Joseph A. Lauria, PE, BCEE

As Director of Planning and Growth for Black & Veatch’s Water Business in the West, Joe is responsible for driving expansion of professional staff and new business throughout the region. Joe has over 30 years of experience in the clean water industry and has been responsible for well over $1 billion of built assets. As a member of WEF, a licensed PE, and Board Certified Environmental Engineer, Joe has delivered both traditional and collaborative delivery projects across the U.S., including serving as project director for balance-of-plant design for Carlsbad Seawater Desalination Facility as a member of the Kiewit-Shea Desalination DB/EPC team.

He holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineer from Manhattan College in New York City.  He’s currently working out of Black & Veatch’s West Region Headquarters in Phoenix, AZ.