Manuel Dos Santos

First Place
 San Francisco Bay Section

Manuel Dos Santos has dedicated his career to protecting public health, the environment, and his community by providing high-quality wastewater collection and treatment services in a safe, reliable, and effective manner.

His career spans over 34 years working in the water and wastewater industry, including 27 years at South San Francisco – San Bruno Water Quality Control Plant (SSF-SB WQCP). Manuel’s many contributions to the success and progression of the SSF-SB WQCP is unparalleled and beyond exceptional!


The Operator of the Year award recognizes outstanding contributions to the operations of wastewater treatment facilities and the application of knowledge to improve plant processes.

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