Jean-Pierre Bardet

Urban Water Institute at the University of Texas at Arlington

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Director of the Urban Water Institute at the University of Texas, Arlington; former professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Southern California and head of the panel, appointed by Mayor Villaraigosa, that found pipe failures were caused in part by DWP’s policies on water usage

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