BACWA welcomes new Regulatory Program Manager, Mary Cousins

BACWA is pleased to welcome Mary Cousins as our new Regulatory Program Manager. Mary brings over 15 years of experience working as an environmental engineer in the Bay Area. She comes to BACWA after working for many years with Woodard & Curran, and she brings expertise on permitting issues, as well as regional and state regulations that impact our agencies. Mary has participated in BACWA’s committees on behalf of various BACWA member agencies over the years. She holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering from UC Berkeley, where she studied hydrodynamics and water quality related to nutrient loading, as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University. Mary can be reached at

BACWA would like to acknowledge the support of Alina Constantinescu, Larry Walker Associates, who has served as Interim Regulatory Program Manager for the past six months while BACWA was undergoing major staffing changes. Many thanks to Alina for doing an excellent job filling the role during these transitions.