Nick Stafford, PE, CFM - Project ManagerCoe & Van Loo Consultants, Inc. (CVL) is pleased to announce that Nick Stafford, PE, CFM has joined the CVL team as a Project Manager. Nick has 9 years of engineering and project development experience, including H&H modeling for floodplain mapping and revisions, dam rehabilitation design, emergency action planning, drainage master planning, technical drainage studies, and hydraulic modeling for permitting of construction in floodways. He is proficient in AutoCAD, ArcGIS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, HEC-1, FLO-2D, SWMM, StormCAD, HY-8, and FlowMaster. His experience also extends to construction management and construction inspection, including asphalt and concrete testing, and quantity and cost tracking. Nick served as the water resources analyst for several floodplain mapping revisions, including park expansions, residential developments, commercial developments, and drainageway crossings. His experience includes, Letters of Map Revision (LOMR), Conditional Letters of Map Revision (CLOMR), Flood Insurance Studies (FIS), Flood Hazard Area Delineation (FHAD) studies, Technical Support Data Notebooks (TSDNs) for submittals to Urban Drainage Flood Control District (UDFCD), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), master plans, reports, as-builts; and topographic data from surveys and other local, regional, or national datasets. He performed hydraulic assessments of channels and channel modifications, existing and proposed floodway crossings and structures, and local grading in floodplains based on proposed or as-built plans. He was also recently involved with the formation of an emergency action plan (EAP) for a detention facility in northwest Las Vegas, including two-dimensional hydraulic modeling and inundation mapping, and identification and timing of affected critical facilities. With his vast amount of knowledge in storm water management, Nick is known for his commitment to identifying creative solutions, making him an ideal fit for CVL.