Henry Solis

First Place
 Santa Ana River Basin Section

Henry Solis has worked for IRWD for over 20 years. He currently serves as one of two Supervisors in the Collection Systems Maintenance Department. This system won first place as Collection System of the Year award for the large category. This is in large part due to Henry’s constant vigilance in pursuing preventive maintenance excellence. Henry has held a Grade 3 CSM CWEA certificate since 1997. He is directly in charge of coordinating numerous safety aspects such as Tailgate safety meetings for personnel safety and equipment SOP’s. He was employed as an operator in the Wastewater capacity at a regional plant at Trabuco Canyon prior to his tenure at IRWD. Henry is well liked and respected by all who encounter him. His level of professionalism is exceptional. Henry always meets his deadlines and strives to do a thorough and complete job with every task he sets out to complete.


The CWEA Quarter Century Recognition Program recognizes water professionals for their commitment to improving the quality of life and the protection of the environment. CWEA Quarter Century Recognition Program honorees have dedicated their careers in a challenging and most vital profession, the water environment field. These essential professionals who have spent countless hours improving our water environment include: Operators; Collection System, Maintenance, Laboratory, and Environmental Compliance personnel; Engineers; and Administrators.

CWEA Quarter Century honorees will be presented with a certificate recognizing their achievement and a lapel pin they can proudly wear identifying them as members of this elite group of professionals.

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