Full-service consulting firm Croy Engineering announced the addition of Melanie Head, PE as its new Municipal Utilities Director. Head is charged with continuing Croy’s commitment to provide consulting engineering services in the water resources arena, including water and wastewater system design, while also expanding the firm’s footprint in this practice across the Southeast.
“Melanie is a talented emerging leader in our industry; her array of experience, understanding of clients’ needs, and energetic attitude make her an exceptional addition to our Croy team. We are confident she will reinforce the high-level of service and trust our clients have come to expect from our firm,” said Eddie Wade, PE, Executive Vice President with Croy.
During her career, Head has worked for municipal clients on numerous utility infrastructure projects including reclamation facilities, land application system designs, and wastewater treatment plant assessments, master plans, and upgrades. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, she worked with the City of Houston, Texas on the assessment of three wastewater treatment plants, which included coordination with FEMA to secure funding to bring the plant back to working conditions. In recognition of her achievements in the engineering field, Head received the Jack C. Dozier Emerging Leader Award by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals in 2019.
“While often unnoticed, water and wastewater infrastructure are vital parts of a community’s stability, growth, and economic success,” said Head. “I am excited for this opportunity to continue to build my career with the team at Croy, and look forward to working with our clients across the region to develop, expand and improve their facilities.”
Head is a Civil Engineering graduate of Auburn University and Professional Engineer in Georgia. She is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Environmental and Water Resources Institute (Young Professionals Committee member), Georgia Association of Water Professionals (Wastewater Treatment and Water Treatment Committee member), and American Water Works Association (Young Professionals Committee member).
Croy’s Utility Solutions team works with municipal clients across Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama to provide various capabilities including stormwater management and permitting, water audits, as well as water and wastewater facilities, master planning, rate studies, and bidding.