ACWA Presents Emissary Award to Rob Roscoe

  • by Heather Engel
  • Nov 29, 2017
  • News Releases

Anaheim, CA – The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) today presented its 12th annual Emissary Award to Robert S. Roscoe, a distinguished California water manager and longtime ACWA leader. Presented at ACWA’s 2017 Fall Conference & Exhibition in Anaheim, the award recognizes individuals who have made remarkable contributions to California water through voluntary service to ACWA.

“Rob Roscoe has generously applied his time and expertise to forwarding California water issues through years of dedicated service to ACWA,” said ACWA President Kathleen Tiegs. “His contributions to ACWA’s task forces, committees, and Board of Directors have helped to develop and move forward vital solutions to issues ranging from groundwater sustainability to long term water conservation.”

In addition to his service on committees, region boards and the ACWA Board of Directors, Roscoe has worked to develop ACWA policy initiatives of statewide importance that are outlined in widely distributed policy documents such as “Recommendations for Improving Water Transfers and Access to Water Markets in California” and “Groundwater Management in California: A Framework.”

Roscoe has been a civil engineer in public service for his entire career.  He also served as an engineer for water and wastewater districts in the Sierra foothills, the Bay Area, north coast, and Southern California. Most recently, he served as general manager of Sacramento Suburban Water District for 14 years.

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Contact: Heather Engel, Director of Communications | (916) 441-4545 | C (760) 217-0627

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