Our expertise

We offer outstanding capability to organize and present training courses on water resources engineering software and on principles of hydrologic and hydraulic engineering. All staff members have experience training professionals through university extension programs and through our consulting business. We are experts at communicating complex technical subject matter to diverse audiences.

In addition, Ford Engineers has (ghost)written or revised, in whole or in part, many Corps of Engineers guidance documents, including:

  • The Engineer Manual (EM) on risk-based analysis for flood risk management studies (EM 1110 2 1619).
  • The Engineer Regulation (ER) on water control management (ER 1110 2 240).
  • The HEC-FIA technical reference manual.
  • The EM on hydrologic analysis of interior areas (EM 1110 2 1413).
  • The EM on hydrologic engineering requirements for flood risk management studies (EM 1110 2 1419).
  • Chapters for the flood-runoff analysis EM (EM 1110 2 1417).
  • The technical reference manual and applications guide for HEC-HMS.
  • The HEC-FDA applications guide.

Select projects

Ford Engineers successfully applies HEC-RAS 2D and trains new users

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 5.0 (Beta) combined 1D/2D hydraulic model on case studies and ... Read more

Corps Water Management System (CWMS) 3.0 testing and user’s manual

Ford Engineers tested and wrote the user's manual for the new version of the Corps Water Management System. The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) developed a new version of the Corps Water Management System (CWMS), ... Read more