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Joe Young
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Email: joseph.young@gcccd.edu or jdy55@cox.net
Phone: (619) 660-4789 or (619) 609-9001

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Pedro Porras

Water & Wastewater Technology: Instructor

Instructor for:

WWTR 114

WWTR 120

Profession:

Otay Water District

Chief of Water Operations

Contact Information:

Work Phone: 619-670-2224

Email: pporras@otaywater.gov


Pedro Porras has worked in the role of Chief of Water Operations for the Otay Water District since 2002. He is responsible for overseeing all sections in the Water Operations Department including Water Systems Operations; Utility Maintenance and Construction; Collection; Treatment; and Recycled Water Operations.



Pedro began working with the Otay Water District in 1988 as a Junior Civil Engineer and was steadily promoted within the Engineering Department, ultimately selected as the Chief of Water Operations.



Pedro holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Northrop University in Los Angeles, and a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in Water Resources from San Diego State University. He is a registered professional Civil Engineer in the State of California. He holds a Water Distribution Grade 5 Certificate (D5) and a Water Treatment Operator Grade 2 Certificate (T2) with the California Department of Public Health, and a Collection System Maintenance Grade 4 Certificate with the California Water Environment Association. Mr. Porras has also published several articles in the American Society of Civil Engineering on water resources and is a member of several professional organizations including AWWA, CWEA, NSPE, and ASCE.
Last Updated: 10/03/2017

Contact

Joe Young
Program Coordinator
Email: joseph.young@gcccd.edu or jdy55@cox.net
Phone: (619) 660-4789 or (619) 609-9001

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