Community Water Center

Community-driven water solutions through organizing, education, and advocacy

David Okita


Senior Fellow

David joined the Community Water Center in 2015 as a Senior Fellow. David is primarily responsible for providing water management analysis and expertise for development of drinking water solutions and other water management programs for low-income communities and communities of color.  

David retired in 2015 after serving 25 years as the General Manager of the Solano County Water Agency. He served for 25 years on the Board of Directors of the State Water Contractors.  Prior to his tenure with the Solano County Water Agency, David worked for 11 years in various engineering and planning positions for Contra Costa County, finally as an Assistant Director of the Community Development Department. He has a degree in Civil Engineering from UC Davis and a Masters in Public Administration from Cal State East Bay.  David is a licensed Civil Engineer.





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