Water Resources

Delivering environmentally responsible water resource solutions.

REI focuses on affordable solutions to protect, improve, contain, and manage water. We provide planning, design, and construction management services for water resource projects. REI relies on sound scientific and engineering analysis to bring environmentally responsible water resource solutions to our clients.

Food Plain Studies

Identification of flood plains in the early stages of development planning has become an integral part of avoiding flood losses later. Under current regulatory guidelines, many streams are unstudied or have vague floodplain data associated with them and therefore require determination of their flood plains to plan and permit adjacent developments. Subdivision plats and Certified Survey Maps are required to show the flood plain limits. REI’s professional engineering and surveying team can efficiently perform the field surveys and complex computer modeling necessary to determine flood plain limits.

We provide the following services related to flood plain studies:

  • Flood Plain Mapping
  • FEMA Related Permit Services
  • Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modeling
  • Bridge and Culvert Analysis
  • Flood Plain Encroachment Studies
  • Flood Plain and Shore Land Permitting

Stormwater Management and Erosion Control

Our environmental laws and regulations increasingly recognize the effect of stormwater runoff on the quality of life. The three aspects of stormwater management include quantity, rate, and quality of stormwater leaving the site. These aspects must be addressed during design and construction, as well as for the life of the project. Other considerations include wetland protection and thermal impacts and groundwater recharge.

REI successfully works with the client and regulatory agencies to reach mutually acceptable methods of addressing stormwater issues. We have extensive and diverse education and experience in the analysis, design, and construction inspection of stormwater management facilities, including conveyance systems, detention ponds, bioretention and infiltration facilities, erosion control, and diagnostic services. Our projects range from small and simple to large and complex.

REI’s team of professionals can provide services in the following areas:

  • Stormwater Managment Plans
  • Water Quality and Sediment Control
  • Regional Detention Planning and Design
  • Surface and Undergrond Detention Systems
  • Infiltration Systems
  • Storm Sewer and Culvert Design
  • Oil, Grease, and Pollutant Removal
  • Chapter 30 Waterways and Wetlands Permits
  • Waterway Realignments/Relocations/Day Lighting
  • Waterway and Wetland Mitigation
  • Erosion and Sedimentation Control
  • Bridge and Culvert Design and Analysis
  • Subsurface Water Management
  • Construction Site Erosion Control Inspection
  • Post-Construction Stormwater Facility Maintenance Inspection