Water Resources Expert Witness

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Water resources 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 water resources. The water resources expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Civil Engineering, Engineering, Hydrology, and Meteorology.

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ELVIS Z. ASONG, PhD CLIMALOGIK INC.

Calgary, Alberta
Hydrology, Meteorology - Climate Change, weather forecasting, weather, climate change adaptation, forecasting, water, water resources, hydrological modeling, floods, droughts, statistics, environmental, disaster risk reduction, Northern, Infrastructure
Dr. Asong is a seasoned principal hydroclimate scientist with over 15 years of academic and professional experience in meteorology, climate change, hydrology, and water resources modeling. His background experience includes the areas of hydrometeorological forecasting, hydrological and climate change modeling, and water resources management. His practice includes integrating risks of weather and hydroclimate into the location, design, construction, and operation of key cross-sectoral northern infrastructure and resource planning. He is excellent at tailoring outputs of weather forecasting systems and climate models for critical and strategic local-scale adaptation planning efforts in data-sparse cold regions. His perspective lies in the thoughtful integration of science in solving challenging climate and water resources security problems of any space and time scales. He has led a range of hydrology and water resources modelling projects, and environmental impact assessments for ...

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

Littleton, Colorado
Hydrology, Civil Engineering - 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.
Water flows downhill, sometimes water is a resource, sometimes it is an enemy, sometimes it is both. If your case involves the impact of water, Dr. Blackler's expertise will help your case. 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. He 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. ...

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...

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

Texas
Hydrology, Civil Engineering - 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.
Water flows downhill, sometimes water is a resource, sometimes it is an enemy, sometimes it is both. If your case involves the impact of water, Dr. Blackler's expertise will help your case. 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. He 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. ...

L. David Givler, MSCE, PE Givler Engineering, Inc.

San Antonio, Texas
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - 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...