Tim Thomure is the Director of Tucson Water, a 550-person operation providing potable and reclaimed water service to over 715,000 people in southern Arizona. Tucson is recognized as a progressive community with an industry-leading water conservation ethic, state-of-the-art infrastructure assessment and rehabilitation programs, and a resilient water supply portfolio that provides water reliability to a desert region. Tim is currently leading the utility in developing the next generation of water leaders internally, while pushing the boundaries of holistic water management externally to achieve sustainability across the urban water cycle.
Tim is a licensed PE with 22 years of experience working in public utilities, private industry, and consulting. His areas of expertise include strategic planning, water supply, development, water recycling, and organizational development. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois, a Master of Engineering degree from the University of Arizona, and received a Graduate Certificate in Water Policy from the University of Arizona. Tim has held certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute and has been recognized as an ENVISION Sustainability Professional.
He serves on the Board of Trustees for the AZ Water Association, which is the state chapter for both the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF). Previously, he was Chair of the AZ Water Reuse Committee and he Chaired the Technical Committee for the 2011 AZ Water Conference. Tim facilitated the development of AZ Water’s Strategic Plan and associated Business Plan, and was inducted into the Association’s 5S Honor Society in 2014.
Day 2: Tuesday 25th April 2017
13:45 – 15:20 – Digital – Digital Evolution: A Utility Perspective