Fellow Profile

Fellow

Robert Fyda

Focus Area: Environmental Challenges

Southern Nevada Health District

Las Vegas, NV

Fellow

Robert Fyda

Robert is an Environmental Health Engineer in the Solid Waste and Compliance branch of the Southern Nevada Health District.  Robert’s work focuses on septic systems, working across departments, jurisdictions and agencies to ensure new businesses and homes have current sewage disposal systems that are designed appropriately. Robert works with the Planning Department to ensure that current water supply is not overburdened through approval of land use applications. Using legal and financial levers, Robert works with the Solid Waste Plan Review unit to ensure solid waste sites can be properly cleaned in the event a site is abandoned.

The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) is the local public health authority for Clark County, Nevada, serving over 2 million residents, more than 73 percent of Nevada’s total population.  SNHD work to assess, protect, and promote the health, environment, and well-being of Southern Nevada communities, residents, and visitors.