CARSON CITY, Nev. – Nevada State Engineer Tim Wilson will retire on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, after 25 years of service. Wilson was appointed state engineer in Dec. 2019, having served in an acting capacity since Jan. 2019.
Nevada Division of Water Resources Deputy Administrator Adam Sullivan will serve as acting state engineer and administrator of NDWR. Sullivan has been with NDWR since 2009 and served as deputy administrator since 2018.
He is a licensed professional engineer with a master’s degree in hydrology from the University of Nevada, Reno. He has worked on Nevada water resource issues for more than 20 years.
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak issued the following statement:
“I thank Tim for his deep knowledge and dedicated service to address the many complex and critical water management issues that affect all Nevadans. Water is Nevada’s most precious and limited natural resource, and my administration will continue to address our most pressing water issues in partnership with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the next State Engineer. I am confident that Mr. Sullivan will continue to lead and enforce Nevada’s bedrock policies while advancing new and innovative solutions to preserve the long-term viability of Nevada’s water resources in every corner of our great state.”