Todd Jarvis
Todd Jarvis
Category Supervisor

tjarvis@siswebs.org

Todd Jarvis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geosciences and Interim Director of the Institute for Water and Watersheds at Oregon State University in the US. He was a consulting groundwater hydrologist for 25 years working for global water/wastewater engineering and groundwater engineering firms after graduating from the University of Wyoming with a BS degree in Geology and MS degree in Hydrogeology. He is licensed as an Engineering Geologist, a Professional Mediator, and maintains credentials to perform marriage ceremonies. He specializes in dispute prevention and conflict resolution related to groundwater resources and water well construction. After receiving his PhD in Geography from Oregon State University a few years ago, his teaching responsibilities now include undergraduate and graduate courses taught online to support The Certificate in Water Conflict Management and Transformation. He also administers the Rainbow Water Coalition blog which specializes in rationale discourse over greywater and other water reuse.

Todd joined WaterSISWEB in August 2011 to serve the water community by supervising the Water Quality category of WaterSISWEB.

When he is not working with dueling groundwater experts on exempt wells, he researches and lectures on the geography, science, and history of water witching.