Tucson Hires Water Director

Following a national recruitment and competitive selection process, City Manager Michael Ortega chose Timothy Thomure as the next director of Tucson Water, effective Feb. 15.

Thomure is a water professional with 21 years of experience in the public sector, private industry, and consulting. He comes to the City from HDR Engineering, Inc., where he has worked since 2007 as an area water operations manager and water reuse practice lead.

During a previous stint at Tucson Water, Thomure played a key role in the Clearwater Program and the planning, design, and construction of the Central Arizona Project recharge and recovery infrastructure.

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