Daniel R. Haller, PE, CWRE

Dan Haller is a Senior Principal Water Resources Engineer based in Washington with more than 25 years of experience focused on water rights, water-system and watershed planning, water-system design, and water banking across the western United States.

Dan Haller is a Senior Principal Water Resources Engineer based in Washington with more than 25 years of experience focused on water rights, water-system and watershed planning, water-system design, and water banking across the western United States.

Public agencies and private partners turn to Dan to convert their water savings into multi-million-dollar assets while meeting both instream and out-of-stream project objectives. With fluency in Washington’s water code and expertise in many other western states, Dan helps clients effectively manage their water-rights portfolios. He has worked on Washington’s largest water banks and water-right transfers in the last 20 years, including for state (Lake Roosevelt, Sullivan Lake), industry (Transalta), county government (Kittitas, Chelan, Spokane), and agriculture clients (Auvil Fruit, Selah-Moxee Irrigation District).

Government agencies, tribes, and private stakeholders trust Dan to apply his technical expertise to facilitate and lead large multidisciplinary watershed planning projects. Key watershed planning and infrastructure projects include the Icicle Strategy (Chelan County), Walla Walla 2050 (Washington), and the Little Spokane Watershed Restoration Plan (Spokane County). Dan is also the regional lead for environmental impact statement development, having led such work for a range of storage, watershed recovery, and private development projects.

Dan is a recognized Washington water rights expert at the forefront of innovation in the state’s water resources arena, advancing multiple initiatives for water-bank formation, water audits, and water auctions. He is a sought-after speaker at law and engineering conferences. Dan shares his knowledge in this growing field by mentoring junior practitioners to support them as they strengthen their technical and consultancy skills.

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Career Summary of Daniel R. Haller, PE, CWRE

  • Filter Text People: Water and Natural Resources Assessment, Management, and Restoration; Water bank formations; Water audits; Confidential Water Right Assessments; Environment Impact Statements; Integrated Water Resource Management Planning; Water and Wastewater System Planning, Engineering, and Design; Municipal Water System Planning; Watershed Planning; Environmental Permitting and Compliance Facilitation
  • Specialties: Water Banking; Water Rights Acquisition and Transfer; Water Audits; SEPA/NEPA Compliance and EIS Development; Water Storage and Conservation Planning; Water System and Watershed Planning
  • Practice Areas: Water and Natural Resources, Water Management
  • Disciplines: Natural Resources, Water Resources Sciences, Water Resources
  • Education: MS, Environmental Engineering, Washington State University; BS, Civil Engineering, Washington State University
  • Registration: Professional Civil Engineer, WA; Certified Water Rights Examiner, WA

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