Meeting Notice


The Wastewater Technical Advisory Committee (WTAC) established under NMSA 1978, Section 9-7A-15, evaluates wastewater technologies, and provides standardized objective evaluations of wastewater treatment and disposal technologies for both large-and small-flow domestic, commercial and agricultural wastewater systems. The Committee submits its findings to the cabinet secretary of the Environment Department for approval.

WTAC consists of five members appointed by the cabinet secretary of the Environment Department. The WTAC must include: (1) a wastewater treatment system engineer with at least 10 years of experience in wastewater system design and construction; (2) a faculty member from a university or college located within New Mexico with a minimum of a master’s degree in biological science, microbiology, soil science or engineering, and with a minimum of 10 years of work or academic experience with wastewater treatment or wastewater treatment facility management; (3) a representative from the New Mexico state university water utilities technical assistance program; (4) a class IV certified wastewater operator with at least 10 years of experience; and (5) a representative from the New Mexico Home Builders Association.

WTAC members are appointed for three years. Members serve until their successors are appointed. The current WTAC members are:

  1. Mount, Terry, term expires July 30, 2024
  2. Ambrogi, Brian, term expires July 30, 2024
  3.  Schuler, Andrew, term expires July 30,2024
  4. Allen, Loren, term expires July 30, 2024
  5. Becker, Donald, term expires July 30, 2024                                                         

Upcoming WTAC meetings and associated materials are found on the NMED Events Calendar. Past WTAC meeting materials are available on the archived version of our previous website.

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