Dr. Harish Arora

Environmental Engineering

Personal Bio

Dr. Harish Arora is a Vice President and Director of Water Treatment Processes with NCS and manages Metro Washington D.C. office. He has a BS in Civil Engineering and a Masters and a PhD in Environmental Engineering. He is a licensed professional engineer in the States of Maryland and Delaware. His experience includes selection and optimization of treatment processes for compliance with the regulations, advanced oxidation and disinfection processes, wastewater recycle and reuse, riverbank filtration, control of microbes, and distribution system water quality.  He has authored over a dozen papers on advanced water treatment, technology, and participates actively on a number of AWWA committees on Water Quality and Research.

Education History

  • Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Work Experience

Vice President, Narasimhan Consulting Services, Inc.

Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper Award, 2003 New York Section AWWA Spring Conference held in Saratoga Springs, NY Best Paper Award, 2002 New York Section AWWA Spring Conference held in Buffalo, NY Outstanding Paper Award (given to a landmark environmental engineering paper that has withstood the test of time and significantly influenced the practice of environmental engineering) for 2000 by the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Best Paper Award for the 1999 Water Distribution and Plant Operations Division, the Journal of American Water Works Association Best Paper Award for the 1988 Engineering and Construction Division, the Journal of American Water Works Association (1988)

Professional Organizations

American Water Works Association