Diana Qing Tao has been appointed the new president of the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA).
Tao has 15 years of experience in the fields of wastewater, water resources, and environment, both domestic and international. She specializes in the evaluation and optimization of sanitary and combined sewer systems for wet weather management, including the controls of overflows, inflow and infiltrations, and sewer backups, notably in Winnipeg, Man., Ottawa, Ont., and San Francisco, Ca.
As a senior hydraulic specialist, she masters the application of most hydrological and hydraulic software. As the director of business development at Tetra Tech, Tao is in charge of strategic planning, client management plans, market development, sales and marketing, communication, and information management.
Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) is a non-profit national body representing the common interests of Canada’s public sector municipal water and wastewater services and their private sector suppliers and partners. CWWA is recognized by the federal government and national bodies as the national voice of this public service sector. CWWA was founded in 1986 by Canadian municipal water/wastewater leaders and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.