Robert Beltran is the executive director of the Southwest Florida Water Management District (District). Some of the major District initiatives under Beltran’s direction include:
Beltran also leads the Solutions Team for the Central Florida Water Initiative, a multi-jurisdictional effort to ensure an adequate water supply in a five-county region.
Beltran is a professional engineer with nearly two decades of experience helping clients to design and permit solutions for their water and wastewater needs. He has worked throughout Florida helping municipalities and private companies on water-related initiatives including stormwater, wastewater, reclaimed water, drinking water and alternative water supply projects.
Prior to joining the District, many of his projects required working with the District, the Department of Environmental Protection and other water management districts on various water and permitting issues.
Beltran holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and master’s degree in environmental engineering from Tulane University in New Orleans. He is a diplomate of environmental engineering. Beltran also is a member of various professional associations and is a past president of the Florida Engineering Society Ridge Chapter.