Dimitriou has more than 30 years experience in water and wastewater treatment
Water Remediation Technology LLC (WRT), a Wheat Ridge, Colo.-based water treatment company specializing in the removal of radionuclides in drinking water, has named Michael Dimitriou as president.
"Mike Dimitriou is an enormous asset to the WRT team," said founder Charlie Williams. "His extensive record of success in growing businesses plus his strong leadership and organization skills will elevate our offerings to the next level. We are very excited to have Mike as a part of our team.”
Dimitriou brings over 30 years of experience in water and wastewater treatment. In his career, he has been in the forefront in the introduction of new and innovative water treatment businesses to the water industry, including ozone, membranes, thermal water treatment and reuse, nutrient removal and membrane bioreactors. He has been involved in both national and international water quality and treatment issues. Among his many accomplishments, Dimitriou formed and directed the introduction of a number of new technologies and companies in the water sector. His experience includes leading in the formation of global water technology engineering, development and acquisition programs, leading in the establishment of a new water treatment division and the development of new membrane and disinfection technologies. Most recently, he served as vice president and senior program manager of water and wastewater treatment at Jacobs Carter Burgess Inc., a division of Jacobs Engineering Inc.
Before joining Jacobs Carter Burgess, Dimitriou was director of strategic technology for ITT Corp., Advanced Water Treatment Division in Charlotte, N.C. Other past experiences includes serving as vice president for the Aquasource Division of Degremont North America in Richmond, Va. Prior to that, he served in numerous senior positions at Degremont and its various subsidiaries, including heading up the Ozonia subsidiaries as well as the design-build business unit. He has been active in industry associations as well, most recently as president of the International Ozone Assn. He has also been active in the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA), serving on the board, executive committee and as a council chair. He has served on the AWWA Research Foundation, the Water Reuse Assn. and the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Assn. Dimitriou has served on a number of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Federal Advisory Committees in development of new water quality regulations and provided support on technology and water quality issues.