Jillian C. Vandegrift
Jill Vandegrift is an environmental engineer specializing in drinking water and water reuse applications at CDM Smith. “There is something electric about working hard together toward a common goal,” she says.
Her specific expertise lies in the design of drinking water treatment facilities, industrial pretreatment facilities, pilot operations, water reuse feasibility and state of the science reports, innovative research and development projects including monitoring techniques for potable reuse and other novel technological applications.
Notably, Jill authored a potable reuse document to supplement the EPA’s 2012 Guidelines for Water Reuse, provided engineering services for a research and development project with Denver Water focusing on Gaseous Ozone Disinfection of Municipal Pipelines, and lent her technical skills to a direct potable reuse Water Research Foundation project in collaboration with the University of Arizona and participating utilities across the country.
“CDM Smith has the best people. I love who I work with and the minds I get the opportunity to learn from. CDM Smith prides itself on technical supremacy and it’s a healthy environment with lots of room for growth and innovation,” Jill says.