Kent Nelson, P.E
Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer
Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority
Mr. Nelson is currently serving as the Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer for the Florida Key Aqueduct Authority which provides potable water, wastewater and reuse water service to residents in the Florida Keys. He is a licensed professional engineer in both Florida and California, and has both private and public sector experience spanning his 25-year run in the industry. Having worked either for or with cities such as San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, New Orleans, Detroit, Cleveland, Washington DC, New York and now Key West, he has a unique national perspective regarding the challenges faced by both public and private water/wastewater systems.