Beckwith, Drew

Author Description

Drew Beckwith is Western Resource Advocates’ water policy manager. In that position, Drew works closely with water utilities, state officials, and partner organizations around the region to find sustainable ways to meet human water needs. He is responsible for the Water Program’s research, legislative, and policy initiatives that aim to advance water conservation efforts and nontraditional water supplies across the Interior West. Prior to joining WRA in 2009, Mr. Beckwith worked in the private sector, performing water supply reliability analyses for utilities in Southern California, and for the University of California Cooperative Extension, helping agricultural growers reduce nutrient and pesticide loading into local waterways. Drew Beckwith holds a Master of Environmental Science and Management degree from UC Santa Barbara and 7a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology from Colorado College.

Authored Reports

Colorado River Water Uses: 21st Century Solutions for the Colorado River Basin's Unbalanced Uses