Senior Attorney, Water program
Since coming to NRDC in 2008, Doug Obegi has worked on a variety of projects related to water-resource management in California, including the San Joaquin River Restoration Program, the proposed Bay-Delta Conservation Plan/California WaterFix, the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan review and update, the 2014 California Water Bond (Proposition 1), and other state and federal water legislation. Obegi has also represented the organization in federal court during litigation regarding protections for endangered species in the Bay-Delta estuary. He also serves on the Board of Directors of WaterReuse California. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of California’s Hastings College of the Law. He is based in San Francisco.