John Robert Blevins

John worked for 25 years as an Engineer building water treatment and wastewater treatment plants in Alabama and the southeast. In 2012 he left his job, and unofficially started Sweet Water Outreach. His aim is to apply the skills he acquired as a professional engineer to the water crisis in impoverished areas.  John is Sweet Water Outreach’s man on the ground and director of all field operations.


University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, 1981


Blevins and Pritchett Construction Inc, Birmingham, Alabama

President, 1986-1995


BL Harbert LLC, Birmingham, Alabama

Chief Estimator, 1995-2012