About Us

WaterOperator.org aggregates the best resources on the web for small system operators in a free, user-friendly location. With 11,000+ training events added annually and 17,000+ free resources indexed in the database, our staff maintain updated information from more than 800 state and national organizations. The program is a collaboration between the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, with funding from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Program Staff

Illinois State Water Survey staff include: 

  • Steve Wilson, Program Director
  • Walt Kelly
  • Brad Larson
  • Alison Meanor
  • Greg Rogers
  • Hideyuki Terashima
  • Philip Vella
  • Jennifer Wilson
  • Veronica Taylor
  • Alex Wallner
  • Katelyn McLaughlin
  • Sallie Dolan
  • Laura Schultz

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