Sarah Lothman, PE, PMP

Senior Project Manager

With a desire to make a positive impact, Sarah Lothman previously worked for a water utility and is a consultant helping utilities successfully deliver water and wastewater projects for their communities. As the water industry faces new challenges, she helps utilities adapt, plan for the future and position themselves to be responsible stewards of water resources.

Sarah is a project manager and Northern Virginia lead within the Water Group out of the Washington, D.C., office, supporting the success of municipal water and wastewater projects. She has more than two decades of experience in planning, engineering design and project management. Sarah helps her teams work through project challenges to identify infrastructure solutions that strengthen operations.   

What’s something most people don’t know about you?

I’m an avid quilter! 

What inspired you to pursue your career?

I loved all college courses related to water — hydraulics, hydrology and treatment. When I realized that I could do something I enjoy while also making an impact in my community, it made pursuing a career in water a natural choice. 

How do you and your team make the world a better place?

Water is essential. We make the world a better place by helping utilities meet their commitment to providing safe drinking water and safeguarding the environment for future generations. 

What’s the coolest part of your job?

The people! I have met some incredible people in the water industry; our common passion and shared values make work fun and rewarding. 

If you were stranded on a desert island, what three things would you want with you?

My two Great Danes and an endless supply of water and food. That’s four but I can’t leave a dog behind!