Longtime Kern water leader leaving for private sector

 •  by Lois Henry
Eric Averett, General Manager of Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District, announced he will take a job with private asset management firm Renewable Resources Group.

Kern County’s water community had a shake-up Tuesday when longtime Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District General Manager Eric Averett announced he is leaving to take a private sector job.

This comes on top of the pending retirement of another key local water manager.

Richard Diamond, General Manager of North Kern Water Storage District, announced he will retire later this year.

Though Diamond’s departure has had a long lead time, Averett will move on within the next 90 days, he said.

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