Columbus City Utilities (CCU) has announced that Ashley Getz has been hired as the new Utilities Engineer. She begins her duties on January 15.

Ms. Getz brings over 12 years experience in project planning and development to the role from her work as a Project Manager and Environmental Engineer at Strand Associates. She has worked on municipal and industrial projects throughout the Midwest, including authoring the wastewater collection system portion of the Utility Master Plan, managing the Westside Interceptor design, performing various on-call services, assisting in Utility Master Plan implementation, and contributing to the design of the new wastewater treatment plant, Water Street wastewater treatment plant demolition, and State Road 11 force main relocation.

“Our staff is delighted to have Ashley join us as part of the Columbus Utilities team,” said Scott Dompke, Columbus City Utilities Executive Director. “Her experience with municipal wastewater project management and her enthusiasm will make her an integral part of the continuous improvement we strive for at CCU.”

As Utilities Engineer, Ms. Getz will have primary responsibility for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of all water distribution and sewer collection related projects. She will also supervise functional engineering activities and engineering technical staff, as well as manage capital program and projects.

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