Markets Water

Dams / Levees

Harnessing the
power of water

Shannon & Wilson offers high-level expertise and experience to help clients develop cost-effective, reliable solutions to the challenges of water supply, irrigation, renewable power generation, transportation, recreation, and flood control, while protecting habitat and maintaining public safety. Our clients benefit from our extensive experience designing water retention and navigation structures, including dams, levees, channels, fish passages, and appurtenant structures.

Services include:

  • Site and borrow-source investigations
  • Permitting (construction, operation and natural resources)
  • Embankment design, including stability and settlement studies
  • Seepage analysis, including filter and groundwater cut-off design
  • Seismic ground motion and liquefaction studies
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensing
  • Safety and assessment inspections and risk analyses
  • Contaminated soil / sediment characterization and management plans
  • Detailed cost-estimating and preparation of contract documents, including plans and specifications

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