WATER EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-515801
This qualified expert earned his BS and MS in environmental engineering, as well as his MS in civil engineering from Drexel University, graduating cum laude. He subsequently earned his PhD in environmental engineering. He is active in his field as a member of several organizations, including the Water Environmental Federation and the American Water Works Association. He has worked closely with many municipalities including the Philadelphia Water Department, the New York ...
Expert Witness: E-488669
This highly qualified expert is has been in his field for over 30 years. He holds a PhD in engineering and economics from UC Davis, and is a certified energy manager and certified sustainable development professional. He is active in his field as a member of professional organizations including the American Water Works Association and the American Energy Society. He formerly served as an energy analyst at the California Energy Commission and as a public utility ...
Expert Witness: E-125762
This expert is licensed as a Civil Engineer and a Land Surveyor in both California and Arizona, and he has worked throughout Southern California. Having earned his degrees in engineering and business from California State University at Northridge, he previously served as the Director of Engineering and Surveying at multiple engineering firms, including the Haaland Group and Crosby Mead Benton. A member of the California Land Surveyors Association and the American Public ...
Expert Witness: E-137756
This expert in water quality has 15+ years of experience in Legionella Risk Management and 40+ years experience total in engineering related functions. He obtained his BS in Marine Engineering at the US Merchant Marine Academy. He is a member of APIC, ASPE, ASHRAE, ASHRM, AWT and AWWA. He has authored 2 books, coauthored 2 peer review papers with CDC, published numerous articles in many journals and magazines and is currently the President of a waterborne pathogen risk ...
Expert Witness: E-067684
This marine structures engineer earned his B.S. in Structural Engineering from Michigan State University and his M.S. in Architectural Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York and Illinois, and he has also earned the ADCI Air Diver Certification at the OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Certification. The expert has 20 years of experience relating marine & coastal (waterfront) inspection, engineering and ...
Expert Witness: E-174648
This expert has over 35 years of engineering experience specializing in the modeling of surface water resource systems, forensic hydrology and hydraulics, and alternative flood control measures. He is also an American Academy of Water Resources recognized Diplomate as a Water Resouces Engineer. The expert has managed both flood control and water supply projects as well. As a State Board Member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association, he has demonstrated distinguished ...
Expert Witness: E-029711
This qualified Fluid Flow Engineering Expert obtained his BSE in Civil Engineering and his MSE and Ph.D in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Utah State University. He is a Certified Engineer in Utah and has published 40+ articles focused on Civil and Environmental Engineering research. He is a member of the American Water Works Association and the American Society of Engineers and is currently a Research Professor in Civil and Environmental at a University in the ...
Expert Witness: E-009552
This highly qualified engineering expert specializes in water treatment engineering, design, and operations. He is a certified water treatment and distribution operator. He belongs to a number of prestigious societies in the water treatment field and has authored more than 5 publications on the topic. This expert is currently a private water treatment industry consultant.
Expert Witness: E-045323
This expert has 40+ years of experience in drinking water supply, treatment and distribution systems. From 1994 to 2013, he served as the director of one of the largest drinking water utilities in Virginia, supplying water to 400,000 residents. A civil and environmental engineer by training, he has maintained a particular focus on water treatment facilities, water supply systems, water distribution technologies, and water utility operations over the course of his career. ...
Expert Witness: E-022418
This expert has more than 30 years experience investigating water heater, valving, piping, and injuries related to steam and water pressure. He earned his bachelors and masters degrees in Physics from Georgia Tech and is highly regarded in his field. He is currently the Principal of a mechanical engineering firm that investigates industrial steam accidents, provides consulting to operators of high pressure steam systems experiencing water hammer, and provides seminars to ...
Expert Witness: E-009550
This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in the study, evaluation, design, value engineering, and operation of water and wastewater treatment facilities. He has authored eleven textbooks and over 70 technical papers on the topic.He is the former executive vice president and national director of water and wastewater for HDR Engineering, and currently is an independent consulting engineer providing services related to water and wastewater treatment.
Expert Witness: E-007427
This expert has over 24 years experience in the fire, water, and storm damage restoration industry and currently serves as President of a property restoration company. He holds various certifications and designations from the Restoration Industry Association, National Association of Homebuilders, and the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification such as Certified Restorer, Water Damage Restoration, and Graduate Master Remodeler. He specializes in ...

WATER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Ferry Collides With Sailboat During Holiday Weekend WATER Expert Case

Ferry Collides With Sailboat During Holiday Weekend

This case involves a collision between a ferry and an anchored sailboat in Connecticut on a holiday weekend in the summer. The operator of the ferry decided to cut across the marina, misjudged the current, and collided with the anchored boat. The owner o …

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident WATER Expert Case

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident

…  the vessel was intoxicated and crashed it into a breakwater that was not lit. Two passengers were thrown from the boat into the breakwater. One drowned and the other individual was severely injured. An expert in …

Hydrology Expert Reviews Property Damage Dispute WATER Expert Case

Hydrology Expert Reviews Property Damage Dispute

…  claimed that the neighbor’s poor property drainage caused water intrusion that led to flooding in the plaintiff’s basement. In the year …

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk WATER Expert Case

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk

…  sought to discuss corrosion hazards associated with wastewater treatment and determine if facility conditions had caused the zinc to …

Autistic Patient Aspirates After Being Left Unsupervised By Nurse WATER Expert Case

…  female patient who was suffering from excessive volitional water intake. She was admitted to the ICU with seizure episodes and uncontrollable vomiting. The patient was placed on a water restriction with an order for restraints and round-the-clock observation …

Woman Suffers Severe Burns Due to Scalding Shower Water WATER Expert Case

Woman Suffers Severe Burns Due to Scalding Shower Water

…  injuries as a result of coming in contact with scalding water during a shower. The plaintiff was visiting a friend and, at the time of …  in question, was using their shower. After allowing the water to run for a few minutes, the plaintiff stepped into the shower when …

Water Park Guest Becomes Seriously Ill Due to Inadequate Water Treatment WATER Expert Case

…  infection after swimming at the Defendant water park. The day before the child visited the park with her family, records kept by the Defendant facility noted that a recent water analysis indicated an excessive bacterial load, and did not conform with …

Contaminated Water Aboard Ship Leads To Infection and Amputation WATER Expert Case

…  is a maritime case involving the quality of potable water for the crew of a 150’ offshore support vessel. The boat was at sea for …  The vessel uses its own tanks for access to potable water, and on a number of occasions crew members had witnessed seawater …