Chris Ferrari, P.E., CFM

Senior Professional


    B.S., Civil Engineering, California State University – Sacramento

Registrations and Licenses

    Licensed Professional Engineer: CA

Chris has 27 years of comprehensive civil engineering experience in both the public and private sectors. During his 22 years in the private sector, Chris has developed, evaluated and provided quality control on several water resource projects for city, county and flood control agencies, California Delta Reclamation Districts, the United States Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District (USACE), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR). Chris’ range of expertise includes development of the Sacramento and San Joaquin system hydraulic models for DWR, Levee Failure Flood Evacuation Mapping for the City and County of Sacramento and Flood Insurance Mapping reports for FEMA. He has been recognized by the Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California (CELSOC) and the American Public Works Association (APWA) for the City/County of Sacramento Emergency Rescue and Evacuation mapping project in 2006. Chris’ expertise in various software applications has been used to provide watershed analysis and evaluations to delineate floodplains, provide channel and pump designs, bridges and culvert evaluations including scour and design of underground drainage systems for several master plan developments in the Central Valley region. His expertise in various software applications include: HEC-1, HEC-HMS, HEC-2, HEC-RAS, UNET, TUFLOW, MIKE Flood, AutoCAD, ArcView and Haestad computer applications.