work underway on a water-discharge structure we designed for poor soil conditions
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flood-related services

Barr works with clients such as FEMA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, cities, counties, and watershed districts to analyze and implement flood prevention measures. Combining technical expertise with decades of regulatory experience, our engineers and scientists analyze the complex factors that drive flooding in an area, implement proactive measures to prevent flood damage, and ensure compliance with federal and state regulations. Led by seven certified floodplain managers, Barr’s interdisciplinary team specializes in flood insurance studies, mapping services, floodplain analysis and delineation, modeling, levee certification, and feasibility studies.
our service specialties include:
  • control structures
  • dam-failure analyses
  • design plans and specifications
  • flood response plan
  • flood-insurance studies
  • floodplain delineation
  • hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
  • letters of map revision (LOMR and CLOMR)