Central Valley Flood Protection Plan

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.

HEC-GeoRAS update elevation tool demo

HEC-GeoRAS update elevation tool demo

In partnership with the US Army Corps of Engineers’ Hydrologic Engineering Center and the Environmental Systems Research Institute, we enhanced the computer program HEC-GeoRAS by developing the “update elevation tool.” The update elevation tool allows users to incorporate field survey

Remembering Joe DeVries

Remembering Joe DeVries

The career of Joe DeVries spanned 50 years in the fields of hydraulic engineering, irrigation system analysis, and hydrology. Joe was a licensed civil engineer and registered hydrologist. He held a PhD in hydraulic engineering and was a Diplomate, Water