William J Andrews, PhD

Bill Andrews is a Science Coordinator for the USGS Rocky Mountain Region. He has worked for the USGS since 1988. His previous positions in the USGS include Hydrologist, Webmaster, Water-Quality Specialist, Groundwater Specialist, Report Specialist, Section Chief, and Center Director.


Bill Andrews earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology (College of William and Mary), a Master of Science Degree in Geology (Northern Illinois University), and a Doctoral Degree in Environmental Science (University of Oklahoma). He has served in a wide range of technical and supervisory roles at USGS offices in Florida, Minnesota, and Oklahoma and has assisted in several headquarters projects. Bill has lead-authored or coauthored 40 USGS-series publications, 11 journal papers, 17 conference abstracts or proceedings papers, and has given numerous talks about hydrology, emerging contaminants, relations between land uses and water quality, climate change, and induced seismicity. He currently serves as a Science Coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Region of the USGS, which involves reviewing and writing technical documents and publications, advising a regional integrated drought science project, reviewing center science programs, and managing the Region's webpages.