John comes to the Clackamas River Water with more than 40 years of experience. In his career he has primarily worked commissioning and operating surface water treatment plants. Like the Clackamas River Water plant, utilizing direct filtration, enhanced with coagulation and corrosion control. He has operated with chlorination and mono-chlorination, ammoniation processes. He has experience operating plants ranging from 3 million gallons per day capacity to over 120 million gallons per day and has certified laboratories through the State of Oregon for the analysis of the microbiological suitability of drinking water. He has worked for the regionalization of coastal water supplies and has experience working with the Oregon Department of Water Resources certifying water rights.
John maintains an Oregon Health Authority Water Treatment IV-FE (Filtration Endorsed), A Water Distribution Level II and Wastewater Treatment IV (exp) Certifications. Pursuing an Art Education/Music minor degree in his early college days he changed his attention to safe drinking water and holds an Associated Degree of Science in Environmental Technology.