Andy Gebhardt, Director of Operations & Water Quality for Truckee Meadows Water Authority, provided an overview of the Authority's operations and mission to provide clean water to its growing service area. 
Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) is a not-for-profit, community-owned water utility, overseen by elected officials and citizen appointees from Reno, Sparks and Washoe County. TMWA began operations in June 2001 through a Joint Powers Agreement between the City of Reno, City of Sparks and Washoe County. The approximately 200 professionals employed by TMWA ensure around-the-clock treatment, delivery and availability of high-quality drinking water for more than 400,000 residents of the Truckee Meadows.