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Howard M. Neukrug

Philadelphia Water Department, CEO/Commissioner

Mr. Neukrug is a local and national leader in the drinking water, green infrastructure and wastewater utility industries, recognized as a builder of regional and inter-agency coalitions and trust-based relationships with regulators, legislators, and communities. He is the creator of Philadelphia’s Green Cities, Clean Waters Program and runs a $1 billion utility for Philadelphia’s water services. He is an advisor to the US EPA and other environmental agencies on issues of policy and regulation, water quality and treatment and urban planning and sustainability and has served on many environmental advocacy organizations. Mr. Neukrug is a graduate in Civil and Urban Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, where he currently teaches 2 courses: Water, Science, and Politics and The US Water Industry in the 21st Century.