General Manager

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Robert J. Hunter, General Manager
Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC)

Mr. Hunter’s career in executive leadership and utility management has included a broad environmental, regulatory, and operational background for both the public and private sectors. He is currently the General Manager of the Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC). MWDOC is a regional wholesaler of drinking water to 2.1 million people through 28 member agencies.

Prior to joining MWDOC, Mr. Hunter was with MWH Americas, Inc., a global firm specializing in all aspects of wet infrastructure. He was a Vice President in the utility management consulting practice and worked nationally with utilities to improve performance, planning, and productivity.

Mr. Hunter also served as the General Manager (Commissioner) of the regional water utility of the City of Atlanta, with both wholesale and retail operations, and a $244 million annual operating budget, a $4 billion capital plan, and 1,400 employees.