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James Collins, P.E. Joins Our Portsmouth Office

National Expert in Drinking Water to Serve New Hampshire Clients

Tighe & Bond, a Northeast leader in civil and environmental engineering services announced today that James Collins, P.E., has joined the firm as a principal engineer in its Portsmouth, New Hampshire office. Collins has 13 years of engineering experience assisting clients with a broad range of drinking water treatment challenges including emerging contaminants and disinfection.

Recognized as a national expert in ultraviolet (UV) disinfection and advanced oxidation technologies, Collins is the co-author of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Advanced Oxidation Handbook and a contributing author to additional Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Water Research Foundation (WRF) manuals. He also serves as the co-chair of the New England Waterworks Association’s (NEWWA) Disinfection Committee.

Collins’ nationwide experience includes UV disinfection, advanced oxidation, ground water treatment, water treatment plant design, corrosion control, and water reuse for numerous high profile clients. He earned both his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Conservation, and his Master of Science in Civil Engineering, from the University of New Hampshire. Besides being active in AWWA and NEWWA, he is also a member of the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA). Collins lives in Exeter, New Hampshire.