N. Tristian Bounds, P.E., is the Lead Research and Development Engineer at Orenco Systems, Inc., a wastewater equipment manufacturing firm based in Sutherlin, Oregon. In this role, he develops products that provide sustainable wastewater treatment and reuse solutions for a growing world. When he’s not enjoying the outdoors, Tristian continues to develop sustainable options and alternatives to better our communities and environment. Past presentations include presenting at WEFTEC on water reuse, a recent presentation at the California Onsite Wastewater Association conference on greywater reuse, and many other presentations at various industry conferences.