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498 Seventh Ave, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10018

(212) 539-7000

Ben Stanford, PhD

Associate Vice President

Ben Stanford, PhD

Ben leads Hazen's digital services, developing advanced technology solutions for drinking water, water reuse, and wastewater utilities. He is an internationally recognized expert in potable reuse and has worked on dozens of regulatory, treatment, public communication, and risk assessment projects to support potable reuse implementation. Ben has over 60 peer-reviewed publications and his work has been cited over 2,700 times in other peer-reviewed publications. He is a co-author of the World Health Organization’s Direct Potable Reuse Guidelines.

Areas of Expertise
• Water quality and treatment
• Technology evaluation and implementation
• Emerging contaminants, future regulations
• Advanced treatment technologies
Professional Activities
Water Research Foundation (WRF)
American Water Works Association (AWWA), CCL3 Technical Advisory Work Group
International Water Association (IWA)
Water Environment Federation (WEF)
American Chemical Society (ACS)
Duke Leadership Program, Duke Fuqua School of Business
Wharton Executive Education, University of Pennsylvania, Leading and Managing People
PhD, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, The University of North Carolina
BS, Chemistry, Warren Wilson College
FEMA ICS-100 Certified
AWWA Utility Risk and Resilience Certificate