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Water Protection Advisory Board

Water Protection Advisory Board

The Water Protection Advisory Board (WPAB) is a committee established through joint ordinance of the City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, and the Water Utility Authority.


The WPAB has four main objectives:

  1. Advise on matters pertaining to ground and surface water protection
  2. Oversee the Water Quality Protection Policy and Action Plan
  3. Advocate for the protection of ground and surface water quality through consistent policy making
  4. Promote ideas, strategies and policies that are effective in protecting surface and ground water quality


There are nine members that comprise the WPAB:

Board Member  Role  Appointed by  Term
Kerry J. Howe, Ph.D., P.E. Chair Joint City-County 1/2017-1/2020
Steve Glass Vice Chair Bernalillo County 11/2018 - 11/2021
Suzanne Busch, P.E.   City of Albuquerque 9/2016 – 9/2019
Caroline Scruggs Ph.D., P.E.   ABCWUA 12/2018 - 12/2021
Roberto Roibal   Bernalillo County 8/2018-8/2021
Julia Maccini, Esq.   Bernalillo County 8/2018-8/2021
Camilla C. Feibelman   City of Albuquerque 01/2019 – 01/2022
Roland Pentilla, P.E.   City of Albuquerque 8/2016 – 8/2019
John Pietz   ABCWUA 8/2018-8/2021
Legislative Authority





WPAB Meeting Schedule