Water Resources

Our Water Resources staff at WBK consists of highly trained Civil Engineers with expertise in the areas of hydrology and hydraulics, flood analysis and mitigation, dam modification and removal, stream restoration, and stormwater regulations and permitting.  We have extensive experience serving both public and private clients who have a need to quantify the amount and timing of surface water flows and the hydraulics of natural riverine and man-made conveyance systems.  We provide all phases of water resources engineering including watershed planning, design, regulatory permitting, construction, and operation.

Our Services Fall Within the Following Major Categories:

Stormwater Management
  • Stormwater Master Plans
  • Stormwater Management Facility Design
  • Hydrologic/Hydraulic Modeling
  • Best Management Practices (BMPs)
  • Stormwater Permitting
Floodplains and Floodways
  • Floodplain Studies and Mapping
  • Flood Control Design
  • Floodway Construction Permitting
  • Letters of Map Revisions (LOMRs)
Drainage
  • Natural and Man-Made Conveyance Systems
  • Bridge and Culvert Hydraulics
  • Channel Stabilization
  • Phase I Location Drainage Studies
  • Local Drainage Improvement Plans
Dams
  • Dam Safety Inspections
  • Spillway and Outlet Structure Design
  • Dam Modification and Removal Design
  • IDNR Dam Permitting for Construction and Removal
Stream Restoration