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

(212) 539-7000

Susheera Pochiraju, PhD

Principal Engineer

Susheera Pochiraju, PhD

Susheera specializes in detecting and treating bacteria and chemical compounds that influence the taste and odor (T&O) of drinking water. She also has expertise in a host of other drinking water subjects, including treatment design, source water characterization, algal blooms, and bioassays. For her PhD, Susheera investigated novel T&O compounds in 18 drinking water utilities; her research was published in journals including Water Research and AWWA Water Science.

Areas of Expertise
Taste and odor issues
Drinking water
Source water characterization
Algal and cyanobacterial blooms
Professional Activities
American Water Works Association (AWWA), Rocky Mountain Section
WateReuse Association, Colorado Chapter
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Saint Louis University
MS, Environmental Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
BS, Biotechnology, Andhra University