Executive Vice President and COO
Peter C. Balas, PE (COO) is a co-founder of IWS and has managed a variety of onsite water and wastewater projects for major clients using both design-build and construction project execution. Projects include regional shopping malls, retail strip malls, new home development, existing commercial development upgrades, industrials sites, school facilities, low income housing, and farm worker sites. Mr. Balas has consulted with California Governor Schwarzenegger’s office as an advocate for its clients. Prior to IWS Mr. Balas founded and owned a leading mobile environmental laboratory company servicing Fortune 500, DOD, and DOE clients internationally. Mr. Balas has a BSME from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Balas serves on the Board of Directors of the California Onsite Wastewater Association (COWA), the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA), and several privately owned California based companies.