Nona Jesmani, Ph.D. c, A. M. ASCE
Nona brings nearly a decade of expertise in water and wastewater process design, treatment, and water resource engineering to the table. Her skills span a wide spectrum, from enhanced nutrient removal and co-digestion to the upgrading, rehabilitation, and design of wastewater treatment plants. Nona is equally adept at managing liquid and biosolids trains, water quality management, water treatment and reuse, and addressing the challenge of PFAS.
For Nona, the most fulfilling aspect of her job is the opportunity to collaborate with diverse teams and individuals. She thrives on working alongside people from various backgrounds and with a vast array of expertise. Nona values a collaborative environment where different perspectives can converge, often leading to innovative solutions.
Among Nona's proudest achievements is her role in the City of Anaheim Groundwater Treatment Design-Build Project. Here, she showcased her design leadership, permitting expertise, and proficiency in commissioning and acceptance test plans. The new Groundwater Treatment Program will implement systems that will allow Anaheim to remove PFAS to acceptable state mandated levels from the groundwater. “This program will help keep long-term costs low for the City of Anaheim customers while also providing high-quality drinking water for the region. These efforts improved efficiency, enhanced our clients' experiences, and contributed to our company's reputation for innovation and quality. Knowing that my contributions played a role in achieving these results fills me with pride.”