David Dreverman

David Dreverman
Executive Director


David Dreverman is the Executive Director, River Management, Murray-Darling Basin Authority.  David joined the Murray-Darling Basin Commission in 2000 as Manager, Assets, and was appointed General Manager, River Murray Water of the Commission in 2003.

The River Murray assets include major water storages, locks and weirs, barrages and salt interception schemes and are located from Dartmouth dam, in north-east Victoria, to the Murray Mouth in South Australia and on the Darling River upstream to Menindee Lakes.  The River Management division directs the sharing of waters of the River Murray between the states of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia including directing the investigation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the River Murray operations assets and undertakes resource modelling for all rivers in the Basin.

Prior to joining the Murray-Darling Basin Commission, David worked as a consultant in the engineering industry; with SMEC, Hydro Electric Commission, Tasmania and Australian Power and Water.  David has been involved with large dam and hydro power projects, both in Australia and overseas for more than forty years.