Director, Resource Recovery
Chris Peot is the Director of Resource Recovery for the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water). Mr. Peot directs the recovery of resources at the Authority by establishing polices, plans and procedures related to the recycling and extraction of value from recovered resources. He works with the Office of the General Manager to develop and implement the Authority's innovation master plan and develop and implement plans for long range resource recovery programs.
Additionally, he manages the Biosolids Reuse Program, including contracts for reuse and product development. Mr. Peot also works to optimize the reuse of all of the Authority's underutilized resources, including the biosolids product, with respect to water, energy, carbon and nutrients. Previously, Mr. Peot served as the Biosolids Manager for DC Water. Prior to that, he served as a consultant in Seattle working on organic waste recycling issues, and before that worked on the same issues for the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation.
Mr. Peot has a B.S. in Civil/Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a M.S. in Civil Engineering from California State University at Long Branch. He is also a licensed professional engineer.