Water Director Bio

Mike MaloneMichael A. Malone is the Water Director for the City of Vallejo Water Department where he has served since April 2017.  He is currently directly responsible for 120 staff members who operate and maintain Vallejo’s multi-billion dollar drinking water treatment and water distribution system assets.  

Previously, Mr. Malone has worked through the ranks as Operations Manager, Water Distribution Superintendent and Plant Services Division Manager for the City of Sacramento where he led successful efforts to implement automated meter reading technologies and sustainable water rate increases.  

Working for the San Jose Water Company for nearly 20 years at all levels of the water service organization, Mr. Malone began his tenure.  He served as a Maintenance Worker performing water pipe repairs in the distribution system and later advanced to hold many other positions, including water meter reader, system operator, relief water treatment operator and service inspector.

Mr. Malone is a U.S. Navy veteran and a graduate of St. Mary’s College with a degree in Management.

Click here to read a Vallejo Times-Herald interview with Vallejo's "Water Czar," Mike Malone.