C. Ross Anderson, Professional Civil Engineer

Ross assists with professional engineering design coordination and review of swimming pool plans for structural, hydraulic, filtration, and sanitizing system design. He works closely with local authorities and municipalities. Also responsible for pre-construction site drainage designs on many large projects in the Salt Lake City area.

Prior to joining Water Design Ross was the President, Treasurer, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Major Stockholder of AAA Engineering & Drafting, Inc. He also served as Chief Executive Officer and professional administrator of the corporation since its founding in 1960.  While with AAA, he provided professional engineering review and direction to all divisions of the corporation. His major responsibilities included establishing corporate policy, communicating long and short term goals, finances, departmental performance, contract negotiations, contract administration, proposal preparation, client relations, litigation, and community service.

Licensing and Registrations:     

  • Professional Engineer; Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Hawaii, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming. 
  • Land Surveyor; Idaho


  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Harvard University, 1963
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Utah, 1961 (Honors)


  • American Congress on Surveying & Mapping
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Boy Scouts of America, Asst. District Commissioner, 1985 1986
  • Harvard Business School Club of Utah, President 1970 1972
  • Legislative Council for Photogrammetry
  • Metropolitan Water District (SLC), Board of Directors 1986-Present
  • National Contract Management Association
  • Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Endowment Fund Trustee 1974 1980
  • Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, International President 1972 1974
  • Provo River Water Users Association, Board of Directors  1987-Present
  • Rotary International, President (1998-99 SLC Club 24)