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David Archard

David has over thirty-six (36) years of practical experience in the municipal public works sector. He has worked as a public official and a consultant focused on assisting municipal officials in managing and optimizing their public works assets. He has served as the Director of Consulting Services for Black & Veatch, RJN Group and Veolia Water North America. David was the client manager for some of Veolia Water’s highest profile projects with clients such as the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, the City of Buffalo Water Authority and the City of Gloucester Department of Public Works. As Director of Consulting Services and Client Officer at Veolia Water, he was primarily responsible for ensuring the projects he developed were properly executed. He developed operational efficiency strategies, assisted on their execution and provided leadership guaranteeing project were done on-time and under budget.
David has also worked on asset management/optimization projects with many other communities and utilities such as: in Massachusetts, the MWRA and its forty-three (43) customer communities that includes the Boston Water and Sewer Commission, the cities of Lowell, Lawrence, Haverhill, Gloucester, Peabody, Salem, Springfield, Pittsfield, Lee, North Adams, Holyoke, Attleboro, Fall River, Taunton, Worcester and New Bedford. In New Hampshire, the cities of Portsmouth, Keene, Nashua, Manchester, the towns of Merrimack, Dover and Concord. In Rhode Island, the Narragansett Bay Commission and their customer communities, the cities of East Providence, Cranston, Warwick and Woonsocket. In Connecticut, the Greater New Haven Water Control Authority, the Hartford MDC and their customer communities, the cities of New London, Bridgeport, Middletown, Norwalk, Trumbull, Stamford, Torrington, New Britain, and Waterbury, the towns of Greenwich, Danbury, Fairfield, and Norwich. In Vermont, the city of Burlington and the towns of Brattleboro, Bennington, Rutland, and Norwich. In New York, NYCDEP, Oneida County, and the city of Buffalo. In New Jersey, city of Newark, Pasasaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), Planfield Area Regional Sewerage Authority (PARSA), and Rahway Valley SA. In the Mid-Atlantic states, Baltimore City, DC Water, cities of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, and Wasshington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC). David served as the NEWEA Membership Committee Chairman for four (4) year and is a member of the 5S Society. He also ia an active member of the America Public Works Association, New England Chapter, New England Water Works Association, New York Water Environment Association, New Jersey Water Environment Association, Chesapeake Water Environment Association, US Conference of Mayors and the National League of Cities.

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