Showri, a resident of Sugar Land, has his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Osmania university, Hyderabad, India and has a Master’s degree in Water Resources from the University of Connecticut. He joined the City of Houston as a graduate engineer in 1978. He held several positions, including Senior Assistant Director for Water Engineering and Construction Division, and Deputy Director for Engineering, Construction and Real Estate Division.
Currently he is overseeing the planning, design and construction of large diameter water lines to serve the Northwest Houston, outside city limits. Showri has been very active socially and professionally. He held various positions in the Southeast chapter of American Water Works Association (AWWA). He was recently appointed by AWWA to be a member of the newly created AWWA India to assist the water treatment plant operators in India. He is also a very active member of American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) and held the positions of Vice President, Gala Committee Chair in 2014, Advisory Council Chair in 2016, Vice President in 2018. He currently serves as President for the year 2019.