Melissa Recos is an Associate in BETA’s Water and Wastewater Engineering group with 17 years of experience. In this role, she mostly focuses on planning and permitting for water, wastewater, and stormwater design projects and enjoys the personal side of interacting with clients as she helps them address their everyday issues.
Having earned a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program certification, Melissa assists municipalities in becoming MVP certified. Communities who obtain this status are eligible for funding to begin the process of planning for climate change resiliency and implementing priority projects.
Melissa earned a BS in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and also has a Certificate of Community Environmental Studies from Tufts University. Melissa is a registered Professional Engineer in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
Melissa has been a member of the Hopkinton Conservation Commission for over ten years and is currently serving as the vice-chair. Her involvement with the Commission has provided her with invaluable experience on the “other side of the table” that she uses when presenting in front of town boards. Melissa spends every free minute she can outdoors with her husband and three young sons and is deeply invested in helping to preserve the environment her family lives in.