Brown and Caldwell announced Christopher Corwin has joined the company as national drinking water leader. The hire supports the firm’s strategy to solidify its position as the leading drinking water solutions provider for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies throughout North America and the Pacific.

Corwin has held various leadership roles throughout his 20-year career pertaining to drinking water process planning, distribution system water quality, treatment optimization and modeling, and bench- and pilot-scale testing. With a focus on innovative solutions to lower energy, resource and waste production, he has led several high-profile projects in lead reduction, emerging contaminant treatment and integrated water master planning. 

Corwin’s hiring will bolster Brown and Caldwell’s 75-year legacy of solving the most complex water issues at a time when communities face unprecedented challenges with access to clean drinking water.

Based in Denver, he will grow the firm’s drinking water practice, aligning its technical and R&D experts with clients to deliver groundbreaking and trusted solutions to safeguard water supplies and enhance system reliability.     

A dedicated educator, Corwin was previously a faculty member of the University of Colorado Boulder, teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses in all areas of environmental engineering. He will utilize his mentorship skills to develop Brown and Caldwell’s young professionals while supervising a team of national drinking water specialty leaders.

“I am delighted to welcome a passionate visionary in Chris to our growing drinking water practice,” said Brown and Caldwell Director of Technical Practices Meghan Krishnayya. “His highly technical experience paired with a focus on sustainability will greatly benefit our clients in making investments go further while protecting precious water resources.”

A licensed professional engineer, Corwin holds a bachelor’s in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky, and a master’s and doctorate in the same field from the University of Colorado Boulder.