How should we account for climate change in future floodplain management decisions? David Ford joined a group of 100 leading experts to weigh in on this question. The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Foundation invited David Ford, PhD, PE,
Severe storms and flooding ravaged many areas of Texas in May 2015, causing damage and loss of life. Two real-time decision support systems implemented by Ford Engineers helped water managers monitor the situation there and make operation and response decisions.
As an IDIQ contractor to the US Army Corps of Engineers Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC), we have been working closely with HEC staff as we apply the new HEC-RAS version 5 combined 1D/2D hydraulic model on case studies and real-world
The Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) selected David Ford, PhD, PE, D.WRE, president of the firm, to receive the 2015 Julian Hinds Award. Dr. Ford was selected “for outstanding contributions and leadership
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
For its innovative techniques, multi-agency cooperation, and impactful results, the Central Valley Hydrology Study has received two awards. The Floodplain Management Association (FMA) honored the CVHS team with the 2014 FMA Award for Excellence, and the American Society of Civil
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
David Ford, PhD, PE, D.WRE, president of the firm, received the 2014 David Kennedy Water Resources Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers Sacramento Section. Michael Konieczki, PE, received the Sacramento Section 2014 Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer Award. Holly