Mr. Kraft has 22 years of experience in civil engineering with an emphasis on water resources including hydrology/hydraulic analysis, drainage master planning, flood mitigation, drainage design, erosion control, LID/green infrastructure/nature-based solution design, water quality and MS4 compliance. He has performed this for a variety of clients: municipal, county, regional, state, DOT, federal, military, institutional, industrial, commercial, and residential. His technical experience includes land development and planning, feasibility and design concept drainage studies, area drainage master study/plans (ADMS/Ps), floodplain delineation, flood hazard mapping, roadway/rail drainage design, channel design, airport drainage design, water resource engineering, stormwater management, storm drain design, and retention/detention design. He has contributed to the development of drainage ordinances, guidelines, policies and manuals for various public agencies.
Mr. Kraft has extensive experience in leading and performing drainage and stormwater management on public and design-build projects. This includes both one- and two-dimensional hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, channel/swale design, storm drains/culverts, detention/retention ponds, low impact development (LID) best management practice (BMP) design, stormwater treatment system analysis & design, flood control evaluation and protection, floodplain encroachment and mitigation, watershed evaluation, incorporation of wildlife corridors into drainage design, erosion and stream bank stability protection infiltration enhancement design and drywell design.