Water Resources Scientist
South Central Regional Center - Austin, TX
Dr. Norman Johns is a water resources scientist in the Austin office for NWF’s Texas Living Waters Project.
Johns has approximately 25 years of experience in the fields of environmental resources research and management which he taps to provide NWF with science-based input on a wide variety of water resource topics. These include water conservation and sustainable water supply planning, effects of groundwater pumping on springs and endangered species, and the effects of dams and other water infrastructure on river and estuary habitats and wildlife.
He has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Florida. He received master’s degrees from the Civil and Environmental Engineering Program and the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. John’s also earned a doctorate in geography from the University of Texas at Austin.