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Moriya Rufer Joins HEI

Moriya Rufer Joins HEI


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Moriya Rufer joins HEI's Maple Grove team as a Scientist III. Moriya brings 15 years of experience serving the water resources community to the HEI water quality team, especially working on lakes protection in Northern Minnesota. 

Based out of Detroit Lakes, she will be involved in One Watershed, One Plan, TMDL, and WRAPS efforts as well as other water quality studies. Moriya earned her master’s degree from the University of Minnesota.

Fun Facts:

  • Hobbies: Traveling, concerts, and spending time on the lake
  • Family/Pets: Married to husband, Sam, with a daughter, Marielle, and son, Bastian
  • Random Fact: In a folk band
  • Most Memorable Place Visited: South Africa
  • Favorite Genre of Music: Americana
  • Currently Reading: "On Writing" by Stephen King