the Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management

Volume 9 Issue 8 September

Fire Response in Colorado By Kris Polly  In the last half-decade, more than 40 million acres of land in the United States, mostly in the West, have been burned by wildfire. These wildfires affect water quality, send ash and debris into reservoirs, and create the conditions for destructive floods and landslides. In this issue, we […]

Volume 9 Issue 7 July/August 2022

The Pipe Issue By Kris Polly  Every type of pipe has its sweet spot—the application, use, pressure, or soil type for which it is the perfect match. American manufacturers of fiberglass, steel, concrete, lined concrete, plastic, and many other types of pipe are working every day to make their products better, longer lasting, and more […]

Volume 9 Issue 6 June 2022

The Power of Creative Thinking By Kris Polly  Climatic phenomena, project constraints, and environmental and water quality regulations—these issues and many more pose constant challenges to municipal water agencies across the United States. Luckily, professionals in our field are always thinking of new ways to address them. In this issue, we feature stories of long-term […]

Volume 9 Issue 5 May 2022

Introducing Assistant Secretary Mike Connor By Kris Polly  Mike Connor, the new assistant secretary of the army for civil works, brings impressive experience to his position. In addition to experience working for private industry, federal agencies, and the United States Senate, he has served as the deputy secretary of the interior and as the commissioner […]

Volume 9 Issue 4 April 2022

Negotiating the Agreements of the Future By Kris Polly  This month, Municipal Water Leader Contributing Editor Jeff Kightlinger interviews a major figure in the world of water: John Entsminger, the general manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority. Mr. Entsminger discusses the history behind the Drought Contingency Plan and the new 500+ Plan and the […]

Volume 9 Issue 3 March 2022

Addressing Population Growth, Water Demand, and Natural Disasters By Kris Polly  Since July 2021, Dan Buhman has served as the general manager of the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD), which has been providing flood control and water supply services to the city of Fort Worth, Texas, for nearly 100 years. In our cover interview, Mr. […]