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Water Resources Engineering

Industry Leaders in Water Resources

As experts in water resources analysis and planning for more than 40 years, RICK’s in-house Water Resources Department encompasses a wide range of experience in stormwater management, including surface runoff modeling, flood control design, hydraulic and sediment transport analyses, urban drainage design, FEMA floodplain mapping and processing, GIS master planning, and stormwater quality modeling and design.

Smart Solutions for Complex Issues

Many of RICK’s clients face a complex regulatory environment, including drainage, water quality, and floodplain-related constraints. Our expert engineers are well-versed in local, state, and federal water resources requirements and are able to guide clients through the process. We deploy state-of-the-art technologies to assist with data analysis, modeling, and design.

Water Resources Engineering Services

RICK's Water Resources Department provides comprehensive storm water solutions for public works and land development, guiding projects from the planning phase through the entitlement process, final design, and construction. Our services include the following:

Markets We Serve

RICK's Water Resources Department performs design services that integrate flood control with innovative stormwater quality solutions for a wide variety of projects, including the following:

Expertise in Complex Water Resources Issues

RICK’s Water Resources Department was created in 1978 in response to increasing demand from clients for hydrologic and hydraulic analyses. An established, integral part of the company, the group interacts with the Civil Engineering Department daily to provide specialized knowledge of current drainage and stormwater management regulations. Our in-house expertise with drainage design brings enormous value to clients faced with complex drainage constraints. Fully versed in evolving construction and post-construction stormwater quality regulations, our staff are industry leaders in NPDES compliance and can navigate the current regulations from project planning through design and construction.


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