Dwane Young

Chief, Water Data Integration Branch, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Dwane has worked with EPA since 2005, and has worked on environmental data management systems in both the Office of Water and the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response. Dwane has also served as the Federal Liaison to the Western States Water Council. Dwane led the initial development of the Water Quality Exchange (WQX) for EPA, played a key role in the development of EPA’s Clean Water Act Integrated Reporting systems, oversaw the implementation of updates to the RCRAInfo system, and has extensive experience with assisting partners in sharing water quality data. Dwane has a degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Management from Utah State University. He has spent the last eighteen years working on environmental data management systems.