NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2016) – Neel-Schaffer, Inc., is pleased to announce that Britton Wells, PE, CFM, has joined the firm as a Water Resources Engineer based in the firm’s Nashville office.
Wells, who has 10 years of experience, will work on water resources projects for clients across the South. In addition to being a licensed Professional Engineer, Wells is a Certified Floodplain Manager – the sixth CFM in the Neel-Schaffer fold.
Wells has extensive experience working on hydrologic and hydraulic modeling of large riverine watersheds, and urban stormwater networks. He is also experienced in disaster management and recovery following major flooding events, conducting assessments for residential and commercial infrastructure.
Wells also has experience in model calibration and validation, streamflow forecasting, pre- and post-development analysis, technical reviews, damage estimates, FEMA guidelines and specifications, floodplain mapping, levee interior drainage, rainfall and streamflow measurement, topological and as-built surveys, and stream morphological surveys.
“Adding Britton helps strengthen our already strong water resources department,” said Craig Hanchey, Senior Vice President for Neel-Schaffer’s East Region. “This is a growing discipline for our firm, which continues to expand in Tennessee and across the South.
“The fact that he is a Certified Floodplain Manager is beneficial to the company because the field of floodplain management is becoming such an important topic. Many of the municipal clients that we serve have experienced flooding disasters in their communities, and they want to know how they can improve flood-prone areas to reduce or prevent flood damages in the future.”
Wells holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Tennessee Technological University.