Senior Partner, Sales Producer, and Wastewater Specialist and Consultant at Water Management Associates, Ralph Baker Dotson has been in the wastewater business for over three decades and at Water Management Associates, Inc. nearly from its inception. He is also the owner of our sister company, AAA Allied Septic Tank Service, which is qualified to pump the advanced treatment systems we service. Ralph is the President of the Professional Onsite Wastewater Reuse Association of New Mexico (POWRANM) and is a Association of Wastewater Technicians (NAWT), Certified Inspector, NAWT Certified Installer, NAWT Certified Septic Pumper & NAWT Certified O & M (Operation and Maintenance provider).

Ralph has been a technical advisor to the Mechanical Bureau Chief of Construction Industries Division. He has helped to write and pass rules and regulations that are in the current and past Liquid Waste Regulations in New Mexico. He also helped to re-write the MS-3 license, which is the license held by most septic installers. He also helped to re-write the MS-6 license, which is the Irrigation License.Natio

In addition, Ralph has been featured on the cover of the national magazine Onsite Installer. He has had articles written about him and the Onsite Association that have been featured in American Liquid Waste and Pumper Magazine. Ralph is proud to be a member of the National Onsite Wastewater Reuse Association (NOWRA), the National Association of Wastewater Technicians (NAWT) and the Colorado Professionals in Onsite Wastewater (CPOW).

He has installed and maintained all types of conventional septic systems, advanced treatment units (ATU), wastewater reuse systems and Alternative Disposal Systems. Ralph is a Certified Installer Specialist as listed on the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) website. He has presented at and attended many State and National Conferences. Ralph has also been recognized as an “expert witness” by the New Mexico Courts.


Wastewater Specialist Richard Jennings

Founder, Senior Partner, and Wastewater Specialist, Richard Jennings, has been working in the field of water and soil reclamation since 1997. His specialties are planning, design, and project administration for sustainable water management systems. These systems combine water conservation, active and passive water harvesting, effluent recycling, soil restoration, food production, and landscape ecology.

The objective of all designs is the integration of technology and nature. This integration is inspired by biomimicry and analog ecosystems. His current favored work is community water and food security. The method is rebuilding living soils and communicating with multiple species to make deals on an ecosystem level.


Wastewater Specialist Robert Medeiros

Senior Technician, Robby Medeiros, works with Advanced Wastewater Treatment Systems, Reuse systems and Rainwater Harvesting Systems. He holds and maintains a National Association of Wastewater Technicians certification as well as a B.S. in Environmental Studies from UNM. As a professional competitive mountain biker, outdoorsman and nature enthusiast, Robby appreciates working for an organization that aims to bring water resources back to the land.


As Technician at Water Management Associates, Nathan Montoya works with the following systems; Advanced Wastewater Treatment, Reuse, and Rainwater Harvesting. Nathan brings expertise in irrigation, landscaping, construction, a certification in HVAC, and general trouble-shooting and maintenance.


Wastewater Specialist Madeleine Wells

Madeleine Wells is a Partner and Office Manager at Water Management Associates. She has 40 years of experience in the construction industry, making her an invaluable asset to our company. When not working to keep operations running smoothly in the office, Madeleine continues to act in a service capacity as a volunteer fire-fighter.


Officially the Scheduling Coordinator, Diana Hernandez brings many skills to Water Management Associates. She focuses on media arts, marketing, consulting, safety and efficiency standards, research, as well as office and field support. She holds and maintains a National Association of Wastewater Technicians certification. Diana is very excited to work for a company that strives to bring creative, ecologically-oriented and economically sound solutions to water reuse, conservation, and land rehabilitation.