Tim O’Halloran has served for the past 16 years as the general manager for the Yolo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, which manages water supplies for a significant part of Yolo County.
With previous experience managing water resources in the Imperial Valley, the Kings River and the San Joaquin Valley, Tim is recognized throughout California for developing innovative water management solutions, his historical knowledge of water resources in the state, his ability to communicate with landowners and diverse community members, and bringing various parties together with a shared vision for water resources management. He has been actively involved with Farm Bureau, the Northern California Water Association (NCWA), and he served as president of the California Irrigation Institute from 2006-08. He received his agricultural engineering degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and he is a graduate of the California Agricultural Leadership Program. He was the recipient of NCWA’s 2016 Will S. Green Award for his devotion to the promotion and advancement of irrigation in the Sacramento Valley.
For the past 16 years, Tim and the district have forged partnerships throughout the region to provide reliable and affordable water for the farms and ranches of Yolo County, while serving the natural resources of the Cache Creek watershed. He also has developed innovative programs to improve efficiency, water quality and habitat, and creatively manage the groundwater resources in the region.