Hydrology Expert Witnesses

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Hydrology expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including environmental science, water resources management, floodplain management, groundwater studies, and climate change. Some of the most common specialties among hydrology expert witnesses also include surface water hydrology, hydrogeology, hydraulic engineering, watershed management, and stormwater runoff. They can opine on the effects of land development, pollution, the impacts of climate change on water systems, water rights disputes, and flood damage claims.

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Robert Nelson Kenney III, PEView profile

ID: 86797

Mr. Robert Nelson Kenney III, PE

Mr. Robert N. Kenney has 51 years of experience in Civil Engineering. He earned his BS in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his MS in Hydraulics and Hydrology from Florida State University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in 22 states and is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer through the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and...

Hydrogeology and Groundwater Resources Expert Witness | WisconsinView profile


Hydrogeology and Groundwater Resources Expert Witness | Wisconsin

This expert has over 30 years of experience in groundwater resource investigations. He received his BS in geology, his MS in geological sciences with an emphasis in geophysics and his PhD in geological sciences with an emphasis in hydrogeology, all at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. He is a licensed professional geologist in Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Wyoming,...

Surface-water and Groundwater Hydrology and Contamination Expert Witness | WisconsinView profile


Surface-water and Groundwater Hydrology and Contamination Expert Witness | Wisconsin

This expert has thirty plus years of environmental and water resource engineering experience throughout the Americas. Exceptional skills in several water resource and environmental specialties including surface-water and groundwater hydrology, hydrogeologic characterization, surface-water/groundwater interaction, contaminant fate and transport in the subsurface and aquatic environment (special...

Hydrology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Hydrology Expert Witness | California

This expert has over 35 years of engineering experience specializing in the modeling of surface water resource systems, forensic hydrology and hydraulics, and alternative flood control measures. He is also an American Academy of Water Resources recognized Diplomate as a Water Resouces Engineer. The expert has managed both flood control and water supply projects as well. As a State Board Member of...

Hydrology Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a hydrology expert witness in legal proceedings?

A hydrology expert witness provides specialized knowledge on water-related issues, such as flood risks, water quality, and groundwater contamination. They can offer crucial insights in environmental litigation, property disputes, or insurance claims.

What types of cases might require a hydrology expert witness?

Cases involving water rights disputes, environmental damage claims, flood damage lawsuits, land development disputes, and pollution incidents often require the expertise of a hydrology expert witness.

Can a hydrology expert witness assist in cases related to climate change?

Yes. Hydrology experts can provide valuable insights into how climate change impacts water resources and flooding patterns, which can be pivotal in climate change-related litigation.

Are there subspecialties within the field of hydrology that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes. Subspecialties include surface water hydrology, groundwater hydrology, and marine hydrology. The specific subspecialty needed will depend on the nature of the case.

How can a hydrology expert witness help in a case involving groundwater contamination?

A hydrology expert can analyze data to determine the source and extent of contamination, assess compliance with regulations, and estimate cleanup costs. This information can be vital for determining liability.

How does Expert Institute select its Hydrology expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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