Assistant in Extension
Ms. Brassill works with Dr. Channah Rock at the Maricopa Agricultural Research Center in Maricopa, AZ in the Water Quality Department. The Water Quality Department at MAC serves the state in research and outreach in four areas of interest; surface water quality,wastewater, water reuse and food safety. Ms. Brassill is an environmental microbiologist and works with stakeholders around the state on applied research to help address current issues surrounding water quality. One of Ms. Brassill's major roles is also to provide education, training and support to watershed groups that are funded by Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to address water quality issues around Arizona. The Water Quality Department at MAC is a resource to collaborate with the public, academia and government to bring water quality research and education projects to stakeholders that address real time issues in food safety, wastewater, water reuse and surface water quality.