100 Water Heroes: Michael Campana


Professor of Hydrogeology & Water Resources Management

Michael Campana is a Professor of Hydrogeology and Water Resources Management at Oregon State University. He is a respected scholar with extensive experience in the academic sphere, including 16 years spent as a Professor of Water Resources and Earth & Planetary Sciences at the University of New Mexico. He remains an Emeritus Professor of Hydrogeology at the University of New Mexico.

His vast career in the water sector includes having been the President of the American Water Resources Association. He also served as President and Chair of the National Ground Water Association. He currently serves on the Steering Committee of the Global Water Partnership.

One of Michael’s most significant contributions to the water sector has been his leadership of the Ann Campana Judge Foundation, which he founded and is currently the President of. This NPO focuses on overseeing and funding projects linked to water, health and sanitation in developing countries.

Michael is one of our #100WaterHeroes for his expertise in the fields of Hydrogeology and Water Resource Management, and for his impactful WASH initiatives.

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