INTERA’S David Jordan, PE, DWRE, Vice President, Water Resources Line of Business Lead, was recently named a Board Certified Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE), a subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). AAWRE started the D.WRE program in support of ASCE’s Policy 465, to broaden and deepen the body of knowledge for practicing engineers and to elevate the standards in civil engineering. AAWRE’s mission is to provide excellence in leadership by elevating the professional practice of water resources engineering through advanced certification, continuing education, and ethical practice. The D.WRE Board Certification represents strong professional ethics and a commitment to life-long learning and continuing professional development. David Jordan leads INTERA’s Water Resources Line of Business and has over three decades of experience in the areas of water resources development, water resources planning, quantitative hydrogeology, engineering, numerical modeling, GIS, data management, and program and project management. He provides management and technical guidance to a variety of projects in water resources, water supply, and water planning. He leads technical teams in the development of quantitative tools to evaluate water demand and supply, evaluate potential gaps between demand and supply, and works to communicate these findings to various stakeholder groups in support of water planning for a variety of water agenciesHe is also a recognized expert in data management, analysis, and visualization through the application of GIS. In addition, he applies decision support systems and dynamic systems models to ensure that water resources managers make informed decisions based on rigorous analysis of available data. The application of these tools also facilitates stakeholder involvement and understanding. For more information on AAWRE and the D.WRE certification program, visit