Water Resources Engineering
Water Resources Engineering

Through our water resources work, we help our clients to find and manage water supplies, to act as good stewards of our waterways, and to protect our natural environment. Hanson’s water resources engineers have worked with a variety of clients, including federal, state and local governments and private entities.  

Our water resources engineering services include:

  • scour analysis
  • dam breach analysis
  • operation & maintenance plans
  • emergency action plans
  • dredging designs
  • hydrologic & hydraulic modeling
  • water supply alternatives analyses
  • water storage and distribution
  • stormwater management
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) compliance
  • planning and permitting
  • water quality evaluation
  • river engineering and flood studies
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) studies
  • LOMA/LOMR submittals
  • stormwater and floodplain management ordinance consultation
  • navigation improvements
  • stream bank stabilization & erosion control
  • stream gaging & instrumentation
  • sedimentation studies
  • corresponding civil engineering services such as transportation, structural, geotechnical, municipal and site development


Our water resources capabilities include hands-on support for:

  • water resources
    -- water supply alternatives analysis
    -- water supply systems
    -- levees, flood control & dams
    -- storm water & sanitary sewers
    -- wetlands
    -- lift stations
    -- pump stations
  • transportation
    -- maritime & inland waterways
    -- surface drainage & detention/storage
  • buildings & facilities
    -- site drainage & detention/storage
  • government & defense
    -- federal, state & local governments
  • energy & industry

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