KALAHEO — South Shore wastewater service company Aqua Engineers will have a new chief executive officer next August, as professional engineer David Paul is set to take over for current president and CEO Ken Davis.
“I know that we have made the right decision in promoting David to lead Hawaii’s premier water and wastewater operations management and utility company forward supporting Aqua’s Vision — a Hawaii that is sustainable with an abundance of clean water,” said Davis.
Paul is currently professional engineer and senior vice president and director of engineering and construction services at Aqua Engineers, and has been an employee-owner at Aqua for more than 12 years. He’s been in the wastewater industry for more than 22 years.
After graduating from Texas A&M University, his career began with the City and County of Honolulu in the Department of Wastewater Management. He then joined Brown and Caldwell where he gained invaluable industry experience through a variety of water, wastewater and water reclamation projects.
Aqua Engineers, an environmental award-winning company, has been in business since 1981 serving over 30 wastewater systems, 15 water systems and 70 pump stations throughout Hawaii which includes the 50-year privatization contract for U.S. Army Schofield Barracks and its outlying Army facilities on Oahu as well as the acquisition of Puhi Sewer and Water Company in Lihue on Kauai.