Katherine manages Aquaya’s water safety management research programs in Uganda. She supports development and implementation of action-research projects, with a focus on innovative approaches to achieve universal, safe, sustainable water supply coverage. Her ongoing research projects evaluate 1) novel chlorination technologies to improve water safety and 2) innovative approaches to improve the financial viability of rural water points.
Prior to joining Aquaya, Katherine worked on water supply projects focused on groundwater development and point source infrastructure. As a Peace Corps volunteer, she helped to assess and improve water supply access in urban and rural communities of northern Uganda.
Katherine has an MS in engineering science (concentrated on environmental engineering) from the University of South Florida and a BS in geology from the College of Charleston.