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Chris Goodwin

Manager - Water Resources

Eau Claire, WI
715.834.3161
GoodwinC@AyresAssociates.com

"Chris, on behalf of the Little Tamarack Baker Spring Lake District ... I cannot thank you enough for the work you, your staff, and your firm did on our behalf. The dam design that you and Wisconsin DNR thought of saved us a significant chunk of change."
Karl Jennrich
Little Tamarack Spring Baker Lake District, WI

I manage the water resources group and am responsible for planning, managing, designing, and inspecting water resources projects. My over 30 years of experience includes dam design, dam inspections, spillway hydraulics, dam hydrology, embankment design, dam permitting, and preparing emergency action plans and operations plans for dams.

I also complete storm sewer system design and modeling, environmental permitting, wetland investigations and permitting, lake management planning, and groundwater remediation system design. Before joining Ayres, I was employed by three counties' Land Conservation Departments.

My expertise includes:

  • Stormwater management plans
  • Site development planning
  • Lake management planning
  • Lake dredging permitting
  • Groundwater and soil monitoring sampling
  • Hydrogeologic studies
  • Wetland inventory, classification, and hydrologic analysis
  • Soil classification
Certifications
  • Hydrogeologist per Wisconsin Administrative Code NR 712.02(1)
Education
  • MS, Environmental and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • BS, Biology, minor in Soil Science, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Registrations
  • Registered Professional Engineer, MD
  • Registered Professional Engineer, WI