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Gerald Blackler, Ph.D, P.E., D.WRE

Littleton, Colorado
Hydrology Expert Witness, Civil Engineering Expert Witness - Water Resources, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Floodplain, Flood Forensics, Hydrologist, 2-D and 3-D Hydraulic Modeling, Transportation Drainage, Roadway Drainage, Rainfall, Runoff, Design Storms, Sedimentation, Sediment Transport, Stormwater, Urban Hydrology, Urban Flooding, Construction.
Dr. Blackler is an expert in hydrology, hydraulics, the engineering of drainage systems, floodplain management, transportation hydraulics, and water resources. He routinely produces technical evidence that is hard to dispute and easy to understand. Dr. Blackler has an innate ability to produce convincing and accurate information in a format that is easy to digest, such as video files, and images that explain the complicated physical interactions of hydraulics. Some of his past litigation work produced evidence that was not disputed by opposing experts. Dr. Blackler's professional accomplishments include multiple peer reviewed publications, board certification in water resources, professional engineering licenses in multiple states, and lead instructor roles for professional development courses. He has worked as a consulting engineer, an engineer for the federal government, and as a soldier. He is a honorably discharged veteran of foreign wars from combat tours for OIF a...
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Douglas B Blatchford, PE, PH, CEM, CFM Southwest Hydrology & Hydraulics, LLC

Boulder City, Nevada
Engineering Expert Witness, Hydrology Expert Witness - Dams, Dam Safety and Risk Analysis, Data Interpretation, Drainage, Erosion, FEMA, Flooding, Floodplain, Grading, Groundwater, Surface water, River hydraulics and hydraulic structures
Mr. Douglas B. Blatchford, PE (AZ, CA, CO, NM, NV, UT) has over 38 years of experience as a water resource professional. His experience includes dam safety, infrastructure design, energy, geographic information systems, groundwater hydrology, remote sensing, river systems, and surface water hydrology, with a focus on flooding, floodplain management and hydrology. Mr. Blatchford served the US Government (Interior, Reclamation) as the River Operations Manager on the Lower Colorado River, involved with water deliveries to Phoenix, Tucson, Los Angeles, San Diego, and irrigators in southern California, southern Arizona, and Mexico. He actively served west wide in Reclamation’s dam safety program, and interfaced extensively with the USGS, the USACE, NOAA, the Colorado River Basin Forecast Center (CBRFC), Mexico, and many irrigators, local and state agencies, and non-Governmental organizations. Mr. Blatchford actively supported operations work on the Rio Grande River downstream of Elephant...
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L. David Givler, MSCE, PE Givler Engineering, Inc.

San Antonio, Texas
Hydrology Expert Witness, Civil Engineering Expert Witness - flood, drainage, storm, water, floodplain, dam, hydraulics, FEMA, municipal, stormwater regulation, flood plain analysis, dam construction and maintenance, road construction and repair, water resources, runoff, flow, pipe, street, utility
Registration Professional Engineer, 1990 (PA No. PE 040565 E), 1993 (TX No. 73842) Experience Experienced in hydrology and hydraulics. Performed numerous flood studies for rivers and creeks, bridge hydraulic studies, reservoir analyses, drainage designs and storm water pollution prevention plan designs. Experienced with dams. Designed new dams, performed inspections, analyzed seepage conditions, developed rehabilitation programs, developed Emergency Action Plans, developed foundation-grouting programs and constructed and operated physical models. Experienced city engineer, having served in multiple cities. Designed public street, drainage, and utility improvements. Reviewed subdivision plats, proposed utility modifications and ordinances. Experienced in site development and subdivisions. Designed roads, utilities, lot layouts, grading plans, detention ponds and drainage systems for residential and commercial subdivisions. Experienced in public presentations and teachin...
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