OneWater Nevada is a unique and innovative multi-year feasibility study designed to evaluate whether potable reuse offers the Reno-Tahoe Region significant water supply benefits. The partnership consists of the Northern Nevada Water Planning Commission, City of Reno, City of Sparks, Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA), Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility, Washoe County, Western Regional Water Commission, and the University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada Water Innovation Institute.
WARNER serves as the Program Coordinator/Manager and provides technical services through a multi-year contract. Our experts offer:
Through innovative research and strategic partnerships, the Nevada Water Innovation Institute (NWII) at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) is creating water management and sustainability solutions. WARNER provides regional leadership, strategic planning and advisement, outreach services, business development, and program management for regional water management initiatives to strengthen these efforts and ensure success.
The Western Regional Water Planning Commission is developing and refining sustainable water practices in the Truckee Meadows. Creating a regional wastewater effluent guidance analysis is an essential programmatic element. The guidance document considers population projections, wastewater projections, effluent management opportunities and challenges, infrastructure, financing, triple-bottom-line evaluation criteria, and public engagement. Non-potable water recycling, industrial, agricultural, and potable reuse alternatives are being developed and analyzed. WARNER is providing technical analysis and managing the the formal report preparation.
Rick Warner served as Washoe County's (Nevada) Project Manager for a 4 MGD drinking water facility to treat groundwater under the influence of surface water and groundwater for arsenic, iron, and manganese. The Longley Lane Water Treatment Facility is the first larger-scale pressure micro-filtration facility permitted for Nevada's drinking water.
Rick Warner served as Washoe County’s (Nevada) Project Manager for a 12 MGD surface water and groundwater drinking water treatment facility. The facility was designed, permitted, and successfully bid but not constructed due to the mid-2000’s economic recession.
WARNER is a civil and environmental engineering consulting company in Reno, Nevada.
For over 30 years, president Rick Warner, P.E., has focused on water resources management. Amidst the aridest state in the United States, Rick has gained the experience and expertise needed to help communities solve complex water resource challenges.
WARNER is skilled in assisting agencies, companies, and not-for-profit organizations in establishing water resource sustainability goals, creating effective planning frameworks, embracing partnerships, driving applied research, developing innovative solutions, implementing projects and programs, and solving unique challenges.
WARNER solves complex challenges and offers extraordinary client service through our expertise, dedication, collaborations, and excellence.
Core values of excellence, integrity, innovation, legitimacy, and collaboration define WARNER.
Our culture enables success, is valued by our partners, and creates an inspiring and dynamic workplace for our team.