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Miya™ team comprises some of the world's most renowned experts, including prominent members of the IWA Water Loss Specialist Group. We specialize in tailoring the most effective solutions for some of the world's complex challenges of water efficiency.
Kelly Cristina de Oliveira Arikawa
Engineering Director, Miya Brazil

Industry Leadership

Kelly is Professional Engineer and member of CREA - Brazilian Engineering Council


Experience in the Water Industry

18 years


Areas of Specialization

  • Operational diagnosis for water supply and sewage collection systems
  • Analysis and management of NRW
  • Design of sectorization for water distribution systems
  • Optimization of sewage collecting systems, and design of operational control.


  • MSC in Hydraulics and Sanitation - Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo
  • Post Graduated on Business Administration - Faculdade Armando Álvares Penteado - FAAP
  • Chemical Engineer - Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial - FEI


Kelly began her career working on developing diagnostics and designs for water supply and sewage collection systems at Sabesp - Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de São Paulo. Since 1998, as a member of the technical staff of BBL Engineering, she has been working as coordinator of operational optimization projects for water systems and sewer systems, design of operational control systems, and NRW performance based projects.