Glen Daigger
Professor of Engineering Practice, University of Michigan, IWA Board Member, IWA Past President


Glen Daigger is currently Professor of Engineering Practice at the University of Michigan and also President and Founder of One Water Solutions, an engineering and innovation firm. Widely recognized for his contributions, he has received a number of national and international awards and is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering.

Over his career Glen Daigger has become an internationally recognized expert in wastewater treatment and water quality management for municipal and industrial systems, with particular expertise in biological processes. He is widely published and is author or co-author of more than 200 technical papers, four books, and several technical manuals. He is a former Professor and Chair of Environmental Systems Engineering at Clemson University.

Glen Daigger has served in senior roles for the Water Environment Federation, the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, and the Water Environment Research Foundation. He was also a Senior Vice President and Chief Technology officer for the international consulting engineering firm, CH2M HILL. Glen Daigger was employed at CH2M Hill for over 35 years and produced 11 patents on wastewater treatment processes that helped establish US wastewater treatment standards.

Glen Daigger has been a member of IWA (and IWSA) for over 45 years and served as a Senior Vice President and member of the Finance and Investment Committee before becoming President-Elect in 2009. At the IWA World Water Congress in Montreal in 2010, he began his first term as President of the Association. At the end of his second term in 2014, Glen Daigger was appointed Distinguished Fellow of IWA.