BSc (hons), MSc PE, CE, MICE, EurEng
Principal Technologist: CH2M
David is a senior engineer, technologist and project manager with over 35 years in water and wastewater engineering. He has been involved in combined sewer abatement plans and designs, storm water management, sanitary and storm sewer system analysis, reservoir management, water quantity and quality modeling of river, reservoir and estuary systems, and water supply assessments.
Currently he is the Chief Engineer for System Design and Operations for the London Tideway Tunnels and is responsible for innovative solutions to control combined sewer overflows to the tidal Thames, London. David manages a highly technical team of 20 people and the integration of technical scheme requirements with other program function to meet the scheme objectives. Responsibilities extend across a wide range of design issues from characterization of overflows through catchment models, hydraulic structure design through CFD and physical models of interception chambers, drop structures and energy dissipation/deaeration chambers, air management, ventilation and odour control, Green Infrastructure development, environmental analysis particularly water quality impacts of CSO control and treatment works improvements options, and analysis of spatial data through GIS for environmental and planning statements,. As overall technical lead, David is the first point of contact for technical explanations to public and stakeholder groups and was a lead witness in the planning inquiries.