Scott Aurit, P.E.
Conveyance Manager & Water Senior Program Manager
Scott’s career in the water industry spans over 23 years, leading teams through complex and high-profile infrastructure improvement projects and programs. He has led the delivery and implementation of several wastewater conveyance, lift station, tunnel and treatment projects.
Scott currently serves as HDR’s program manager for the US$2 billion, 27-year Omaha Combined Sewer Overflow Control Program, overseeing the design and construction of the major facility projects since 2009. These projects have helped provide significant improvement to water quality in Omaha’s rivers and streams by reducing the discharge of untreated combined sewage. In addition, he is serving as a technical advisor on the Johnson County Wastewater Program, Great Lakes Water Authority Linear System Integrity Program and, most recently, the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power One Water Program.
Scott is passionate about building teams to accomplish great achievements in program delivery. He communicates frequently and ensures that his team has a common vision, mission and goals, which allows everyone to participate with their own unique talents to create successful outcomes.
He is actively involved in the Water Environment Federation in both the Collection Systems Committee and the House of Delegates. In 2017, he led the efforts to host the WEF Collection Systems Conference in Omaha to highlight the significant projects that have been implemented as part of the Omaha CSO Program and he was recognized by WEF with a Volunteer Service Award. Most recently, Scott helped establish a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion committee with the Nebraska Water Environment Association to maximize opportunities for increased membership engagement.