City of Albuquerque
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File #: EC-23-396   
Type: Executive Communication Status: Withdrawn
File created: 11/20/2023 In control: President
Final action: 12/4/2023
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's re-appointment of Dr. Kerry J. Howe to the Water Protection Advisory Board
Attachments: 1. EC-396


TO: Pat Davis, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's re-appointment of Dr. Kerry J. Howe to the Water Protection Advisory Board

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for re-appointment to the Water
Protection Advisory Board in accordance with the City of Albuquerque Ordinance 2-6-8-4.


Dr. Kerry J. Howe January 7, 2026
Albuquerque, NM 87111

Dr. Kerry J. Howe has over 35 years of experience in the water treatment industry including both consulting and academic experience, is a registered professional engineer, and is board certified by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. He was a professor in environmental engineering at the University of New Mexico and was the Director of UNM's Center for Water and the Environment until he retired from UNM in 2022. Before that, he worked for engineering consulting firms as a design engineer for water treatment plants. He is now self-employed as the owner of Howe Water Science, LLC, a specialty consulting firm focused on addressing water quality and water treatment challenges. He has conducted extensive research on water treatment technologies. He is the lead author of the textbook Principles of Water Treatment and a co-author of the book Stantec's Water Treatment: Principles and Design, the two most prominent textbooks in the field of water treatment. His degrees in civil and environmental engineering include a BS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MS from the University of Texas at Austin, and a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

A resident of Council District 8, Dr. Kerry J. Howe will fill an at-large position as the Joint City of Albuquerque/Bernalillo County representative replacing Mr. Joel C. Wooldri...

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