Melissa Meeker

Author Description

Melissa Meeker is the CEO of The Water Tower and has over 30 years of experience in water resources management with an emphasis on water supply diversity and resiliency through alternative sources including reuse, stormwater, and desalination. Having worked in public, private, and not-for-profit sectors, Melissa’s broad range of expertise covers public policy, regulation, and management with a focus on innovative technologies, workforce development, and public engagement. Throughout her career, Melissa has demonstrated a unique grasp of state, federal, and international dynamics, keen political instincts, and a proven track record of working with decision-makers and boards to develop effective programming to address the water industry’s most pressing challenges. Melissa currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of The Water Tower at Gwinnett and The Water Tower Institute, two nonprofits focused on enabling solutions in research, technology, training, and engagement around water.

Authored Reports

Elevating Collaborative Innovation. The Water Tower Global Innovation Hub