We solve water problems using modern tools.

ManageWater Consulting, Inc., has over 25 years of experience partnering with clients. We collaborate on project management strategy while integrating technology and best practices. 

We can help your team:

Integrate data about water use, assets, projects, and customers.


Develop pilot projects using innovative technologies for water management. 


Utilize geospatial tools to visualize water operations, planning, and forecasting. 


Construct a multi-dimensional approach for projects to provide broader perspectives.


Margaret (Marty) Laporte

M.S., Principal   

Marty Laporte, M.S., has managed water and environmental projects for more than 25 years. She has broad experience in working with interdisciplinary teams and implementing water compliance, quality, efficiency, emergency, and drought response projects for the commercial, industrial, and institutional (CII) sector. 


As the Principal for ManageWater Consulting, Inc., her focus is on integrating innovative technologies and practices for water management. She is an FAA-certified Part 107 small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) pilot.  In 2018, ManageWater received the Innovative Conservation Program  (ICP) to conduct a demonstration project:  

“Detecting water leaks using drone technology."

Prior to ManageWater, she was the Associate Director at Stanford University's Utilities Department. During her career at Stanford she developed demonstration projects using Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), data analytics, and weather-based irrigation technology. Marty served as a Board member on the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency's (BAWSCA) Board that represents the interests of 26 retail water agencies who purchase water from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. 


In March 2015, she was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Silicon Valley Water Conservation Coalition. Ms. Laporte has an M.S. degree in Geology from San Jose State University and a B.A. in Biology and Environmental Studies from U.C. Santa Cruz. A life-long learner, she completed the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Entrepreneurial Certificate Program.

The Team

Noel Laporte

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B.S. Biology, M.S. Management
Focus: Project, software, and data management

Operations Associate