Harris, Richard

Richard
Harris
Manager of Water Conservation
Eastbay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD)
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As Manager of Water Conservation, Richard Harris oversees the development and implementation of EBMUD’s water conservation master planning efforts in support of long term water supply and demand management goals. Richard has been at EBMUD for more than 23 years, and prior to EBMUD’s Water Conservation Division, Richard managed EBMUD’s Water Recycling Program. Richard has more than 27 years of experience in water and energy resource management, civil engineering and environmental systems planning. Richard serves as a Board member of the California Urban Water Conservation Council and the Alliance for Water Efficiency, based in Chicago, Illinois, two non-profit organizations dedicated to advancing water-use efficiency. Richard is a licensed Civil Engineer and he holds a Masters in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles, and Bachelor’s degrees in Business Economics and Environmental Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara.