Janet Luehrs, President / Principal
Ms. Luehrs, President and owner of Brookwater, Inc., has been involved in the irrigation industry for 44 years. Ms. Luehrs has a creative approach to irrigation design, which brings innovative solutions to irrigation system design and water management opportunities. As Principal of the firm, she consults with clients, directs design development and oversees the execution of plans utilizing AutoCAD, Vectorworks and MicroStation as appropriate. She works in concert with clients and our design team to drive the development of technical specifications, innovative design solutions as well as ensuring water management objectives are met. Our extensive portfolio of completed projects includes municipal, commercial and estate residential projects both in the US and for international clients.
Prior to Brookwater, Ms. Luehrs owned a landscape installation and maintenance company for 13 years. She is an expert in plant identification and has a deep understanding of plant horticultural requirements which inform her irrigation design solutions.
Ms. Luehrs is active in the American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) and a member of the Irrigation Association. Ms. Luehrs is an award-winning designer and widely acknowledged by her peers as being among the top Irrigation Consultants in the nation.Email Janet
Elva Kuang, Associate
Ms. Kuang received Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from Ohio State University in 2018.
Since her employment at Brookwater Elva has worked on commercial and residential projects. A strong environmental stewardship ethic drives her focus on high efficiency systems that support the built environment.
Lisa Torres, Office Manager
Ms. Torres has 30 years of Administrative experience in a variety of fields, including legal, security and professional services. Since her employment with Brookwater, she has created and implemented numerous systems and processes to ensure a smooth and on-point service delivery to our customers.Email Lisa
John Ossa, CID, CLIA, Project Manager
Mr. Ossa has been employed at Brookwater since 2020. He has an extensive background in the Green Industry as a consultant, designer and contractor extending over 40 years. He has certifications from the Irrigation Association for Commercial Irrigation Design and Landscape Irrigation Auditor.
While working for a Landscape Contractor routinely ranked among the Top 25 Contractors in the nation, as Irrigation Superintendent he designed and directed the installation of numerous large-scale irrigation systems. In addition, he managed an award winning commercial landscape water management program for large scale, corporate commercial properties.
Mr. Ossa also worked in a technical and sales capacity for an Australian manufacturer of innovative sub surface drip irrigation (SDI) technology. The knowledge gained from this employment, plus his experience as an early adopter of SDI contribute to a deep insight into the technologies that are available today. He has published peer reviewed articles on SDI as well.
Mr. Ossa’s industry involvement includes leading the Irrigation Association (IA) and American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) initiative that developed the 2014 Landscape Irrigation Best Management Practices. The BMPs hope to inform a range of activities from policy to the implementation of efficient irrigation practices. In 2007, he participated in the “Water Smart Landscape for California” Task Force initiated by California Assembly Bill 2717.Email John
Brandon Farnworth-Komar, Associate
Mr. Farnworth-Komar received his BFA Degree in Production Design from University of Utah in 2007. He received his BFA Degree in Production Design from University of Utah in 2007. Brandon has a depth of knowledge of the construction industry and construction details from his previous employment. Analytical and proficient in a variety of technologies he has shown initiative in his new position with Brookwater.
Willa Mui, Senior Associate
Ms. Mui has been employed by Brookwater since July 2013. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from U.C. Davis in 2007. She worked as a Landscape Designer from 2007 – 2013. Since her employment with Brookwater, Ms. Mui has worked on numerous municipal, residential estate and commercial projects. She brings creative insight and understanding of the program requirements of the site plan to bear on developing solutions to sustain the Landscape Architect’s creative inspiration.
Stephanie Pearson, Associate
Ms. Pearson received her Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture in 1996 from U.C. Davis. She worked as a landscape designer from 1997–2020. Ms. Pearson has worked on a variety of parks, multifamily residential projects, streetscapes, and commercial projects. She also brings an understanding of how to work efficiently within the institutional requirements of large entities like, port districts, Caltrans, universities, cities, and school districts. In addition to project experience she brings a strong interest and understanding of drought tolerant and native California plants.