Roy Herndon, P.G., C.HG

Chief Hydrogeologist

Roy Herndon is the Chief Hydrogeologist at the Orange County Water District, and directs the activities of OCWD’s Hydrogeology department, including numerical groundwater flow modeling, performance evaluation and improvement of two seawater intrusion barriers, basin-wide and local water level and water quality investigations, and the operation of a comprehensive water resources data management system.

Roy was a former director of the Groundwater Resources Association of California and was recently invited to be a member of the Department of Water Resources’ technical advisory panel for implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.

Roy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from The Colorado College, a Master’s degree in Hydrology and Water Resources from the University of Arizona. Roy is a Professional Geologist and Certified Hydrogeologist in the State of California.

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