Lisa Krentz Appointed AWWA Water Conservation Division Trustee
(TAMPA, FL – March 13, 2013) – Lisa Krentz, a Senior Principal Scientist based in Hazen and Sawyer’s Tampa office, has been appointed a trustee of the Water Conservation Division of the AWWA.
Krentz has more than 12 years of experience in water demand planning and management, focusing on water demand forecasting, water use profiling, water efficiency, drought planning and geospatial data processes. She also currently serves as chair of the Florida Section of the AWWA Water Use Efficiency Division.
At Hazen and Sawyer, Krentz works with retail water agencies and metropolitan planning agencies, leading the development of geodatabases, meteorological and socioeconomic data for water demand forecasting, and demand management projects. Her project experience includes leading the development of water use metrics, analyzing water demand trends and developing potential conservation strategies for New York City and Tampa Bay Water (FL), and creating water demand forecasts and plans for Petaluma (CA), San Diego County Water Authority (CA), and Tampa Bay Water.
Prior to her time with Hazen and Sawyer, Krentz served as a project manager of water efficiency and regulatory compliance programs for the City of Tampa. Her responsibilities included planning, development, implementation, and analyses of the of City’s award-winning, nationally-recognized Water Conservation Program.
The mission of the AWWA’s Water Conservation Division is to increase understanding and practical implementation of water use efficiency within the water industry and all classes of water users. The Division reports to the Technical & Educational Council (TEC) of the AWWA. Division Trustees oversee the WaterWiser Steering committee and three other working committees. Trustees, who serve three-year terms, must match Division needs and represent TEC values including significant past TEC contributions, unique knowledge and experience to support division activities, and diversity.
Since our founding in 1951, Hazen and Sawyer has focused on two things: providing safe drinking water and controlling water pollution. Our range of services encompasses the planning, design, and construction management of water and wastewater-related projects – from clean water treatment, storage, and distribution to wastewater and stormwater collection, treatment, and reuse.