Head of EPA’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water Announces Retirement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s head of the Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW), Peter Grevatt, Ph.D., announced on November 20 his retirement from the EPA effective December 2018.

Grevatt has served as the head of the OGWDW for more than six years. Throughout his tenure, he has been a tireless advocate for protecting drinking water resources and ensuring groundwater remains a safe and relied-upon resource. He is also currently serving as the head of EPA’s efforts to address PFAS contamination across the country.

Grevatt will be departing to lead a national water association; additional details of the announcement are pending.