Brian MurphyHealthy Rivers Program Manager

Brian Murphy

Denver, Colorado

As a native of Spokane, Washington, Brian grew up exploring the lakes and streams of eastern Washington and northern Idaho creating his passion for water. Before joining River Network, Brian worked in the water resources consulting field for 20 years, most recently leading his own consulting practice, River Works. He just completed his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University. His PhD research focused on studying the nexus between riverscape physical conditions, social-ecological values, and management strategies to address “wicked problems” caused by anthropogenic changes to urban riverscapes.