Flood Control Systems
Many infrastructure failures can be traced to inadequate stormwater and floodwater management systems.
Our hydrologists and hydraulic engineers use the latest software technology to model the outcome of rainfall events and protect people, infrastructure and property from flood damage. Through floodplain mapping, levee design and certification, watershed master planning, and design of storm sewers and pumping systems, we’ve helped numerous communities protect critical infrastructure and public/private property.
Our services include flood control studies, inspection, analysis, design and certification of levee systems, stormwater pumping stations, and inspection and design of earthen dams.
Flood Control Systems Experience
Flood Control System
Cedar Rapids, IA
The Cedar Rapids City Council approved a program management and engineering contract with HR Green to perform design work on the City’s $570 million flood-protection project.
Gillette Street Outfall
Midtown and Montrose, one of the earliest sections of Houston to be developed, currently lacks a storm sewer system that is sufficient enough for the densely populated area.
Illinois River Flood Protection
The floods of 2008 severely impacted LaSalle’s wastewater treatment plant facility located along the Illinois and Michigan Canal adjacent to the Illinois River.
Quaker Oats Flood Protection
Cedar Rapids, IA
The Quaker Oats production facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is situated just north of downtown Cedar Rapids on the east bank of the Cedar River. Like many other businesses in the City of Cedar Rapids Quaker Oats was directly impacted by the Flood of 2008. Rising flood waters overtopped the existing flood protection and inundated the entire property causing significant damage and halting production.
February 5, 2018