Women in Water


Video: Cindy Messer, Chief Deputy Director DWR, in ‘Follow Her Lead’ Interview

March 20, 2020

Cindy Messer was sworn in as chief deputy director of the California Department of Water Resources the day after the …

Third Annual CA Water Week Elevates Water Professionals, Highlights Water Jobs

October 16, 2019

Water professionals from all over California were once again recognized for the significant impact they are making in our water …

Meet Emerging Leader Nataly Dakak: Environmental Engineering Associate, LA Sanitation  

July 15, 2019

Nataly Dakak loves what she does, encourages other young women to get into water and other STEM fields, and sees potable reuse of wastewater as the …

CA-NV AWWA Women’s Leadership Committee Symposium – Sept 10th, Montclair

July 10, 2019

The CA-NV AWWA Women’s Leadership Committee will host September Symposium: Keys to Effective Leadership on Sept 10th. Location: Chino Basin …

Meet Emerging Leader, Lucia Diaz, Facilities Program Supervisor, Inland Empire Utilities Agency 

July 5, 2019

 Lucia Diaz used to hang around her dad’s construction firm, an experience she says taught her well about contractors, construction …

Meet Emerging Leader, Amy Hwang: Associate Engineer, Central Marin Sanitation Agency

July 2, 2019

Amy Hwang wanted to be where the action was. Water. Wastewater. Water reuse.  So after receiving her engineering degree from the University …

Supporting Women in Wastewater Workshop

May 21, 2019

Support for our coverage of Women in Water is provided by DN Tanks. The Professional Development Committee and the Students …

Women Impacting Water Returns to AC

May 21, 2019

Support for our coverage of Women in Water is provided by DN Tanks. At AC19 Palm Springs, CWEA held it’s …

Video: LA Sanitation’s Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Facility

January 2, 2019

Our Water Future: ‘Water is a Topic of Conversation for Everyone’

August 19, 2018

Coverage of water workforce topics supported by waterTALENT Debi Lewis Past President 2017-2018 Professional Engineer Stantec Debi Lewis’ career began …

Meet Emerging Leader 2018, Shannon Simmers, City of Redlands

August 14, 2018

Shannon Simmers has covered a lot of ground in the last seven and a half years…from earning a college degree, …

Meet 2018 Emerging Leader, Dorien McElroy, Irvine Ranch Water District

August 14, 2018

In a profession dominated by men, Dorien McElroy stands out. She manages the sewer Collections System for the Irvine Ranch …

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