James Hewitt

Director of Water - Ohio
Director of Parks and Recreation

Jim has devoted his 30+ year career to sewer collection, water reclamation, water supply and water distribution systems. Before coming to GPD, Jim served as City Engineer for the City of Akron, Ohio where he was responsible for the design and construction of the City’s CSO Consent Decree and was a key member of the City’s team that submitted an Integrated Plan to the EPA. Jim is an environmental steward, is passionate about the work and mission of the water / wastewater industry and is constantly looking for ways to improve wastewater collection systems.

Jim earned his Bachelor of Science in Construction Technology from The University of Akron and is a member of the Water Environment Federation, the American Public Works Association, the American Water Works Association, and the Ohio Water Environment Association.

You can contact Jim at 330.564.8315 or email him at jhewitt@gpdgroup.com.