Showri Nandagiri, who has served as the Engineering Coordinator for the North Harris County Regional Water Authority since 2004, retired from the City of Houston, Department of Public Works and Engineering, as City Engineer and Deputy Director. Showri worked for the City for more than 25 years and is highly regarded and widely recognized as one of the premier engineering professionals in the potable water field. A resident of Sugar Land, Showri has his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from India and has a Master’s degree in Water Resources from the University of Connecticut. After working briefly for Turner, Collie and Braden Inc. in Houston, he joined the City as a graduate engineer in 1978. He held several positions, including Senior Assistant Director for Water Engineering and Construction Division, and Deputy Director for Engineering, Construction and Real Estate Division. He was responsible for managing the Surface Water Transmission Program for the City of Houston for over two decades.