Flooding Expert Witness

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Flooding expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on flooding. The flooding expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Civil Engineering, Construction, Engineering, Environmental, Geology, Hydrology, Land Surveying, Meteorology, and Oil and Gas.

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Robert C Eitel, PE Landesign, Inc.

Bowie, Maryland
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - Flooding, Engineering Standard of Care, Land Development Engineering
Board Certified Diplomate of Forensic Engineering through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers

Steven L. Bernstein, P. E., F. ASCE SLB Group, LLC

Norton, Massachusetts
Civil Engineering, Construction - Flooding, Drainage, French Drains, Storm Water, Hydrology, Water Supply, Sewers, Septic Systems, Pavement analysis, Paving, Grading, Basement flooding. (I do not do Land Surveying) (Note-not a Structural Engineer)
Registered Professional Engineer experienced with design, permits and construction administration of drainage, sewer and water supply systems for private residential; commercial, industrial and institutional properties. Provides expert opinion/witness of drainage and/or flooding issues affecting upstream or downstream properties as well as other utilities such as water supply, sewer/septic systems and/or other civil/site issues such as pavement and grading. Has taught at Wentworth Institute, Boston. Has authored numerous published articles and have presented at several engineering conferences on Civil Engineering topics. Note: I do Not Do Land Surveying.

Charles A. Budnick, PLS, CSE, M.ASCE CABCO Consult, Inc.

Clinton, Massachusetts
Engineering, Land Surveying - Land Surveying, Survey Measurements, Construction Surveys, Accident Mapping, Boundary Disputes, Adverse Possession, Easements, Rights of Way, Slip & Fall, Site Engineering, Land Development, Septic Systems, Sewer Systems, Drainage, Earthwork, Soils, Wetlands, Flooding.
Expert Witness & Consulting Experience; Accident Site Mapping, Boundary Disputes, Adverse Possession, Right of Way and Easement Disputes, Right of Way Taking Issues, Construction Lay-Out Claims, Earthwork & Soils Issues, Septic System Issues, Wetland & Flood Plain Filling Issues, Land Development & Professional Negligence Issues.

Douglas B Blatchford, PE, PH, CEM, CFM Southwest Hydrology & Hydraulics, LLC

Boulder City, Nevada
Hydrology, Engineering - Water Resources focused on: Flooding, Floodplain Management, Drainage, Surface Water Hydrology, Hydraulic Structures, Grading, Erosion, Permitting,
Mr. Douglas B. Blatchford, PE (AZ, CA, CO, NM, NV, TX, UT) has over 38 years of experience as a water resource professional. His experience includes dam safety, design and construction, energy, geographic information systems, groundwater hydrology, remote sensing, river systems, and surface water hydrology, in support of his expert witness practice focus area in water resources (flooding, floodplain management, drainage, hydrology, hydraulic structures, grading, erosion, and permitting). Mr. Blatchford served the United States 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 agen...

Alicia C Wasula, PhD, CCM Shade Tree Meteorology, LLC

Cropseyville, New York
Meteorology, Hydrology - Weather Expert Testimony, Forensic Meteorology, Severe Weather, Weather Radar, Severe Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Weather Preparedness, Slip & Fall, Weather Related Accidents, Weather Reconstruction
Dr. Alicia Wasula, President of Shade Tree Meteorology, earned her Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degrees in Meteorology at the University at Albany and recently earned her CCM as well. She developed a passion for severe weather and traveled to the Great Plains to study it in the field. She spent a summer in Norman, Oklahoma at the National Storm Prediction Center, doing research with Bob Johns, a prominent severe weather scientist. In graduate school, Alicia developed a skill for making difficult meteorological concepts understandable in the classroom. Alicia taught a variety of courses from upper level science to entry level courses for non science majors, earning praise for her communication style. During her post-graduate studies, Alicia continued to work closely with operational forecasters on research projects at the Albany National Weather Service Office and the the Storm Prediction Center on both her Master and Doctoral research projects. Alicia continues her passion for ...

Chuck Dutill, PE, DFE Heritage Technical Services, Inc.

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Environmental, Engineering - Hydrology, Sewer, Water, Flooding, Groundwater, Hydrogeology, Drainage, Wastewater Treatment, Septic Systems, Utility, Sewer Systems, Sanitary Sewage, Mold, Stormwater Management, Hydraulics, Hazardous Waste, Drinking Water, Waste Management, Erosion, Soils, Pumping, Water Quality, Air Quality
Nationwide experience as hydrologist, environmental engineer, and civil engineer, including for construction, operations, design, inspections, floodplains, contamination, toxicity, hazardous waste, spills, grading, remediation, pollution, sinkholes, health and safety, pumping, modeling, odors, soils, dams, regulations, combined sewers, overflows, aquifers, water distribution, water treatment, hydraulic fracturing, Standard of Care, sedimentation, hydroplaning, wetlands, landfills, monitoring, infiltration/inflow, and metering. Forensic cases for Mr. Dutill have comprised federal and state courts, and include damages from approximately $25,000 to approaching $1 billion, with most between $100,000 to $5M. As indicated in feedback from attorneys on expert witness cases, some of the strengths of Mr. Dutill include understandable guidance, responsiveness, timeliness, communication, effective report writing, strong testimony (including on cross), efficiency, organization, and assistance ...

Andrew Davidoff, PhD Exigent-Group

Houston, Texas
Geology, Oil and Gas - Injection Wells, Development Wells, Field Development, Reserves, Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking), Sinkholes, Erosion, Shoring, Earthquakes, Landslides, Flooding, Property Damage
Dr. Andrew J. Davidoff is a Ph.D. geologist and practicing geophysicist with over 20 years domestic U.S. and international experience. He has worked in a diversity of environments from the tropics of SE Asia to the deserts of North Africa. Offshore experience extends from shallow water marshes to the deep-water Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Davidoff’s technical expertise includes the analysis and interpretation of 2D and 3D seismic, or sound waves, that travel through the earth and are used to image the structure, stratigraphy and fluid content of the subsurface. His vast areas of expertise include integration of geologic, geophysical and reservoir engineering data for the exploration and development of oil and gas fields. Dr. Davidoff has a Doctorate in Geology from Texas A&M University, a Master’s in Geology from the University of Houston and a Bachelor’s in Geology from Western Washington University. His impressive accomplishments include being the recipient of numerous research grants,...

Michael F Myers, PE, CFM 30 Scale, LLC

Palmyra, Virginia
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - Drainage, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Floodplain Mapping, Storm Sewer, Stormwater Management, Flooding, Storm Drainage, FEMA, Grading, Erosion and Sediment Control, Runoff
Mr. Myers has over 25 years of experience as a civil engineer in Virginia as the engineer-of-record on projects involving hydrologic/hydraulic analysis for land development projects. A Professional Engineer in Virginia since 1999 and a Certified Floodplain Manager since 2012, Mr. Myers is experienced in commercial and residential stormwater management design, floodplain management, erosion and sediment control design, and assessing drainage issues through field investigation and written report.

Douglas C. Stolz, PhD, CCM Cross Product Atmospheric, LLC

Seattle, Washington
Meteorology - Weather Reports, Weather Analysis, Weather Data Analysis, Weather Research, Insurance Claims Assessment, Severe Weather, Lightning, Flooding, High Winds, Climatology, Natural Hazards, Disaster Recovery
My name is Dr. Douglas Stolz, I hold a doctorate in atmospheric science as well as the certified consulting meteorologist seal of the American Meteorology Society. I have been practicing as a professional consulting meteorologist for four years; I currently own and operate Cross Product Atmospheric, LLC, a meteorological consulting firm based in Seattle, WA providing expert witness, forensic reporting, weather analysis, forecasting, technical development, and natural hazards training services for clients across the energy, technology, transportation, and insurance sectors. I have previously opined on severe weather event occurrence in the state of Washington. I am the current chair of the Association of Consulting Meteorologists Ethics and Standards Committee and liaison to the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Best Practices. Following Hurricane Maria (2017), I spent one hundred and twenty-five days in San Juan, Puerto Rico supporting the Shelter and Temporary Essential P...