Erin Cavazos

Erin Cavazos

Erin Cavazos

Erin Cavazos

Erin Cavazos joined the River Authority in 2014 as an engineer working on the FEMA Flood Mapping and Risk MAP projects, Watershed Masterplans, and Region L. In 2017 she became a Senior Engineer, supervising the team working on the H&H models, Floodplain Mapping Updates, Risk MAP, Flood Mitigation Planning, Water Resource initiatives, and Nature Based solutions. As the Ecological Engineering Manager, Erin leads teams focused on Community Planning, Predictive Modeling, Water Quality Modeling, Water Resources, and Floodplain Management.

Erin obtained her BSE in Civil Engineering from Tulane University and her MSc in Water Science, Policy, and Management from Oxford University. She served in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic and is fluent in Spanish. She is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Certified Floodplain Manager. Erin also serves on the National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies as a co-chair for the Floodplain Management Committee. In her spare time, Erin enjoys hiking, reading, and raising her two handsome boys.


Riverfront Parkway – Acequia Lift Station

Thursday, June 20 – Sunday, June 23, Riverfront Parkway is partially closed. Expect delays in traffic due to construction work. We apologize for any inconvenience.

San Pedro Creek: Rains from the Heavens

The Rains from the Heavens water wall at San Pedro Creek will be shut off due to maintenance Tuesday, June 18th. There will also be some road closures that day, so please be mindful if you are in this area. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Acequia Trail Notice

The Acequia trail will have heavy traffic near MROC starting May 22nd until further notice. The SAWS Acequia project will be bringing in crews to work on the lift station site and across the street. There will have flaggers to stop traffic, please use caution. 

SASPAMCO Paddling Trail

The SASPAMCO paddling trail is open from River Crossing Park to Helton Nature Park.
*Please Note: Paddling Trail from Helton Nature Park to HWY 97 is still closed due to blockages. 

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