Master in Urban Planning, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University
Ms. Lattu has over 27 years of experience in strategic and resilient long-range infrastructure engineering and planning. She has served in public and private roles throughout Texas leading groundwater reduction and conservation, surface water operational system modeling and analysis, and utility operations. This rich experience has developed a unique and valuable knowledge of state and local infrastructure requirements through experience in municipal street and roadway improvement projects, water/wastewater designs, utilities coordination and relocations, hydraulic modeling, and master planning. Lisa is an experienced leader from small teams of 5-10 engineers to direct responsibility operations, maintenance, and capital improvements for a 200 million gallon per day water purification facility for the City of Houston.
Lisa specializes in water and wastewater master planning and impact fee projects including hydraulic modeling, water supply and contract negotiations, stakeholder coordination, project financing, policymaking, and water purification plant management and administration including federal/state disaster response and recovery (Hurricanes Ike and Harvey and COVID-19). Her background also includes serving as an alternate for a Texas Water Development Board Regional Water Planning Group and a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Bay and Basin Stakeholders Committee as well as work for Davenport, Iowa, and Boston, Massachusetts.
Lisa is active in the American Water Works Association and the American Planning Association in committee work and opening organizational doors.
Certifications / Licenses
Professional Engineer, Texas
American Institute of Certified Planners
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT)
Texas Water Conservation Association (TWCA)
American Planning Association (APA)
Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston