Water Resources

Through our water resources work, we help our clients find and manage water supplies, act as good stewards of our waterways and 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 engineers provide hands-on support for all markets, delivering services including:

  • Bridges: 1D/2D hydraulic modeling using state-of-the-art modeling tools and methods
  • Dams: 1D/2D breach analysis, Operations and Maintenance plans and Emergency Action Plans
  • Watersheds: hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, stormwater management, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) compliance
  • Water supply: alternatives analyses, water storage and distribution, planning and permitting, water quality evaluation
  • Rivers: dredging designs, 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 and erosion control, stream gauging and instrumentation and sedimentation studies 
  • corresponding civil engineering services, such as transportation, structural, geotechnical, municipal and site development
  • green infrastructure design
  • LEED