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Consulting

Jacob Odgaard’s Consulting Specialties:

  • Design Reviews
  • Field Surveys
  • Hydraulic Modeling Assistance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Conference and Workshop Keynotes
  • Training
  • Aerial Surveys
  • Litigation
A few of Jacob Odgaard's many consulting activities.

A few of Jacob Odgaard’s many consulting activities.

Clients (since 1998):

  • Hazen and Sawyer, Raleigh, NC: Neuse River Intake Evaluation, Goldsboro, N.C.
  • Brown and Caldwell, Raleigh, N.C.: Greenville Utilities Commission Raw-Water Intake Upgrade on Tan River
  • Water Resource Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan, China: Stabilization of Kaoping River at Kao-Ping Weir
  • Odgaard conducts a survey of the Etowah River Intake for the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority, Marietta, Ga.

    Odgaard conducts a survey of the Etowah River Intake for the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority, Marietta, Ga.

    Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority, Marietta, Ga. (Hickory Log Creek Water Supply Project, Etowah River Intake)

  • Enconser Inc., N. Potomac, Md./PGESCo, Cairo, Egypt (El Kureimat Power Plant Sedimentation Study, Egypt)
  • DHV Consultants BV, Amersfoort, The Netherlands (Evaluation of submerged vanes for bank protection in the Meghna Estuary, Bangladesh; Review of proposed layout and design of submerged vanes for headworks of the Sunsari Morang Irrigation Project, Nepal)
  • Kingett Mitchell & Associates, Ltd., Auckland, New Zealand (Design of submerged vane system for stabilization of the bed of the Waikato River at Huntly Power Station)
  • Drilling Service Co., Bridgeton Mo.: Deviation Analysis of Drop Shafts
  • Rice, Heitman, and Davis, Attorneys at Law, Sparta, Wis.: Storm Sewer Failure Evaluation, McGregor, Iowa
  • Sun Valley Neighborhood Association, Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Flood Management in Dry Creek and Indian Creek Watersheds. Issues and Concerns
  • Alliant Utilities, Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Bank Stabilization on Des Moines River at Ottumwa
  • Forte and Tablada Inc., Baton Rouge, La.: Development of Guidelines for Design and Construction of Barge Slip on Wilkerson Point, La.
  • Bear Industries, Baton Rouge, La.:  Flow Evaluation of the Mississippi River at Wilkerson Point in Louisiana

Typical Keynote Titles:

  • Odgaard presents the keynote address at the 11th International conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering, held in Japan.

    Odgaard presents the keynote address at the 11th International conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering, held in Japan.

    Storm Water Management Response to Climate Change

  • Storm Water Management Challenge: The Hydraulics
  • River Channel Stability and Stabilization
  • River-Channel Stabilization with Submerged Vanes
  • River Restoration with Submerged Vanes
  • River Management with Submerged Vanes
  • Trends and Current Development in Water Resources Engineering
  • China’s Three Gorges Project: An International Perspective
  • Hydroinformatics: Implications for Water Resources Engineering and Education
  • Aviation Weather Challenges
  • When Weather Changed Aviation

Contact Jacob Odgaard:

4114 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
College of Engineering
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
Tel: 319-335-5213
Last modified on September 4th, 2013
Posted on July 5th, 2013