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James Hosgood

Water Systems Specialist


  • Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute

414 Marion Place


Jim Hosgood is a water systems specialist with the Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute (PSFEI). Hosgood has over 26 years of experience in drinking water and wastewater in operations, laboratory analysis, and consulting with plants ranging in size from 0.06 million gallons per day (MGD) package plants to 120 MGD plants. His work includes coordinating with Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Commonwealth) facility staff members to assist with their operations and provide advice and operations consultation. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Mansfield University and is a Commonwealth certified water and wastewater treatment plant operator.






The Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute (PSFEI) provides education programs, energy services, engineering services, and facility condition assessments to Pennsylvania state agencies, the federal government, and nonprofit organizations. The organization aims to advance its customers’ facilities engineering objectives through applied research, education, and innovation.

Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute

Marion Place, Suite 414

135 East Nittany Avenue

State College, PA 16801

Phone: 814-865-7615

Fax: 814-863-7835