Aurora Water, CO
Marshall Brown is the General Manager of Aurora Water. His areas of responsibility include potable and reclaimed water, wastewater and storm water. Mr. Brown has over 25 years of experience in the water industry. He began in the private sector, where he worked on water resource evaluation and development, feasibility studies, groundwater modeling and groundwater characterization and remediation.
He was previously the head of the water utility in Scottsdale, AZ. He accepted his current position as General Manager of Aurora Water in 2012. During his time with these two industry leading utilities, Mr. Brown has had the privilege of being involved in the planning and management of activities to position each organization for sustainable futures. These activities have included helping create diversified water portfolios, planning/implementing/managing emerging technologies (such as reverse osmosis, aquifer storage and recovery and riverbank filtration), communicating/managing through multiple strategic efforts (rate increases, drought restrictions, fee methodology changes, etc.) and policy discussions/creation on a local, state and national level.
Brown received a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Brigham Young University in Geological Engineering and a Master’s of Science degree from the University of Arizona in Geophysical and Geological Engineering.