Executive Director and General Manager
Enrique C. Zaldivar, LA Sanitation and Environment
Enrique has been at the helm of LA Sanitation (LASAN) as the General Manager for over eight years. He was originally appointed in 2007, and then reappointed by Mayor Garcetti in September 2013. LASAN is one of the largest agencies in the City of Los Angeles with nearly 3,000 employees and an annual revenue budget of over $1.1 billion. Through Enrique’s leadership and management, LASAN oversees important environmental and infrastructure programs such as the City’s Clean Water program, one of the largest in the world with its iconic flagship Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant; the Solid Resources program, which has achieved one of the highest recycling rates in the nation at 76.4% and climbing; and the Watershed Protection program, which is among the most innovative in the country with its use of green infrastructure for achieving water quality objectives for urban stormwater runoff, while delivering on multiple other benefits like open space, urban habitat support, and water supply.
Meet Enrique at World Water-Tech North America.