Water is best understood when it’s viewed holistically. Water supplies, groundwater, stormwater and wastewater are all part of the same hydrologic cycle, and the combined impact on system reliability, flooding, water quality, wetlands and more should be considered in an integrated way. Forward-thinking water resources planning means making smarter investments that lower life cycle costs and provide multiple benefits. We’ll help you create resiliency, improve the natural environment, and strengthen your community’s economic and social vitality.
Water resources planning means listening to what your community values and developing options from there.
Dan uses innovative planning techniques to help clients evaluate risk and make strategic investments in water resources. As CDM Smith’s technology leader in decision science, he helps clients and stakeholders make informed decisions using models, software, and careful listening.
Lauren is one of our top resiliency experts. She’s spread her expertise around the world—from Boston to Jakarta—and has helped clients like the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources observe and plan for the future impacts of climate change.
Bill is driven to create a smarter and more sustainable future through better infrastructure. As the Chair of the Water Task Force of the American Planning Association, he's played a crucial role in establishing the importance of water as a central organizing element in healthy urban environments.