StreetsLA Executive Director Adel Hagekghalil has been selected by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) as a 2019 WEF Fellows recipient. This prestigious designation recognizes members’ achievements, stature and contributions in the water profession.
The WEF Fellows Recognition Program underscores WEF’s role as a valuable water quality resource. WEF Fellows are recognized in various areas of expertise including, but not limited to design, education, operations, regulation, research, utility management and leadership.
Prior to his appointment as StreetsLA Executive Director, Hagekhalil, who is a civil engineer and national board certified environmental engineer, was Assistant Director for LA Sanitation and Environment, where he was responsible for the wastewater collection system management, storm water and watershed protection program, water quality compliance, and facilities and advance planning.