As vice president of the Water Loss Consulting group, Kate Gasner works on the full spectrum of water loss projects and is fluent in water audit preparation, component analysis of water losses, meter testing, and flow and pressure data analysis. As coauthor of two major Water Research Foundation projects, Kate supported the development of the leakage component analysis model and designed Level 1 validation standards of care for water audit review. She is a member of the AWWA Water Loss Control Committee and has taken a lead in the development group within the software subcommittee, responsible for designing version 6 of the AWWA Free Water Audit Software. Kate is also a member of the California Water Loss Control Committee and the California Water Audit Validator Certificate Committee. She graduated from Yale with a degree in environmental engineering.