Matthew Bardol, P.E., CFM, CPESC, D.WRE

Matthew Bardol is a Senior Principal Engineer with more than 20 years of diverse environmental and water resource engineering experience, providing a breadth of technical expertise to address the most complex water resource situations with innovative solutions.

Matt listens to his clients’ needs, and draws upon his experience as a military engineer and program manager of major stormwater infrastructure projects, his academic training in both groundwater and surface water, and his experience serving as the lead technical design expert on projects across the U.S. to provide high value solutions for his clients. His diversity is demonstrated by his broad project experience, which encompasses detailed design, obtaining permits, and preparing comprehensive studies for both traditional and sustainable green infrastructures. Traditional project experience includes major flood control facilities (dams and levees), extensive urban stormwater and combined sewer systems, stream stabilization, bridge scour protection, dam breach studies, and flood hazard mapping for riverine systems. Matt also has equal experience working on innovative, sustainable green infrastructure solutions that include water quality retrofit planning and design, watershed masterplans, stream restoration, award winning low impact development, and stormwater best management practices (BMP). To advance the state of the practice, Matt frequently presents on the topics of urban stormwater management, sustainable green stormwater infrastructure, stream restoration, dam safety, and flood hazard mapping for riverine systems. Matt regularly serves as a technical advisor on local and regional water resource committees that guide and develop stormwater management policies that are shaping the future.

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Career Summary: Matthew Bardol, P.E., CFM, CPESC, D.WRE

  • Specialties: Flood control; Dams and FEMA floodplain map modifications urban and industrial stormwater; stormwater BMPs; Resiliency planning; Green infrastructure design; CWA Section 404 and NPDES permitting; Soil erosion and sediment control
  • Practice Areas: Water and Natural Resources
  • Disciplines: Civil Engineering, Environmental Management
  • Education: M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2002; M.S, Environmental Management, Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, TX, 1999; B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, 1996
  • Registration: Illinois CFM IL-06-00253; CPESC 3972; Illinois Professional Engineer 062.056491; Professional Engineer registrations in 6 other states

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