Our expertise

Staff members are specialists in all aspects of reservoir system analysis. We can provide services that range from identification of reservoir system analysis objectives and tools to complete analysis of results and presentation of project reports. We have expertise in the use of HEC-5/5Q, HEC-ResSim, HEC-PRM, and specialized tools developed by us or others.

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Design & deployment of a multi-agency flood decision support system

This white paper describes how our team of engineers and scientists designed and deployed a decision support system (DSS) that will enhance flood operations in the Yuba-Feather river system—a complex, multiple-reservoir system managed by multiple agencies. The Yuba-Feather river system … Read more

Accelerated CWMS deployment campaign

We were the lead contractor for a Corps Water Management System nationwide deployment. Management of CWMS nationwide deployment. Under the ARRA, the Corps accelerated implementation of its Corps Water Management System (CWMS) at 11 districts across the nation. CWMS is a … Read more

Central Valley Hydrology Study

CVHS produced systemwide hydrology, which will be the basis for Central Valley studies for years to come. More than 1 million Californians live and work in the floodplains of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley where flood risks are among the highest … Read more

Central Valley Flood Protection Plan

Ford Engineers is assessing flood risk reduction associated with Central Valley Flood Protection Plan alternatives. According to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), more than 1 million Californians live and work in the floodplains of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley … Read more