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 Expert  725011

Expert in Sanitary Engineering, Water, Wastewater, Sewage, Septic Systems


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
Over thirty years experience in all aspects of studying, designing and constructing water, wastewater, and stormwater facilities, both in the United States and abroad.

Design Experience. Has participated in the design of approximately 300 water, wastewater and stormwater projects, ranging in size from a single septic tank or well to a 120 MGD pure oxygen wastewater treatment plant. Was the project manager on many of these projects.

Construction Management Experience. Has been resident engineer or otherwise participated in the construction phase of approximately 20 water and wastewater projects.

Management Experience. Has both project management and general management experience. Has been project manager on approximately 175 projects. Was operations manager for a 150 person engineering firm, and have frequently managed design teams and design departments. Has served as staff to technical agencies assisting them select, hire and manage other consultants.

Forensic Engineering Experience. Has served as forensic technical consultant, expert witness, or claims analyst on approximately 75 projects. Forensic expertise includes: water; wastewater; sewers; septic tanks; leach fields; sewage leaks, spills and overflows; backwater valves; treatment plants; pump stations; drainage; stormwater; coliform contamination; acrylonitrile butadiene styrene resin pipe.

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acrylonitrile butadiene styrene resin pipe

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backflow prevention

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municipal wastewater treatment

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sewer system

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storm drainage

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wastewater

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wastewater treatment facility

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water reuse

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sanitary sewer system

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sanitary engineering

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wastewater system


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Often requested
with this expert:

Municipal Water/ Wastewater Systems, Pumping, Conveyance,...
Wastewater Treatment
Water Treatment
Wastewater Plant Design, Wastewater Plant Operation,...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1975   MBA   Business   Harvard Business School  
1965   MA   Sanitary Engineering   Harvard University  
1964   MS   Sanitary Engineering   Georgia Institute of Technology  
1960   BS   Civil Engineering   Georgia Institute of Technology   Dean's List

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1993 to 2008

 

Self

 

Consulting Sanitary Engineer

 

Consulting sanitary engineer covering all phases of water and wastewater projects, especially forensic engineering.

1979 to 1993

 

Harris & Associates

 

Chief Sanitary Engineer

 

Chief sanitary engineer for large engineering design and construction management firm.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Water Environment Federation California Water Environment Association American Water Works Association

Licenses/Certifications

Registered Professional Engineer, Civil 19491, California


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Description
1960 to 2008   Various   Most of his non-forensic work has been for public agencies.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Over 30 years experience in all aspects of water and wastewater projects.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Warranty Program.
  • Expert in Anti-Foaming Agents.
  • Wastewater treatment Expert for consulting on wastewater treatment training course.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Water; wastewater; sewers; septic tanks; leach fields; sewage leaks, spills and overflows; backwater valves; treatment plants; pump stations; drainage; stormwater; coliform contamination. Over 30 years professional engineering experience. Quick, efficient, cost-effective assistance.

Succinct reports with explanations of complex engineering matters in layman's language.

Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on septic system instalation, repairs and leaks.
  • Expert witnesses in municipal septic systems for consulting on sewer back up into homes.
  • Surface water drainage expert for consulting on Marroquin v. County of Tulare.
  • Expert in diligent construction practices for litigation involving house vibration due to heavy construction near by home.
  • Petroleum pump expert witness for consulting on chemical feed pump system
  • Expert witness for AWWA Standards relating to PVC Pipe Systems.
  • Expert on water main construction and shut-down of water main for a municipal water company.
  • Septic tank expert in Georgia for consulting on effect of truck crushing septic drain line causing back up into home.
  • Expert for consulting on design of improvements to wastewater treatment plant.
  • Expert in Crucible Steel Co., Harrison, New Jersey.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
Various   Over seven years experience in eight foreign countries.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Conversational knowledge.
German   Conversational knowledge.

 

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