James H. Forbes, Jr., P.E.

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EDUCATION
B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska, 1973
M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska, 1974

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS/ASSOCIATIONS

Professional Engineer -TX, LA, AR, OK, KS, MS, FL
Risk Assessment RAM-W Certified
Water Environment Federation
National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO)
Pipeline Assessment Certification Program

SUMMARY

Mr. Forbes has 43 years of experience in sewer evaluation projects involving temporary/permanent flow monitoring, manhole and pipeline inspection, smoke testing, flow isolation, CCTV, final report preparation, presentation of findings to City, State, and EPA, rehabilitation, Administrative Order/Consent Decree negotiations, SSO abatement plans, computer modeling of collection systems, project approach development, and prioritizing rehabilitation recommendations. He has raised the standards for sewer system evaluation and analysis by implementing new analysis techniques and modifying equipment to optimize field results. Mr. Forbes’ position as a nationally recognized expert has been garnered through his use of cutting edge technology for data collection and engineering analysis.

He has served as project engineer on over 400 sewer system evaluations across the country, beginning with the earliest EPA 201 Facilities Plans conducted in the southeastern United States. Most recently, Mr. Forbes has assisted municipalities in preparation of EPA CMOM (Capacity, Management, Operation and Maintenance) Plans and TCEQ SSO Initiative Plans. He has instructed at various State short schools and seminars, and has authored numerous papers in the field of sanitary sewer evaluation and provided input and beta testing of manufacturers software.

Mr. Forbes was a co-author of the joint ASCE and WPCF Manual of Practice (FD-6) “Sewer System Evaluation and Rehabilitation” and served on the WEF Research Committee where he authored the annual literature review on Collection Systems. In addition, Mr. Forbes was a contributing author on the published ASCE Manhole Rehabilitation Manual of Practice.


Carl M. Rogers

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Field Operations Supervisor
Pipeline Analysis, LLC

EDUCATION

Holmes Junior College, Mississippi, 1974

SUMMARY

Mr. Rogers has 38 years experience in sewer system evaluation and project management. His current and past responsibilities include project management of sewer system evaluations including flow monitoring, smoke testing, manhole inspection and clean/TV operations. Mr. Rogers has served as the primary client liaison including contract negotiations and progress report presentation.

Mr. Rogers has extensive experience providing on-site project management on projects as large as the $10.2 million Sewer System Evaluation Survey (SSES) in Houston, Texas. His responsibilities on the project included daily scheduling of as many as 9 field crews performing SSES activities, coordination with subcontractors in performing cleaning and TV inspections, review and approval of subcontractor invoices and weekly and monthly meetings with City personnel. Mr. Rogers is responsible for all aspects of field operations including crew assignment, project scheduling, budget tracking and project start-up. Mr. Rogers is also responsible for the company safety program, notification and training of field personnel and vehicle maintenance.


Mattie Engels, P.E.

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Sr. Project Manager/Data Analyst
Pipeline Analysis, LLC

EDUCATION

B.S. Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1998

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

Professional Engineer in Texas

SUMMARY

Ms. Engels has 20 years of experience in sewer evaluation projects involving temporary/permanent flow monitoring, manhole and pipe inspection, smoke testing, flow isolation and CCTV inspection. She has served as the project manager on over 200 collection system projects. Her responsibilities have included managing field personnel, scheduling, maintaining the project budget, tracking project status, acting as the liaison to the City staff and sub consultants.

She performs QA/QC on flow data, edits data, performs infiltration/inflow analysis, analyzes field inspection data, identifies the nature and severity of sewer defects, assigns rehabilitation methods and costs for the repair of defects and generates reports presenting the rehabilitation program.

Ms. Engels has presented papers at seminars and assists in the presentation of technical reports to clients. She serves on the Collection System Committee of WEAT and WEF, is a member of the WEF Collection System Steering committee and is the Chair of the WEF Collection System Webcast sub-committee.


Thomas Curl, P.E.

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Sr. Project Manager
Pipeline Analysis, LLC

EDUCATION

B.S. Hydrology and Water Resources, Tarleton State University, 1999
Master of Business Administration, Tarleton State University, 2016

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

Professional Engineer in Texas

SUMMARY

Mr. Curl has a diverse background in water/wastewater system planning, assessment and rehabilitation. This include water distribution modeling, collection system modeling and wastewater condition assessment. His experience includes both private and public sector position. During his public sector employment, he was responsible for a variety of tasks related to the assessment, maintenance and improvement of water and wastewater facilities and equipment. His responsibilities have included management of water and wastewater design and construction contracts. These projects have included wastewater lift station and force main rehabilitation, water well rehabilitation and wastewater treatment expansions and rehabilitation. He has also developed water and sewer rates.