Katherine manages Aquaya’s water safety management research programs in Uganda. With five years of experience in Uganda, she supports the development and implementation of action-research projects focused on testing innovative approaches to achieve universal, safe, sustainable water supply coverage. Currently, Katherine is managing research that evaluates novel chlorination technologies to improve water safety. She is also examining innovative approaches to improve the financial viability of rural water points.
Prior to joining Aquaya, Katherine worked on water supply projects focusing 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 a M.S. degree in Engineering Science (Environmental Engineering concentration) from the University of South Florida and a B.S. degree in Geology from the College of Charleston.