Summer 2015

Summer is a happy time. So, take a timeout from all the depressing stories about the continued statewide drought and read about some good news from Civiltec.

Check out this Summer 2015 newsletter for updates on Civiltec projects and employees, including: an exciting milestone in Staff Engineer Gretel Ochoa's career, further relationship-building with California's utility executives, and how Civiltec is helping water districts better serve the people of California.

Staff Engineer Gretel Ochoa Earns MSCE Degree

Gretel Ochoa Civiltec is proud to announce that Staff Engineer Gretel Ochoa has recently earned her Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering (MSCE) from Cal Poly Pomona, adding further subject expertise to the group of engineers at Civiltec. Click the picture or the link below to learn more about Gretel's background and her next big step.

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Civiltec Starting New Well Project with San Gabriel County Water District

San Gabriel County Water District.png Civiltec has teamed up with the San Gabriel County Water District (again) to complete design, permitting and construction management tasks to replace a well drilled in 1924. This project will provide the District with an improved groundwater resource to serve fresh sustainable drinking water to its 45,000 customers.

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Civiltec Sponsoring 2015 CUEMA Leadership Summit

CUEMA Civiltec will be a Platinum Sponsor once again (the 5th consecutive year) for the 2015 CUEMA Leadership Summit in September. "Civiltec's involvement in supporting the organization has helped us grow to where we are today." - Ken Deck, CUEMA Executive Director

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Long-Term Planning Underway for La Puente Valley County Water District

La Puente Valley Water District The La Puente Valley County Water District has asked Civiltec to draft a Water Master Plan: an all-encompassing document that will act as a roadmap for how the District serves its 8,000 customers in the coming years.


We love hearing news from everyone in the Civiltec community. Feel free to reach out, say hello and tell us all the news from your organization!

W. David Byrum, P.E.
President and Principal Engineer
Civiltec Engineering, Inc.
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Staff Spotlight: Octavio Solorza
Octavio Solorza

Octavio Solorza is an Associate, as well as a Project Manager with Civiltec Engineering, Inc. He is proud of his 27-year association with Civiltec and his portfolio of projects that provide civic, educational and leisure opportunities for the residents in the communities in which they were constructed.


During his tenure at Civiltec, he has been involved in the design of hundreds of municipal engineering, site development, and land development projects in a number of counties throughout Southern California. Project locations have ranged from the cities of Chula Vista, Oceanside, Carlsbad and Ramona in San Diego County, all the way north to the City of Brisbane in San Mateo County.