Greg Gates Joins Hazen as Water Resources Leader
(ALBUQUERQUE, NM – April 16, 2018) – Hazen and Sawyer is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Gates, PE, as the Firm’s new Water Resources Practice Group Leader.
Gates brings more than 25 years of experience identifying sustainable solutions for pressing water management challenges to his new role. His previous project work includes serving as the technical lead for both Denver Water’s Integrated Resource Plan and the Central Arizona Project’s Climate Adaptation Plan, and for developing strategy for Albuquerque’s Water 2120 – each long-range strategic plans for resource security in an uncertain environment. He was also heavily involved in the Colorado River Basin Study, where he served as the Water Demand Assessment Lead, working to develop a number of comprehensive basin-wide supply and demand scenarios collaboratively with multiple stakeholders, including the Basin states, tribes, nongovernment organizations, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
“It’s no secret that more utilities each day are seeing intense strains on their water supply portfolios and need planning support,” said Charlie Hocking, Hazen’s President and CEO. “Greg offers clients seasoned leadership, valuable insight, and the technical excellence for which Hazen is known.”
“Hazen’s Water Resources group has a well-earned reputation for delivering sensible decision support and infrastructure solutions to utilities facing challenging circumstances,” said Greg Gates. “I’m looking forward to further expanding our capabilities and reach to help more clients achieve their water resources goals.”
Gates received a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree in Environmental Health Engineering from the University of Texas. Gates will be located in the Firm’s newly established Albuquerque office.