Mitch Heineman, D.WRE, BCEE
“I am inspired by knowing that our work helps our clients improve and maintain water quality,” says Mitch Heineman, the firm’s leading expert in urban collection systems hydrology, hydraulics, and modeling. With experience spanning 75 communities worldwide, he has made contributions to of EPA SWMM, and has extensive experience with InfoWorks ICM, MIKE URBAN, PCSWMM, and .
He is also the principal developer of CDM Smith’s NetSTORM software. Mitch is no stranger to sharing his technical expertise with others, having been a preeminent contributor to the SWMM-USERS forum since the 1990s, and teaching in both academic and professional settings.
Mitch’s proudest achievement is the Hartford MDC collection system model. “It is unique in its incorporation of sewers, drains, and natural waterways into a single framework,” he says. “For 15 years it has been used to plan the Clean Water Project, which includes in infrastructure improvements, protects the health and safety of citizens, and addresses regulatory requirements.”
“CDM Smith is a great place to build a career. I'm surrounded by senior colleagues who have been with the firm I have and have deep knowledge about our projects and clients, as well as young ones who help ensure we're constantly looking for the best way to solve problems,” he says.