Director of Engineering & Operations
Mr. Gould has over 25 years of expertise as the Director of Engineering & Operations for Crescenta Valley Water District. Mr. Gould oversees the planning and directing of the District's Engineering Department including managing the water supply and distribution system, wastewater system, capital improvements, water quality, and facilities maintenance; preparing and presenting the annual capital improvement program budget to stakeholders; representing District activities to local government and agencies and promoting the District through public outreach.
Mr. Gould was instrumental in obtaining over $4.0M in grant funding to increase the District's local water supply through new groundwater wells, installation of a bioremediation nitrate removal treatment plant, and preparation of a local hazard mitigation plan.
Prior to coming to CVWD, he worked for a private civil engineering firm in Orange County, where he was the Project Coordinator for the City of Newport Beach's $26M groundwater development project.
He has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Resource Engineering from State University of New York - College of Environmental Science and Forestry and is a registered Civil Engineer in the State of California.
He is also a member of ASCE, AWWA, ACWA, and a past president of the Southern California Water Utility Association.
David was born in Cleveland Ohio...GO BROWNS! He is married to his wife, Elizabeth, has 2 daughters, and is an avid LA Kings fan. One of his favorite vacation experiences was touring the Jack Daniels Distillery where he was able to appreciate the history and flavors of his favorite whiskey maker.