District Welcomes New District Engineer

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Greg Nicoll brings over 20 years of engineering experience to the District

The Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District is pleased to welcome Greg Nicoll to the position of District Engineer/Engineering Manager. Nicoll joins the District with over 20 years of experience in construction management, public administration, and engineering, including most recently serving as the Engineering Program Manager for the Port of Bellingham. Nicoll received a master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Washington and has since held varying engineering and leadership roles in both the private consulting and public sector.

“I am excited for the opportunity to contribute to an organization with a stellar track record for providing reliable water and sewer service in a very complex region while protecting the unique and critical resources of the Lake Whatcom Watershed” said Nicoll.   Nicoll went on to say, “I look forward to working with the District’s team of professional and technical staff to identify and implement creative solutions to maintain and improve the District’s infrastructure while continuing to provide cost effective service to District customers.”

Under the direction of the General Manager, the District Engineer serves as a member of the management team and is responsible for the leadership and management of all engineering activities in the design and construction of District and developer-funded projects. The District Engineer manages the Engineering Department, which is comprised of two professionals, and is responsible development and implementation of the District’s water and sewer capital improvement programs, engineering planning studies, and capital project construction, as well as maintenance of the District’s asset management system.

“Providing safe and reliable drinking water, and collection and management of sewage in a manner that protects the Lake Whatcom watershed are the District’s primary missions,” stated Justin Clary, District General Manager. “Ensuring the District’s water and sewer systems are constructed and maintained in a manner is paramount to meeting our mission. Greg’s direct experience, when coupled with his proactive approach to capital program management, will ensure continued exceptional service to District customers and adherence to our mission.”