Brian D. Good, Chief Administrative Officer, Denver Water
B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois
MBA, University of Colorado
As chief administrative officer, Brian leads a diverse team of people whose primary focus is to provide excellent internal service to the organization. Areas of focus include safety, security, emergency management, environmental compliance, sustainability, purchasing, contract control records and printing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and recreation at Denver Water facilities.
As part of his oversight of sustainability initiatives, Good works with Denver Water’s hydroelectric and solar generation efforts. Renewable energy, including hydroelectric generation and solar photovoltaic systems, is in place at nine of Denver Water’s facilities, with 26.5 megawatts of capacity and average production of 60,000 MWh.
One of the Goals in Denver Water’s Sustainability Guide, published in 2016, is to reach Net Zero Energy at all of its facilities, offsetting 100% of electricity and natural gas use. This will be done through a combination of hydro and solar power generation.
Brian’s previous roles at Denver Water include director of Operations and Maintenance, deputy manager of Organizational Improvement, Water Recycling plant supervisor, and assistant supervisor of the Marston Water Treatment Plant.
Prior to joining Denver Water, Brian managed source of supply, water treatment, and distribution operations for the Champaign, IL Division of Illinois American Water Corporation.
From 2012 - 2019, Brian was a lecturer for the University of Colorado’s Water Utility Management curriculum, for which he co-authored a companion textbook titled The Effective Water Professional, published by the Water Environment Federation in 2015.
WateReuse Association – President from 2011 to 2013
American Water Works Association