Mike Obal, State Field Manager for Iowa, has over eighteen years of experience in the water, wastewater, and construction industry. His experience lies in constructing wastewater treatment plants ranging from small communities to large cities. During his time constructing wastewater treatment facilities, he learned the details of strategic project management that drove efficiencies on the projects, leading him to deploy projects on time and on budget. Mike currently holds certifications for water, wastewater treatment, and wastewater lagoons with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Mike is also National Incident Management System (NIMS) certified to assist communities with disaster resources.