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Storm Drainage Flooding Consultant James Nelson

James Nelson
4601 E. Mountain View Road
Phoenix AZ 85028
phone: (916) 801-3962 or (602) 639-0743
Storm Water Consulting, Inc. provides consulting services relevant to a wide variety of Storm Drainage issues for public and private clients. Services and products provided by the firm include:
  • Storm Drainage Master Plans
  • Planning, Design and Construction Support Services for Storm Drainage and Flood Control Projects
  • Street and Highway Drainage Studies and Design
  • Storm Drainage Impact Fee Analysis
  • Planning and Design of Multi-Objective Facilities
  • Processing of FEMA Map Revisions
  • Drainage Litigation Expert Witness and Consultation
  • Hydrology and Water Quality Analysis for Project and Program Level Environmental Impact Reports
James Nelson Storm Water Expert PhotoTechnical services are provided by James H. Nelson, a Hydrologist and Civil Engineer with over 35 years of emphasized experience in the water resources field. Mr. Nelson has completed or supervised the completion of over 2,500 projects related to storm drainage, flood control, and floodplain management. Many of the project engagements that Mr. Nelson has managed have involved extensive public and agency participation, and he has effectively facilitated workshops, public meetings, and consensus building sessions.

Prior to founding Storm Water Consulting, Inc., Mr. Nelson was a member of a large multi-disciplinary consulting firm for 27 years, functioning in a variety of roles, including Chief Hydrologist, Water Resources Manager, Principal, Branch Manager and Vice President. He is a Registered Civil Engineer in the States of California, Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii.

Mr. Nelson has written extensively on topics including Drainage Facilities, Detention Basins, and Joint-use Flood Control. His papers have been presented at the North American Water Quality Conference & Exposition, the Annual Conference of the Floodplain Management Association of California, and at the Annual Conference of the Association of State Floodplain Managers.

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