Robert A. Drake, PE
Bob has over 35 years of experience in the civil and environmental engineering fields. He specializes in the planning and design of water and sewer distribution systems, including installation/rehabilitation of water tanks, rehabilitation of water pump stations, and installation of main pipe by trenchless technology methods. As a Vice President at BETA, Bob serves as a Client Manager, coordinating and expediting a variety of water and wastewater projects. Bob is known for his attention to detail, his ability to resolve potential conflicts prior to construction, completing proposed designs on time and under budget. His experience includes coordinating, planning, scheduling, and managing of water distribution system projects, wastewater, and infiltration/inflow projects.
Bob is a member of the American Water Works Association (Asset Management Committee), New England Water Works Association (Water Rates Committee), Rhode Island Water Works Association, and New England Environment Association (Membership Committee).