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Posted on: October 15, 2014

[ARCHIVED] New Utilities Director to oversee City water and wastewater operations

The City of Midland has hired Laura Wilson as its new Utilities Director.

Wilson began her new role with the City in mid-September, bringing more than 30 years of combined public and private experience in civil engineering to Midland. She had attained the highest license possible from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in both water and wastewater operations, and she is a registered Professional Engineer.

In her new position, Wilson oversees the Utilities Department's Environmental Compliance Division or "lab," Water Purification Plant, Water Pollution Control Plant, water distribution and wastewater collection systems, Spraberry Farm and groundwater well fields, including Paul Davis, T-Bar and the Airport.

Wilson most recently worked for Entropec/Hibbs & Todd as a project manager, overseeing water, wastewater, paving and solid waste projects before switching roles to conduct commercial permit application review for the City of Midland's engineering services department. She has worked extensively with the City of Abilene and Possum Kingdom Water Supply Corporation, and has formerly held positions with the City of Fort Worth, Brazos River Authority, and the City of Breckenridge.

Assisting Wilson in her new position is Holly McGrath-Rosas, who will remain in her position as Assistant Water Utility Director, and Operations Manager Matt Irvin.


Media Contact: Utilities Director Laura Wilson

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