Sr. Water Resources Specialist

Adrianne Carr is the Senior Water Resources Specialist for the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA), which comprises the 26 utilities that purchase water from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) for resale to their local service areas. BAWSCA represents its members’ collective interests in their relationship with the SFPUC on matters related to water supply, facility reliability, operations, water quality and wholesale water rates. 

Adrianne is responsible for the development and implementation of BAWSCA’s Long-Term Reliable Water Supply Strategy. Adrianne is contributing to BAWSCA’s effort to secure a dry-year water transfer option in partnership with other entities. Adrianne plays a key role in supporting BAWSCA’s technical and policy-level work, and in coordinating with the BAWSCA agencies, local and state agencies, and the public to achieve regional compliance with legislative and contractual requirements. Her other duties include: selection and management of consultants, budget preparation and tracking, and report preparation and analysis. 

Adrianne joined BAWSCA in October 2013. Previously, she was a hydrologist at Argonne National Laboratory where she investigated the impacts of energy projects on water supply and water quality. Adrianne has a PhD in Hydrogeology from Stanford University and a B.S. in Hydrogeology from Western Michigan University.