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Don Richard

Vice President, Senior Civil Engineer

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Don’s three decades of experience have been focused on treating industrial wastewater and groundwater contaminated by a wide variety of substances. He has managed numerous soil, sediment, and groundwater investigation and remediation projects to enhance and restore natural environments and/or promote redevelopment. In addition, he has directed several projects involving petroleum-release response actions; served as a senior technical resource in evaluating, pilot-testing, designing, and installing treatment technologies at contaminated sites; and managed the investigation and remediation of contaminated sediments in lakes, rivers, and wetlands.

The primary focus of Don’s PhD research was the biological transformation of inorganic and organic contaminants during natural attenuation of groundwater at a former manufactured gas plant site.


(952) 832-2732


Professional Engineer (IA, MI, MN)

service area lead

remedial design


PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

MS, Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600
Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-2277