Kim Manago helps water agencies estimate, understand, and optimize their water loss through data analysis and improvement, field activities, and water loss control strategy development. She works on all aspects of water loss projects, but she specializes in regional program development and agencies managing multiple water systems. She joined E Source through the Water Systems Optimization (WSO) acquisition in 2021. Prior to joining WSO, Kim worked with a variety of water utilities while conducting research for her PhD and working for a private civil consulting firm in Hawaii. She holds a PhD in civil and environmental engineering with a minor in applied mathematics and statistics from Colorado School of Mines and a BS and MS in civil and environmental engineering from UCLA.