Rick Warner, PE, is the founder and president of Warner and Associates, a company focused on bringing communities together to solve complex water challenges. Warner has devoted his 35-year career to drinking water, wastewater treatment, and water recycling. His expertise includes policy development, strategic planning, engineering design, project management, permitting, and optimizing operations. In addition, Rick has essential experience in non-potable water recycling systems for municipal and industrial uses, and is presently serving as Program Manager for OneWater Nevada, a regional sustainable water resources management initiative.
Rick has served in several national leadership positions, including as president of the Water Environment Federation and director for the Water Research Foundation. He has also traveled globally to share his expertise, insights, knowledge, and enthusiasm for water. Rick is a recipient of the National Advocacy Achievement Award from the WateReuse Association.
Warner has a BS in Civil Engineering and an MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno.