Water resources industry leader Roger Copp joins Water Science Associates

April 18, 2017
Water Science Associates has named Roger Copp senior water resources modeler for the hydrogeological consulting firm. Copp will join executive leaders Kirk Martin and Brian Barnes in developing creative, sustainable and scientifically based solutions to water resource challenges.

With more than 37 years of experience in conducting watershed management and integrated surface and groundwater modeling studies, Copp has led numerous projects addressing surface and groundwater hydrology and hydraulics, wetland restoration, and water quality.

"Roger's integrated approach to water resource planning as well as his past regional focus on watershed solutions and groundwater management will provide for more innovative and collaborative solutions to water resource challenges," said Kirk Martin, president of Water Science Associates. "His well-established knowledge and experience is an invaluable strength, and we look forward to his leadership in our future growth."

In addition to his experience on the Everglades Agricultural Area Regional Feasibility Study, Copp has extensive knowledge in the application of computer models to evaluate watersheds and identify water resource solutions. His project experience includes directing watershed management planning and hydrologic design for numerous private and public entities, including the C-43 Storage Reservoir in Hendry County, Picayune Strand Restoration Project, Cape Coral Stormwater Master Plan Update, South Lee County Watershed Plan Update, Babcock Ranch Dispersed Water Storage Assessment, and Stormwater Treatment Area 5/6.

Copp is currently working on the hydrologic and hydraulic evaluation of Cape Coral canals to improve water supply to the City of Cape Coral. He is also directing the conceptual design of an offline reservoir in Charlotte County west of I-75 that will provide a storage area focused on reducing high water levels in the Cecil Webb Wildlife Management Area.

Built on decades of experience, technical excellence, innovative thinking and personal service, Water Science Associates and its team of professionals provide water resources management and development services from planning, investigation, design, implementation and compliance. Nationally recognized for their water resource solutions, Water Science Associates often serves as advisors to public and private water and wastewater utilities, high-quality land development projects, construction contractors, mining and geological operations, and agricultural interests. The team of professionals also provides services focused on water resource evaluation, permitting, and facility design and construction throughout Florida and the Caribbean.

For more information, call 239-204-5300 or visit www.waterscienceassociates.com.