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John splits his time between CA, OR and Hawaii.  The best way to reach him is by email or cell phone.


  • M.S., Sanitary Engineering, Washington State University, 1972

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Washington State University, 1970


  • 1976 – Civil Engineer - Oregon


Current Membership

        Water Environment Federation

        Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association

        Hawaii Water Environment Association

Past Membership

        Association of Clean Water Agencies

        Oregon Association of Water Agencies


  • 2003/5 S’s Merit Award-Introduction into Honorary Society/WEF

  • 2002/Achievement Award/Lower Columbia Operators Section of PNCWA

  • 2001/President’s Service Award/Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association

  • 1995/Oregon DEQ Outstanding Contributor Award for CEU and Operator Assistance/Oregon DEQ


  • MOP 11, Primary Author, Biological Nutrient Removal Facilities

  • MOP 10, Chairperson, O&M of Trickling Filters and Related Processes

  • MOP 8, Author, Chapters on Design of Dual (TF/SC) Processes and Trickling Filters

  • Nutrient Control Task Force Member/Coauthor - BNR Design Manual

  • Sewer Use Ordinances and MOP on Pretreatment, Reviewer

cell:  971-563-7471
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Acknowledgement:  Everything that I have accomplished has been done with the help of others.  From the students/operators who asked questions or made observations that made me think beyond myself, to the following firms or organizations which I have served:

  1. Chief of Wastewater Technology/RMTC/Honolulu, HI

  2. Senior Engineer/CDM/Portland, OR

  3. Wastewater Reclamation Leader/URS Corp./Portland, OR

  4. Director of Water Utilities/Castle & Cooke Resorts/Lanai, HI

  5. Senior Engineer/Kennedy-Jenks Consultants/Portland, OR

  6. Manager/Carollo Engineers/Portland, OR

  7. Instructor/Mt. Hood Community College/Gresham, OR

  8. State Sewage Facility Coordinator/Oregon DEQ/ OR

  9. Senior Engineer/CH2M Hill/Corvallis, OR

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