Randy Root

Randy Root
Senior Project Manager
Email Randy
P: 816-822-3961

Environmental Preservation Through Lake Management

Environmental Preservation Through Lake Management

Lake capacities are shrinking at an alarming rate, jeopardizing recreation, agriculture, water supply and flood control.

Innovative, economical methods of restoring our lakes are now at hand.

Burns & McDonnell will send you down the right channel toward restoring our lakes.

A Time to Restore

Soil erosion. Sedimentation. Pesticides. Animal wastes. These might as well be four-letter words to those who have an interest in preserving our lakes. Burns & McDonnell understands your frustrations and concerns. That's why our professionals have many years of experience in the most economical and effective techniques for bringing our lakes back to where they need to be.

  • Watershed assessments: hydrology and hydraulic studies; stage-storage analysis; flood routing
  • Stream and channel bank erosion surveys
  • Lake assessments and surveys
    • Bathymetric soundings and mapping
    • Sediment measurement, sampling and testing
    • Fisheries collection and habitat analysis
    • Aquatic weed identification
    • Water quality sampling and testing
    • Dam and spillway inspection
  • Lake management plans, system designs and implementation
    • Restoration alternatives
    • Dredging options
    • Aeration systems
    • Sediment collection systems
    • Aquatic weed control methods
    • Fisheries habitat and management options
    • Operation and maintenance schedules
    • Cost analysis
    • Dam and spillway improvements
    • Aeration equipment
    • Sediment control and removal