Lauren Handley joined LRE in early 2018 in the Phoenix Office. She is a Senior Hydrogeologist with more than 10 years of experience managing and providing oversight for water-related projects for private companies, public utilities, and municipal water providers. She is an experienced project manager, performs technical and regulatory reporting, and is proficient with methods used for collecting and analyzing hydrogeologic data. Her expertise and passion lies in groundwater supply and recharge projects. Lauren enjoys working with clients to locate, design, permit, and optimize groundwater supply/recharge wells to increase drought resiliency and ensure water providers can sustainably pump groundwater when needed. Lauren has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Sciences from Arizona State University and is a Registered Professional Geologist in Arizona.