Robb Whitaker has worked in the field of water resources engineering and planning for over 30 years. He has wide ranging experience with water distribution infrastructure, water supply forecasting, and groundwater basin management.
Robb has been the General Manager of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD), a regional groundwater agency that manages two major groundwater basins located in southern Los Angeles County, for twelve years. These basins WRD manages provide half of the total water supply for four million residents in 43 cities within the WRD service area. During his 25 years at WRD, Robb has developed and implemented many projects and programs to increase the safety and reliability of the Central and West Coast Groundwater Basins.
Mr. Whitaker received a B.S. in Civil Engineering with emphasis in Water Resources from the University of Southern California. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of California.