Anatole Falagan is the Assistant General Manager for the Long Beach Water Department, where he has been employed since 2005. He reports to the General Manager.
Mr. Falagan has a variety of responsibilities, including financial management, human resource management, technology operations, land & lease management and safety administration. He is also responsible for the Department's utility billing, budget and rate development for potable water, reclaimed water and sewer services.
Mr. Falagan previously served 16 years in a number of key positions with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD), the world's largest water supply agency. He began his career in 1983 as an engineer with Albert H. Halff Associates, Inc., of Fort Worth, Texas. In 1989, he joined the MWD's engineering division as a Project Manager, and in 1996 was promoted to Branch Manager in MWD's Planning and Resources Division. In 1999, he was appointed Assistant Group Manager for Water Resources where he oversaw a staff of 86 employees and a $22 million budget.
Mr. Falagan is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of California and the State of Texas.
Mr. Falagan holds a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from University of California, Irvine.