Williams Elected Chair of River Restoration Committee

David T. Williams, Ph.D., P.E., PH, DWRE, CFM, national technical director of water resources for PBS&J, has been elected chair of the River Restoration Committee of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute, which is part of the American Society of Civil Engineering.

The committee meets annually, typically at the Annual World Water & Environmental Congress, which targets engineers and scientists engaged in the practice of river restoration/rehabilitation to network, collaborate, and advance the science and practice of river restoration through collegial relationships, presentations at conferences, and writing papers.

In addition to his involvement with the American Institute of Hydrology, Williams has served as chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation, two time president of the International Erosion Control Association, and chair of numerous professional society committees.

Williams earned a doctorate in civil engineering from Colorado State University, and both his master's and bachelor's degrees in civil engineering from the University of California at Davis. He is a registered engineer in California, Arizona, Texas, Mississippi, Oregon, Hawaii, and Washington state.

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