Mekha Pereira

Groundwater Hydrologist

Areas of Specialization

Groundwater Management

Groundwater Quality Assessment

Hydrogeologic Characterization

Water Policy

Water Supply Planning

Mekha Pereira’s work at M&A focuses on integrating hydrogeologic investigations with water resource planning and policy evaluations. She brings to projects a strong understanding of Arizona and Colorado River Basin water policies and regulations. For municipal, industrial, and tribal clients, she supports water supply portfolio planning by evaluating water availability and reliability, including potential impacts of shortage.  Mekha also has experience on environmental projects, such as Coal Combustion Residuals and Superfund Sites, providing technical support for negotiations, wellfield evaluations, groundwater quality assessments, and contaminant investigations. She currently serves as vice president of the Arizona Hydrological Society Tucson Chapter.

Mekha Pereira

At A Glance

Experience since 2017

M.S., Hydrology
University of Arizona

B.S., Hydrology
University of Arizona

B.A., Mathematics
University of Arizona

Select Publications / Community Involvement

M&A uses GoldSim software to support decision making in water supply projects

Arizona Hydrological Society, Tucson Chapter, Vice President

AZ Water Association, Member

Groundwater Resources Association of California (GRAC), Member

Groundswell Capital, Board of Directors