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

(212) 539-7000

Nicole Blute, PhD, PE

Vice President

Nicole Blute, PhD, PE

Nicole is Hazen's Director of Drinking Water Process Technology and an expert in drinking water treatment and system planning, particularly for impaired groundwater and PFAS. She is a leader in chromium-6 treatment, having led over a decade of technology testing forming the basis for the Best Available Technologies set by California. Nicole has also managed three desalination post-treatment stabilization evaluations and designed over a dozen pilot/bench-scale projects.

Areas of Expertise
Project management
Water quality and treatment
Groundwater treatment
Advanced treatment
Operational optimization
Source water integration
Distribution system water quality
Control of disinfection byproducts
Corrosion control and stabilization
Investigative evaluations
Bench, pilot, and demonstration testing
Professional Activities
American Water Works Association (AWWA), Water Science and Research Division Trustee, Water Science Journal Associate Editor, CA-NV Recycled Water Committee
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
PhD, Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BS, Environmental Science, University of Rochester
AA, Chemistry, University of Rochester
Professional Engineer (PE)