Drennan Joins Black & Veatch

Michael DrennanMichael Drennan has joined Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, as the company’s Watershed Management Practice Leader for the West Region. He will be based in Southern California.

In his new role, Drennan will be conducting and supervising work related to watershed management, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting, storm water quality monitoring and management and storm water resources infrastructure planning and funding.?

Drennan provides leadership in the development of integrated sustainable solutions which help communities meet their storm water quality, water resource and public infrastructure needs, while protecting and enhancing their natural ecosystems. He has dedicated his career to developing practical solutions that provide community benefits as well as regulatory compliance. Drennan has led his clients to receive numerous awards including the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Outstanding Civil Engineering Project of the Year and the American Planning Association’s Project of the Year.? He was also acknowledged by his peers as ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineer of the Year.

Drennan is an active participant on a number of boards and committees, including: founding board member and current vice president of the Council for Watershed Health (formerly the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council); past co-chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers; Los Angeles Regional Watershed Infrastructure Funding Workgroup; and past member of the City of Los Angeles River Revitalization Plan Peer Review Committee.

Drennan has a master’s in civil and environmental engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and a bachelor?s in civil engineering from the University of California at Davis. He is a licensed civil engineer in the state of California and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.?

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