Senior Water Resources Engineer

Years of Experience: 26


  • B.S., Agricultural Engineering, 1994


  • Professional Engineer: Maryland, 2000
  • Professional Engineer: Pennsylvania, 2021
  • Professional Engineer: West Virginia, 2021
  • Professional Engineer: Virginia, 2020
  • Professional Engineer: District of Columbia, 2019
  • MDE Erosion & Sediment Control Responsible Personnel Certification, 2016
  • MD SHA Erosion & Sediment Control Yellow Card, 2016

Highlights of Experience

Katie has extensive technical experience as a Water Resources Engineer, working for City, Federal, State and County governments. She has performed the hydrologic and hydraulic computations necessary for obtaining permits, including those for Stormwater Management (SWM), Erosion & Sediment (E&S) Control and stream restoration construction.

Stormwater Management (SWM)
  • designs and evaluates Environmental Site Design (ESD) practices
  • performs BMP site searches for stormwater management retrofits
  • prepares SWM reports, plans, specifications and estimates for construction and grant applications
 Stream Restoration and Wetland Mitigation
  • stream restoration using natural channel design and threshold channel design
 Highway and Site Development
  • performs design and analyses of drainage ditches and linings, ponds, culverts and energy-dissipating devices
  • designs storm drain systems including developing inlet spacing; storm drain calculations; and pipe profiles
  • erosion & Sediment Control permitting and design, including phased construction
  • prepares milestone submittals including plans, specifications and estimates for planning and construction
  • develops existing and proposed hydrology and hydraulics
  • prepares Floodplain analyses and reports to obtain FEMA CLOMR for increase to the 100-yr floodplain due to development