Maya Clifford


TAG Manager


Maya is a trained Water Chemist specialized in Drinking Water Chemistry and Sustainable Technologies. Here at Isle Utilities, she combines her technical experience as a laboratory manager and communication skills to bring water professionals together, focused on building a sustainable future for all.

Before joining Isle, she had experience working for a variety of organizations including a municipality, a private water company, the state of Massachusetts, and an academic institution. As a laboratory manager she focused on building a thriving laboratory serving the communities of midcoast Maine in drinking water testing, water quality regulations, and watershed management. As a graduate student within the Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning School at Tufts University, she worked on many diverse projects such as; sustainable solutions research for wildfire mitigation in conjunction with Denver Water District, mapped abandoned mine sites in proximity to drinking water wells using ArcGIS, and facilitated an industrial mercury survey to all 1,600 + drinking water treatment facilities in Massachusetts.

Maya graduated from Tufts University with a Master of Science in Sustainability Studies and Policy, and from the University of Maine with a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Anthropology with minor studies in chemistry. Maya is an active member with the New England Water Works Association currently serving as the University Outreach Chair and spends her free time advocating for environmental justice causes.