Paul Jones, who had been the Eastern Municipal Water District general manager since 2011, retired April 30.
“It's really been a great opportunity,” Jones said.
“We’ve really been lucky on several levels. We have great leadership from our board of directors. We have a talented and committed staff,” he said. “The level of collaboration and willingness to work together really makes a big difference.”
Water delivery means not only adequate supply but also water quality which meets standards. Bringing reliable water to various communities was what Jones considered his biggest challenge but also his biggest highlight during his 10 years as EMWD’s general manager.
“It’s just been very satisfying to be part of that,” he said. “The opportunities we’ve had to he