AC22 - Delivering Critical Projects Through Meaningful Community Connections
Recorded On: 04/14/2022
Member fee: $20.00
Non-Member fee: $30.00
.5 contact hours towards CWEA's: CSM, ECI , MT, EIT Certifications
SWRCB Waste Water CEUs: .05
East Valley Water District is completing the Sterling Natural Resource Center, a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility, boosting the region's water independence. Capable of treating up to 8 million gallons a day, the SNRC will recharge the groundwater basin and create new opportunities for the surrounding community.
Provide attendees with a community minded approach for constructing and operating a treatment facility within a populated area.
Showcase the importance of developing local relationships and connections to build advocates for a project.
Provide the framework and roadmap to create a community-first program as part of the construction and operations.
East Valley Water District
John Mura began serving as East Valley Water District's General Manager/CEO in January 2012 with extensive experience in local government. Since his arrival and with the cooperation of the Board of Directors, East Valley Water District has transformed into a world-class organization. This is demonstrated by the District's receipt of over 30 awards since 2013.
Mr. Mura has established an organizational culture dedicated to innovation, strategic planning, and a commitment to the community. This can be seen and felt at every level of East Valley Water District. Mr. Mura's leadership philosophy is founded on honest communication, employee engagement and the desire to never stop improving.
Mr. Mura has effectively implemented a number of projects including the construction of the Sterling Natural Resource Center, the award-winning drought response program, implementation of budget-based rates, and the successful launch of an organizational succession plan. He facilitates an unprecedented expectation of communication, idea sharing, and collaboration.As a result, East Valley Water District regularly sets the example for efficient and effective government.
Mr. Mura's public service began in 1988 when he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Mura's educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Business from Pepperdine University and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from California State University, Fullerton.
Director of Strategic Services
East Valley Water District
Ligaya C. Kohagura, PE
Senior Project Manager
Black & Veatch Corporation
Ligaya is a Senior Project Manager at Black & Veatch with 30 years of experience in the management and development of long-range and mid-range plans for water and wastewater utilities and the planning, design, and construction services for water and wastewater facilities including treatment plants, pumping stations, pipelines, and storage. Ligaya was also previously a Senior Civil Engineer with SRCSD - Policy and Planning and SASD - Engineering.
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