Robb Whitaker

Robb Whitaker has worked in the field of water resources engineering and planning for nearly 40 years.  He has wide ranging experience with water distribution infrastructure, water supply forecasting, and groundwater basin management.

Mr. Whitaker has been the General Manager of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) for 17 years.  WRD is a regional groundwater agency that manages and provides half of the total demand for water to nearly four million residents in 43 cities within southern Los Angeles County.  During his nearly 30 years at WRD, Robb has developed and implemented many projects and programs to increase the safety and local sustainability 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.