Leon Staab

Leon Staab
Chief Stormwater Engineer
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P: 816-822-3214
F: 816-822-3514

Specialized Expertise for Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modeling

The scope of Burns & McDonnell's experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling services encompasses stormwater drainage studies, master plans, and planning and design of stormwater control facilities.

As technology has advanced significantly during the past decade, Burns & McDonnell has kept pace by specialized staff training and practice. To support staff efforts, computer hardware and supporting software have been developed and maintained that specifically allows our staff to accomplish their work with confidence in the quality and utility of the work to the client.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • HEC-1 Flood Hydrograph Package
  • HEC-HMS Hydrologic Modeling Systems
  • HEC-2 Water Surface Profiles
  • HEC-RAS River Analysis Systems
  • HEC-3 Reservoir System Analysis for Conservation
  • HEC-5 Simulation of Flood Control and Conservation Systems
  • HEC-6 Scour and Deposition in Rivers and Reservoirs
  • HEC-GeoRAS
  • Dambreak
  • Soil Conservation Service
  • TR-20 Computer Program for Project Formulation Hydrology
  • TR-55 Urban Hydrology for Small Watersheds
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • SWMM (stormwater management model)
  • XP-SWMM (vendor-enhanced SWMM)
  • Bentley Systems/Haestad Methods
  • PondPack

Especially during the last decade, the municipal management of stormwater has increasingly become regarded as a utility. As this concept has grown, we have kept pace through specialized staff training and practice that combines the unique parameters of stormwater management, cost and financing with our sound base of utility rate development experience.