Steven R. Davis

Steven R. Davis was appointed Columbus Water Works President on April 18, 2012 by the Columbus Board of Water Commissioners.

Mr. Davis had been serving at Columbus Water Works (CWW) in Engineering and Operations since 1991. He managed the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and coordinated water and sewer infrastructure improvements with the development community, engineers, regulators, and contractors yielding a combined investment of over $300 million. He was responsible for field operations through which water and sewer service is provided to CWW Customers through 2,000 miles of pipe.

He has been involved in the following major capital projects at CWW were the Chattahoochee Riverwalk, the $95 million Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) program, construction of Oxbow Meadows, Ft. Benning Water and Wastewater Interconnections and the new Ft. Benning Water Treatment Facility. He has played a key role in developing, negotiating, and managing the 50-year  Water and Wastewater Privatization Contract with Ft. Benning, Georgia.
Mr. Davis is an active participant in regional water planning. He is a member of the State of Georgia Middle Chattahoochee Regional Water Planning Council, the Apalachicola- Chattahoochee-Flint Stakeholders (ACFS) and the Middle Chattahoochee Water Coalition (MCWC).Through all of the organizations Mr. Davis strives to protect the water supply and quality for Columbus by developing a sustainable water management plan..

Mr. Davis graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (BCE) degree in 1985 and became a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in 1993. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Resources from the University of Georgia in 1979.

Mr. Davis is a graduate of the Water and Wastewater Leadership Center (University of North Carolina), Institute of Georgia Environmental Leadership (Class VI), Leadership Columbus and Leadership Harris County, and Georgia Association of Water Professionals, Leadership I and II. He actively volunteers his service to his church, Boy Scouts, and the Rotary Club!

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