BOSTON–Stantec announced that David Bedoya will take on an expanded role within the global firm’s Water practice, as Northeast Regional Wet Weather Practice Leader.
During his 10 years with Stantec, Bedoya has established himself as an engaged and trusted market expert providing expertise in wet weather flow and urban stormwater to clients, practitioners, and the industry at large.
In his new role, Bedoya will foster collaboration with other regional practice leaders within Stantec’s Water group to support the growth of the wet weather practice across the Northeast region while helping to continually elevate client service and project delivery.
“With a proven passion for creating effective, site-specific solutions for sewer overflow control, flood risk reduction and water quality challenges, David is a trusted partner to our clients and a respected expert within our team,” said Srini Vallabhaneni, Stantec Vice President, Global Practice Leader for Wet Weather Flow & Urban Stormwater. “His unique combination of technical know-how and creativity to solve client challenges ideally positions him for this role, supporting our goals for ongoing regional growth and market innovation.”
Bedoya brings nearly 20 years of expertise in overflow control, water quality, stormwater management, and complex hydraulic and hydrologic modeling applications. Bedoya’s work includes field reconnaissance, planning, and data analysis, as well as conceptual and detailed design of storm, combined, and sanitary flow conveyance and flood protection systems. A great deal of Bedoya’s project experience involves close coordination with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and helping public and private clients comply with administrative orders issued by state Departments of Environmental Protection.
Bedoya holds a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Northeastern University, as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Lledia in Spain. His work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals, with a selection of his reports being used as technical references for regulatory agencies, such as the EPA. Bedoya has also presented at numerous national and international conferences and is an active member of industry organizations, including the New England Water Environment Association and Water Environment Federation.