Christine Owen Named Director of Drinking Water and Reuse Innovations
(TAMPA, FL – November 1, 2017) – Christine Owen has joined Hazen and Sawyer as Director of Drinking Water and Reuse Innovations.
Ms. Owen has more than 26 years of experience in technical and policy aspects of potable water quality, research, and treatment. In her new role at Hazen, Ms. Owen will help clients identify solutions to water quality issues, supporting integrated water management, water reuse strategies, and operator training. She will also provide training and mentorship to other Hazen staff in technical aspects of drinking water treatment, water chemistry, water reuse, and membrane applications.
Ms. Owen will continue her work as a leading drinking water and reuse researcher, representing Hazen in research and industry organization management groups and working closely with all of Hazen’s practice groups on the firm’s integrated water management research strategy.
“Christine’s expertise will be a huge help to clients facing water quality and supply challenges,” said Charlie Hocking, Hazen and Sawyer President and CEO. “Her perspective on emerging technologies, effective processes, and expected regulations is without parallel.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining Hazen at this critical moment for water management and infrastructure,” said Christine Owen. “The opportunities to further the science and deliver immense benefits to providers at the forefront of drinking water technology are tremendously exciting.”
Ms. Owen was named 2017 Water Quality Person of the Year by American Water Works Association and American Membrane Technology Association. She currently holds leadership positions in the Water Science and Research Division of American Water Works Association, WE&RF Water Reuse & Desalination Issue Area Team, and the American Membrane Technology Association.