Water Resources Services

Shumaker Consulting Engineering and Land Surveying, D.P.C. is now providing engineered flood resilience solutions to flooding problems across New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New England. Niche services include, floodplain management and mitigation, stream restoration and stabilization, stormwater management, FEMA approvals, and dam safety. Shumaker Consulting Engineering and Land Surveying, D.P.C. is also excited to announce the unification of our firm and Woidt Engineering and Consulting, a premier water resources firm known throughout New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New England for outstanding service and technical excellence. The staff from Woidt Engineering and Consulting: Charles (Rick) Woidt, Jr, P.E., CFM; James L. Woidt, P.E.; and Nicholas P. DiGennaro, P.E., CFM; bring with them unparalleled knowledge, based on over 60 years of combined experience in the Water Resources Industry. The experience and capabilities these engineers bring to Shumaker will strengthen and broaden the services our newly established Water Resources Division can provide under the direction of Senior Managing Engineer, Lisa C. Dolphin, P.E.

Water Resources Services Shumaker Now Offers:

-FEMA Map Revisions & Changes (LOMR-LOMA-LOMC)
-Flood Insurance Study Updates
-Floodplain Management Design – Level of Service Analysis
-Levee Analysis & Accreditation
-FEMA Benefit-Cost Analysis (BCA) Expertise

-Natural Stream/Channel Restoration Design
-Streambank Stabilization
-Sediment Transport Analysis
-Improved Aquatic Passage & Terrestrial Shelf Design
-Rosgen Trained Experts

-HydroCad Modeling
-Post Construction Stormwater Management
-Water Quality & Water Quantity Practice Design

-Engineering Assessments
-Emergency Action Plans
-Inundation Mapping
-Dam Safety Inspections & Maintenance Plans
-HEC-HMS Modeling
-UAV Real-Time Monitoring
-Dam Removal / Decommissioning Assessments

-HEC-RAS Analyses
-1D & 2D Modeling Capabilities
-Bridge Scour Analysis & Countermeasure Design
-Geomorphic Assessments and Design

Lisa C. Dolphin, P.E.; Senior Managing Engineer

Ms. Dolphin has 30 years of experience. She earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Penn State University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Lisa also holds certifications from the Association of Energy Engineers Certified Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP) and EnviroCert International Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC). Lisa is active in the following professional and community organizations: ACEC Environment and Energy committee member; ACEC NY- Southern Tier Region committee member; ASCE Environmental and Water Resources Institute member; and ACHIEVE member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Ms. Dolphin approaches each opportunity with optimism and a passion to improve the resiliency and safety of our communities with sound engineering solutions.

Charles (Rick) Woidt, Jr., P.E., CFM; Managing Engineer II

Mr. Woidt has over 40 years of experience and will serve as the companys Lead Water Resources Engineer. His focus will be on water resource engineering projects for private, municipal, state, and federal clients throughout the Northeast, as it was while he was President of Woidt Engineering and Consul??ng. Mr. Woidt has extensive experience in flood studies, flood mi??ga??on studies & design, stormwater management studies, expert testimony, dam design & inspections, emergency ac??on plan preparation, dam break analysis & inundation mapping, scour analysis, watershed assessments, urban storm sewer systems, erosion & sedimentation control design, bridge backwater studies, and stream restoration studies. Mr. Woidt is a Certified Floodplain Manager and has worked on water resource engineering projects throughout New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, and most New England states.

James L. Woidt, P.E.; Senior Project Engineer

Mr. Woidt is a water resources engineer and project manager with 8 years of experience, specializing in process-based stream restoration and flood risk management. He has applied his background in engineering, geomorphology, and biology to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders and develop effective, multidisciplinary solutions to challenging riverine projects in 20 states. Mr. Woidt has led a variety of projects to improve aqua??c habitat, reduce flood risk, and restore natural processes and hydrologic connectivity. Representative projects include dam removals, levee setbacks, dam safety inspections, stream and floodplain restoration, flood, geomorphic, and sediment transport hazard assessments, stream crossing replacements, and scour analyses.

Nicholas P. DiGennaro, P.E., CFM; Project Engineer

Mr. DiGennaro brings 9 years of experience to Shumaker and will serve as a Project Engineer, focusing on water resource engineering projects for private, municipal, state, and federal clients throughout the Northeast. Mr. DiGennaro has experience in flood studies, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, stormwater management studies, dam break analysis and inundation mapping, scour analysis, watershed assessments, urban storm sewer systems, and erosion & sedimentation control design. Mr. DiGennaro has prepared and completed over 50 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) throughout New York State including numerous applications of Green stormwater practices.