Jeff Arthur

Jeff Arthur

Director of Public Works for Utilities

City of Boulder, Colorado

Speaking At:
Under Water: Policies to Avoid a Perfect Storm
18 June 2014 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: 145B
Topic: Natural Hazards

Jeff Arthur is the Director of Public Works for Utilities for the City of Boulder, Colorado. In this role, he oversees the city’s Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater/Flood Management utilities including a staff of approximately 150 employees and more than $2 billion in public infrastructure and assets. He has over 20-years of experience in the stormwater and flood management field including policy development, regulation, planning, engineering, mitigation, operations, emergency response, and recovery. In addition to playing a lead role in Boulder’s response to and ongoing recovery from the September 2013 flood, Mr. Arthur coordinated the FEMA reimbursement process for the Town of Essex, Vermont following a January 1996 flood while serving as that community’s Assistant Town Engineer. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University, is a Certified Floodplain Manager through the Association of State Floodplain Managers, and completed the Senior Executive Institute program at the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia.