Patrick O’Brien joins LRE’s Technology Group as a Staff Hydrologist. After gaining an educational background in Earth Systems Science and Hydrology in Massachusetts, he moved to Colorado to pursue a career in the dynamic field of water resources.  Prior to LRE, he worked as a water quality analyst for Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation District in Denver and published his Master’s research, which focused on stream depletion as a function of consumptive use in suburban Boston watersheds.