General Manager and Chief Hydrogeologist
San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency
Lance Eckhart is general manager of the San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency. He was previously director of basin management and resource planning at the Mojave Water Agency. Before public service, Mr. Eckhart worked as a consultant for various environmental firms around Southern California. Areas of expertise include leading regional scientific studies, groundwater basin characterization and management, SGMA and groundwater adjudication implementation, resource policy, urban water management plans, salt and nutrient management, groundwater recharge/imports, water banking, Integrated Regional Water Management planning, disadvantaged community involvement, state and federal grant programs, groundwater legislation, and the State Water Contract. He is a licensed professional geologist and certified hydrogeologist in the state of California. He holds an MS in environmental science and a BS in geology from California State University, Fullerton.