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Christopher Helland

Christopher Helland, PE, CFM

Hydraulic Engineer

Chris has been modeling surface water and designing infrastructure for over 13 years. As a senior hydraulic engineer, he has performed surveys, installed remote instrumentation, performed hydraulic modeling and hydrologic analysis, prepared plan sets and specifications, and provided engineering design. His past clients include railroads, cities, counties, and state and federal agencies. He specializes in stormwater, floodplain management, and riverine and coastal restoration work.  He is highly adaptable and has worked on both urban and wilderness sites to develop infrastructure which benefits both humans and the environment.


  • BS, Civil Engineering, Valparaiso University, 2008


  • Registered Professional Civil Engineer, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington
  • Certified Floodplain Manager 


  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers
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