Assistant Deputy Director, Division of Drinking Water, California State Water Resources Control Board
Dan Newton is an Assistant Deputy Director with the State Water Board’s Division of Drinking Water and oversees the Northern California Field Operations Branch which permits and regulates over 4,000 drinking water systems from Monterey north. Dan is the drinking water Division lead for California’s PFAS investigation.
Prior to Drinking Water Dan worked in the Waterboard’s Division of Water Quality and Division of Financial Assistance. Work ranged from groundwater cleanup to providing funding for recycled water and wastewater projects through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. The second half of his career includes time as a consulting engineer designing general civil improvements.