April 2010

About

Ms. Jessica Watts, P.E., CFM, D.WRE is a water resources engineer experienced in natural water quality, water resources engineering, and civil engineering. Her project experience encompasses site development, grant writing, water and sanitary sewerage, transportation, and environmental site assessments.

Ms. Watts' project experience include having served as Task Force Leader for New Orleans Infrastructure Assessment after Hurricane Katrina disaster, working as Project Manager for Louisiana's West Bank Subsurface Drainage Improvement Program, serving as Project Engineer for Little Maumelle Wastewater Treatment Facility for Little Rock Wastewater Utility in Arkansas and Project Engineer for Long Term Hazard Mitigation Project for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Jefferson Parish in Southern Louisiana.

Ms. Watts received her Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN, and her Masters degree in Environmental & Water Resource Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Jessica was the recipient of the Outstanding Young Engineer Award of the Memphis Chapter of Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) in 2000 and was named Honorable Mention for National Science Foundation Fellowship in 2006.

Jessica currently is a water resources project engineer at the New Orleans office of CDM and she became a Diplomate in September 2009. She is also a Certified Floodplain Manager through ASFPM.