William O. Hixon, PE, BCEE, President

William O. Hixon, PE, is the 2022 president of the WDBC Board of Directors. He previously served as first vice president/treasurer and second vice president/secretary and is a long-standing board member of the Water Design-Build Council.

Mr. Hixon leads the collaborative delivery community of practice for the Arcadis Water Business Line and is the leader for construction services for the Southeast United States, with over 44 years of experience in the design and construction of water and wastewater treatment systems and improvements. Bill has been involved in collaborative delivery projects for over 30 years and also serves as a technical advisor for project teams involved in collaborative project delivery. He is responsible for providing quality assurance and risk analysis for significant construction projects, including providing constructibility reviews, cost estimating, and schedule planning. He has conducted numerous workshops for engineers, teaching the basic principles involved in preparing bidding and contract documents.

Bill has been a supporting instructor for the WDBC education programs focusing on collaborative delivery in the water/wastewater sector.