Dec 28, 2000

Janet L. Bowers Elected President of AWRA

L. Bowers, PG, has been elected to serve as President of the American Water
Resources Association for 2000. Bowers is the Executive Director of Chester
County Water Resources Authority in West Chester, Penn. She is responsible for
the preparation of the county's Water Resources Management Plan, management of
the cooperative program between the Authority and the U.S. Geological Survey and
managing the county's drought/flood warning programs. She also manages the
operation and maintenance of four multi-purpose dams in the Brandywine Creek

Association also elected John S. Grounds, III to the position of
President-Elect. Grounds is employed by Halff Associates, Inc. as a Senior
Engineer responsible for the management, design and analysis of hydraulic and
hydrologic engineering projects.