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San Diego County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for James Peasley

Candidate for
Director; Padre Dam Municipal Water District; Division 5

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The Peasley family came to America in 1736 and fought in the American Revolutionary War. They participated in the development of the western frontier. I, James Peasley, have been a San Diegan since 1958. I have lived in San Diego County nearly all my life. I currently reside in Blossom Valley, for nearly 17 years, with my wife of 36 years Linda who is employed at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Linda and I have one grown son and a grandson. Linda and I along with their son's family attend Alpine Christian Fellowship. I devote my time to family, work, community service, and varied interests.

College Education:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree - Civil Engineering
  • San Diego State University
  • Graduated - December 1974 with High Honors and Distinction

Professional License:
  • Registered Professional Civil Engineer
  • State of California - License Number C 29586

Professional Affiliations:
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Public Works Association
  • Construction Management Association of America

I have over 31 years of experience at a local water agency, the Otay Water District. I am currently the water resources engineering manager working in the water, recycled water, and wastewater industries.

I am the founder and principle owner of the consulting engineering firm Peasley & Associates established in 1995.

Major professional engineering accomplishments include the following:

  • City of San Diego Otay Water Treatment Plant water supply/treatment agreement for 10 million gallons per day.
  • City of San Diego South Bay Water Treatment Plant recycled water supply/treatment agreement for 6 million gallons per day.
  • East County Regional Treated Water Improvement Program agreement with San Diego County Water Authority for 16 million gallons per day from the Helix Water District Levy Water Treatment Plant.
  • Local supply groundwater well in Rancho del Rey capable of producing a sustainable yield of about 0.5 million gallons per day.
  • Annual water agency operating and capital budget preparation.
  • Public agency water rate and fee development.
  • Federal, state, and local grant revenue acquisitions totaling nearly $14 million dollars.
  • Development of the largest retail agency recycled water system in San Diego County.
  • Planning, design, and construction management of numerous water, recycled water, and wastewater public works facilities.
  • Water resources planning efforts such as the Water Resources Master Plan, Integrated Water Resources Plan, and Urban Water Management Plan.
  • Team efforts contributed toward receipt of several financial and engineering peer recognition awards.

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