Yvana Hrovat, P.E.

Yvana Hrovat, P.E. is a Principal Engineer based in California with more than 16 years of professional experience as a project manager, water resources engineer, environmental scientist and compliance analyst that specializes in sustainable designs that conserve water supplies and optimize reuse while protecting and improving water quality. Yvana has extensive expertise with management of large-scale, complex projects from environmental compliance and permitting for solar and wind power projects to regional water quality improvement plans.


Examples of Yvana's practice experience include serving as: lead engineer and project manager for the Port of Long Beach Storm Water Treatment and Reuse Evaluation Study; deputy contract manager for California Department of Transportation Architectural and Engineering Technical and Professional Stormwater Monitoring and BMP Development Services for Districts 11 and 12; project manager and engineering lead for a Confidential Restoration, BMP Design and Permitting Project and lead engineer and project manager for a grant-funded green infrastructure effectiveness study for the City of San Diego. Her project experience also includes the planning, design, costing, and implementation of green infrastructure BMPs and site improvements at State Park adjacent to Areas of Special Biological Significance along California's southern and northern coastline.

Yvana is the author of "Water Sensitive Urban Design: An Emerging Model for Sustainable Design & Comprehensive Water Cycle Management." Environmental Practice, Volume 11, Issue 03 and "Striking a balance between biodiversity conservation and socioeconomic viability in the design of marine protected areas." (CJ Klein, A Chan, L Kircher, AJ Cundiff, N Gardner, Y Hrovat, A Scholz), Conservation Biology Volume 22 Issue 03 pages 691-700. She is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Contact Yvana Hrovat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 1-213-369-2342.

Career Summary: Yvana Hrovat, P.E.

  • Specialties: Green infrastructure design, Low impact development, Water quality analyses, Stormwater management, Environmental documentation and permitting (CWA 401, 404 and CDFG 1600), Integrated/sustainable water resources, Stormwater NPDES permitting, Watershed management, Restoration design
  • Practice Areas: Environmental Management, Water and Natural Resources, Civil Sites
  • Disciplines: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences
  • Education: M.S., Environmental Science and Management, Coastal Marine Resources, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006; B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, 2002
  • Registration: California Professional Engineer, P.E.78452; Michigan Professional Engineer, P.E. 6201056803
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