Septic Tank Wastewater Expert 17916 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a civil engineer. My expertise includes sanitary engineering with all aspects of designing and constructing water and wastewater facilities, both in the United States and abroad. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Sewage spills into buildings; Septic system failures; Standard of care for the design of water and wastewater projects; Wastewater odor problems; Perchloroethylene (PCE) leakage from sewers.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Evaluating the causes of sewage spills; Evaluating the causes of septic system failures; Evaluating the designs of water and wastewater projects; Evaluating wastewater odor problems; Evaluating leakage of perchloroethylene (PCE) from sewers.

Relevant Experiences

I have an abundance of experience with septic tanks and water engineering. I have dealt with groundwater contamination issues from septic systems, have done a chemical trespass case at a pistachio orchard in the Central Valley, and have evaluated the wastewater system in a mobile home park in eastern Riverside County.


MBABusiness AdministrationHarvard University
MASanitary EngineeringHarvard University
MSSanitary EngineeringGeorgia Institute of Technology
BSCivil EngineeringGeorgia Institute of Technology

Licenses Certifications

California Professional Engineer

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

California Water Environment Association

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases