Peter Grevatt, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Ground Water & Drinking Water
Office of Water
U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Peter Grevatt is the Director of the Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water. The Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water in collaboration with states, tribes and its many stakeholders, is responsible for safeguarding America’s drinking water. Over 300 million Americans nationwide rely daily on public water systems to provide them with safe drinking water in the convenience of their home.
He is responsible for the development and implementation of national drinking water standards, oversight and funding of state drinking water programs and the implementation of source water protection and underground injection control programs to protect public health nationwide.
Prior to joining the OGWDW in October of 2012, Peter Grevatt served as the Director of the Office of Children’s Health Protection and served as the Senior Advisor to EPA’s Administrator for Children’s Environmental Health. Peter has held leadership roles in EPA’s national hazardous waste and water quality programs. Peter received his M.S. and Ph.D degrees in Basic Medical Sciences from New York University Medical Center and earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Earlham College.