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David T Williams, PhD, PE, PH, CFM, CPESC, F.ASCE, D.WRE DTW and Associates, Engineers, LLC

California
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Hydrology Expert Witness - floodplain flooding, hydrology, river hydraulics, stream bank protection, stream restoration, fluvial geomorphology, levees, erosion control, stream bank failure, erosion control plans, best management practices, FEMA floodplain studies
Dr. David Williams, PE (CO, AZ, CA, LA, MO, NM, TX, HI, MS, OR, WA) has over 45 years of experience in the water resources industry and is known for his contributions to the industry. He is also a recognized expert in sedimentation engineering and in developing innovative solutions to difficult hydraulic and hydrologic design problems in rivers and estuaries. Dr. Williams previously served as a two time President of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). He has served as chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Technical Committees on Sedimentation, Computational Hydraulics, River Restoration, and Risk, Uncertainty and Probabilistic Approaches. He served as a committee member of ASTM A05.12 (Wire specifications) and on ASTM D18.25 (Erosion Control Products). While chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation, he worked with hydraulic and sedimentation experts from the Federal Highway Administration, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. ...
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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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David T Williams, PhD, PE, PH, CFM, CPESC, F.ASCE, D.WRE DTW and Associates, Engineers, LLC

Commerce City, Colorado
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Hydrology Expert Witness - floodplain flooding, hydrology, river hydraulics, stream bank protection, stream restoration, fluvial geomorphology, levees, erosion control, stream bank failure, erosion control plans, best management practices, FEMA floodplain studies
Dr. David Williams, PE (CO, AZ, CA, LA, MO, NM, TX, HI, MS, OR, WA) has over 45 years of experience in the water resources industry and is known for his contributions to the industry. He is also a recognized expert in sedimentation engineering and in developing innovative solutions to difficult hydraulic and hydrologic design problems in rivers and estuaries. Dr. Williams previously served as a two time President of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). He has served as chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Technical Committees on Sedimentation, Computational Hydraulics, River Restoration, and Risk, Uncertainty and Probabilistic Approaches. He served as a committee member of ASTM A05.12 (Wire specifications) and on ASTM D18.25 (Erosion Control Products). While chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation, he worked with hydraulic and sedimentation experts from the Federal Highway Administration, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. ...
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David T Williams, PhD, PE, PH, CFM, CPESC, F.ASCE, D.WRE DTW and Associates, Engineers, LLC

Commerce City, Colorado
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Hydrology Expert Witness - floodplain flooding, hydrology, river hydraulics, stream bank protection, stream restoration, fluvial geomorphology, levees, erosion control, stream bank failure, erosion control plans, best management practices, FEMA floodplain studies
Dr. David Williams, PE (CO, AZ, CA, LA, MO, NM, TX, HI, MS, OR, WA) has over 45 years of experience in the water resources industry and is known for his contributions to the industry. He is also a recognized expert in sedimentation engineering and in developing innovative solutions to difficult hydraulic and hydrologic design problems in rivers and estuaries. Dr. Williams previously served as a two time President of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). He has served as chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Technical Committees on Sedimentation, Computational Hydraulics, River Restoration, and Risk, Uncertainty and Probabilistic Approaches. He served as a committee member of ASTM A05.12 (Wire specifications) and on ASTM D18.25 (Erosion Control Products). While chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation, he worked with hydraulic and sedimentation experts from the Federal Highway Administration, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. ...
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Gary E Freeman, PhD, PE, CFM, F.ASCE, D.WRE River Research & Design, Inc.

Mountain Home, Idaho
Hydrology Expert Witness, Civil Engineering Expert Witness - Hydrology, Sediment Transport, Erosion, Deposition, Flooding, Stream Restoration, Fluvial Geomorphology, River Restoration, River Hydraulics, Stream Bank Protection, FEMA Floods, Floodplains, Wetlands, Channel Migration, Catastrophic Flooding, Alluvial Fans, Pipeline Crossings, Bridges, Potomology
Licensed Professional Engineer in 7 states (MS, PA, AZ, NV, UT, ID, and LA) with over 35 years experience in river behavior, river hydraulics, sediment, potomology, furrow irrigation, and water resources ranging across the United States including, Illinois, Mississippi, Arizona, Missouiri, Montana, Idaho, Arizona, Nevada, Louisiana, Texas, and internationally including West Africa (Mali and Burkina Faso) and Guatemala. 7 1/2 years experience with the US Army Corps of Engineers including serving on White House task forces focused on the 1993 Mississippi and Missouri River Flood. Developed and taught Stream Restoration Courses for ASCE and others. Performed numerous FEMA floodplain studies as well as geomorphic evaluations designed to determine if alluvial fans were stable or currently active. Performed one and two-dimensional modeling of hydraulics and sediment transport for locks and dams, nuclear plants, pipeline crossings, river stability analysis, FEMA floodplain delineati...
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Christopher R Hanstad, P.E., CFM Hanstad Engineering Services

Champaign, Illinois
Civil Engineering Expert Witness - Floodway Violations, Floodplain Modeling, Flood Damage and Loss Assessment, Hydrology, Hydraulics, FEMA Floodplain Revisions, Drainage
Mr. Chris Hanstad has over 10 years of focused experience in floodplain analysis and evaluation of projects for compliance with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations. As a Licensed Professional Engineer (IL, IN, and WI) and Certified Floodplain Manager he has led the Illinois Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) program for 8 years from its inception to make determination decisions for floodplain revision requests. Based on rigorous floodplain modeling technical standard and NFIP regulation compliance, Mr. Hanstad has personally made determination decisions for hundreds of LOMR applications which result in revisions to FEMA floodplain maps. Mr. Hanstad specializes in evaluating the flood risk impact of projects built in the floodplain on adjacent properties. He has made 7 floodway violation recommendations to FEMA and has provided litigation support for flooding resulting from a floodway violation. With in-depth knowledge of NFIP regulations and specialized technical...
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James Berndt, LPG August Mack Environmental

Indianapolis, Indiana
Environmental Expert Witness, Hydrology Expert Witness - hydrogeology, groundwater, groundwater modeling, pollution, contamination, dry cleaning, environmental investigation, remediation, wells, modeling, contaminated soil, VOC contamination, drinking water, risk assessment, remedial alternatives, reasonable and necessary, subsurface investigation
James Berndt, LPG is the Manager of Corporate Technical Services and a Licensed Professional Geologist in the Corporate office of August Mack Environmental, Inc. with more than 30 years of experience in the environmental industry. During his career, Mr. Berndt has managed hundreds of environmental projects for clients across the United States, in Europe, and South America, involving heavy metals, petroleum and chlorinated solvents and other volatile organic compounds including TCE, PCE and associated degradation products. His work commonly involved delineating the nature and extent of impacts, developing risk-based cleanup criteria and designing and implemented corrective actions. In addition to consulting work, Mr. Berndt has taught hydrogeology as a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Indianapolis. His primary areas of expertise include site investigation, remediation, hydrogeology, groundwater flow and chemical transport modeling, and predictive cost modeling for e...
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Steven L. Bernstein, P. E., F. ASCE SLB Group, LLC

Norton, Massachusetts
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Flooding, Drainage, French Drains, Storm Water, Hydrology, Water Supply, Sewers, Septic Systems, Pavement analysis, Paving, Grading, Basement flooding
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.
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Timothy J. Mayotte, Ph.D., CPG, P.E. Mayotte Design & Engineering

East Lansing, Michigan
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Environmental Engineering Expert Witness - Groundwater, Wastewater, Remediation, Bioremediation, Modeling, Stormwater, Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Geotechnical, Microbiology, Contamination, Geochemistry
Dr. TImothy Mayotte is President and CEO of Mayotte Design & Engineering, PC, a civil and environmental engineering design firm based in East Lansing, Michigan. Since 2003, MD&E has proved itself a highly responsive design, advocate and risk management partner for clients in the energy, automotive, commercial printing, textile, pharmaceutical, chemical, real estate, and legal industries. MD&E offers a variety of services, specializing in the design and engineering of treatment solutions for wastewater, groundwater, stormwater and contaminated soil, sediment and air. Dr. Mayotte has assisted clientele across globe, having completed projects in: Alabama; Arizona; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas, Massachusetts; Michigan; Missouri, Mississippi; Nevada; New Jersey; New York; Ohio; Oregon; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Washington, Wisconsin; Wyoming; British Columbia; Ontario; Quebec; Brazil; China; Czech Republic; Italy; and Mex...
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Douglas B Blatchford, PE, PH, CEM, CFM Southwest Hydrology & Hydraulics, LLC

Boulder City, Nevada
Hydrology Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - Water Resources focused on:Flooding, Floodplain Management, Drainage, 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...
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Rina Schumer, PhD

Reno, Nevada
Hydrology Expert Witness, Environmental Expert Witness - Hydrogeology, Groundwater, Subsurface, Environmental Cleanup, Pollution, Contamination, Agricultural chemicals, Aquifer, PFAS, TCP, MTBE, VOC, Chlorinated Solvents, Nitrate, Pesticides, Fumigants, Perchlorate, Water Rights, Drinking Water, Data Analysis, Statistics, Water Resources, Modelling, Solute Transport, Geology
Dr. Schumer is a Research Professor of Hydrology and has served as both the Assistant Vice President for Research and the Assistant Vice President for Academic and Faculty Affairs has at the Desert Research Institute, the environmental research arm of the Nevada System of Higher Education. She has a BA in Earth & Environmental Sciences from Wesleyan University and graduate degrees in Applied Mathematics (MS) and Hydrogeology (MS, PhD) from the University of Nevada, Reno. Prior to moving to Nevada, she worked for Hydro-Environmental Technologies, Inc. in Massachusetts, where she performed environmental monitoring, site assessments, as well as installation, operation, and maintenance of groundwater remediation systems. She has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and has been an Associate Editor for the journal Water Resources Research. Her basic and applied research is generally related to transport in environmental systems with emphasis in hydrogeology as well ...
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Alicia C Wasula, PhD, CCM Shade Tree Meteorology, LLC

Cropseyville, New York
Meteorology Expert Witness, Hydrology Expert Witness - 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 ...
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Chuck Dutill, PE, DFE Heritage Technical Services, Inc.

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Environmental Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - 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 ...
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Clayton J. Fails, P.E.

North East, Pennsylvania
Civil Engineering Expert Witness - Wastewater, Sanitary Sewer, Storm Water Management, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Drainage, Flooding
Thirty seven (37) years experience as a consulting civil engineer, including the areas of wastewater, sanitary sewers, storm water management, surface water runoff, drainage and hydraulics. Responsibilities included planning, design, permitting and construction contract administration for municipal and private projects. Retained as expert witness for nine (9) cases.
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L. David Givler, MSCE, PE Givler Engineering, Inc.

San Antonio, Texas
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Hydrology 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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Ray G. Helmer, PE Helmer Engineering, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Engineering Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Civil engineering, traffic engineering, highways, hydroplaning, airports, hydrology, floods, water, sewer, construction defects, vehicular accidents, construction accidents, hurricanes, concrete floor slabs
Highway engineering, pavements, sight distance, traffic engineering, traffic control, signals, hydroplaning, accidents (automobile, train, pedestrian), airports, FAA standards, hydrology, flooding, sewers, overflows, water treatment, distribution, foundation failure, structural damage, plumbing, leaks, water intrusion, buildings, construction accidents, defects, delays, disputes, hurricanes, Katrina, Rita, tornado, tropical storms, erosion, landslides, storm water pollution
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David T Williams, PhD, PE, PH, CFM, CPESC, F.ASCE, D.WRE DTW and Associates, Engineers, LLC

Texas
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Hydrology Expert Witness - floodplain flooding, hydrology, river hydraulics, stream bank protection, stream restoration, fluvial geomorphology, levees, erosion control, stream bank failure, erosion control plans, best management practices, FEMA floodplain studies
Dr. David Williams, PE (CO, AZ, CA, LA, MO, NM, TX, HI, MS, OR, WA) has over 45 years of experience in the water resources industry and is known for his contributions to the industry. He is also a recognized expert in sedimentation engineering and in developing innovative solutions to difficult hydraulic and hydrologic design problems in rivers and estuaries. Dr. Williams previously served as a two time President of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). He has served as chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Technical Committees on Sedimentation, Computational Hydraulics, River Restoration, and Risk, Uncertainty and Probabilistic Approaches. He served as a committee member of ASTM A05.12 (Wire specifications) and on ASTM D18.25 (Erosion Control Products). While chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation, he worked with hydraulic and sedimentation experts from the Federal Highway Administration, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. ...
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Michael F Myers, PE, CFM 30 Scale, LLC

Palmyra, Virginia
Civil Engineering Expert Witness, Hydrology Expert Witness - 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.
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