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Dr. Alison Adams Joins INTERA

Dr. Alison Adams, PE has joined INTERA as a Principal Water Resources Engineer working out of our Tampa, Florida office. She has worked in Florida on large-scale water supply and management issues for over 25 years, and served as the Chief Technical Officer for Tampa Bay Water (TBW) over the last few years. She has directed research into climate variability and its effects on supply reliability for the Tampa Bay region, and management strategies to mitigate these effects. In her leadership role at TBW, she was responsible for implementing programs that optimize water supply and maximize environmental protection across the region. Dr. Adams was instrumental in the development of the agency’s first Decision Support System which has served as the gateway for staff to access and use the agency’s data, models and analytical tools in support of real-time and long-term decisions. She earned a doctorate degree in water resources planning and management from Colorado State University, a Masters’ degree from University of South Florida in engineering management, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in environmental engineering. Dr. Adams is a registered professional engineer in Florida and Colorado and an active member of the American Water Works Association. Her work at INTERA will focus on delivering sustainability services and solutions for water supply utilities.