Bruce Chalmers, PE

Program Manager, Metropolitan Water District’s Regional Recycled Water Program


Mr. Chalmers has 39 years of design and managerial experience in the fields of water and wastewater engineering. He has been involved in projects encompassing the planning, design, and construction management of water storage and distribution facilities, sewage collection systems, sewage lift stations, water booster stations, chemical systems, and water and wastewater treatment plants.

Mr. Chalmers is the Program Manager for the Metropolitan Water District’s Regional Recycled Water Program. Mr. Chalmers has extensive large project experience managing multiple firm project teams. Mr. Chalmers has been responsible for the numerous water and sewer projects, including four recycled water plants, including the 70-million-gallons-per-day (mgd) Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS) for the Orange County Water District, currently the largest Indirect Potable Water recycled water project in the world.

Mr. Chalmers has a BS from UCLA and a master’s degree from Cal State Long Beach. He is a professional engineer in California, Florida and Nevada.