Tuesday, April 17, 2012


The City of Tucson is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Alan
Forrest as the new Director of Tucson Water.

Mr. Forrest is one of Arizona's recognized experts in water management.
Mr. Forrest was selected after an extensive national recruitment process
and input from Tucson’s Mayor and Council and City staff.

Mr. Forrest began his municipal water career at Tucson Water in the
1980's.  Since that time, he has gained valuable experience leading
municipal water utility operations in Southern Arizona, in both the
public and private sectors.

“Mr. Forrest’s diverse professional background coupled with his
strong knowledge of water issues locally and within the State, will be
of great benefit to the City, Tucson Water customers, and our partners
in the region,” said City Manager Richard Miranda.

Mr. Forrest will work closely with the City Manager's Office to ensure
that the important water policy goals that have been set by the Mayor
and Council are adhered to and furthered under his leadership. The
expectation is that Mr. Forrest will continue to build on the success
Tucson Water has had in establishing itself as a leader in delivering
water of the highest quality, in a sustainable, efficient, and effective

Mr. Forrest will begin his new position on June 4, 2012.