Water Resources Management

Water resources management is the science of preserving our natural water environment for today and future generations. Waterway impoundment caused by the construction of dams, pollution caused by land erosion and sediment runoff, and excessive nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous have a devastating effect on our waterways. Viewed globally, water quality and water supply are two of the most pervasive environmental problems that face humanity.

JMT is proud to be a leader in applying sound engineering principles to solve these problems and achieve environmentally sensitive and sustainable designs. JMT presents innovative solutions to some of the toughest problems facing our clients. For example, for the Maryland State Highway Administration, JMT developed an erosion and sediment control plan for the Inter-County Connector that used multiple controls (silt fence, inlet protection and sediment basins) in series to protect the sensitive Little Paint Branch receiving waters from sediment pollution. Bridges were designed to not only pass the 100-year design storm but also span the floodplain to reduce impacts to adjacent non-tidal wetlands. JMT also assists local environmental groups in developing low impact stormwater management, Best Management Practices, including rain gardens and bioretention basins, to treat urban runoff. These are just a few examples of how JMT designers can preserve and restore the natural water resources environment.

At JMT, we have a strong team of civil and environmental engineers to meet the challenge of creating a sustainable water resources environment. Services offered include:

  • Erosion & Sediment Control Design
  • Stormwater Management Design - Quantity and Quality Control
  • Environmental Site Design
  • Hydrologic/Hydraulic Analysis & Design - Watersheds, Rivers, Bridges, Culverts, Dams, Levees and Ponds
  • Surface Drainage Design - Open and Closed Systems
  • Stream & Ecological Restoration
  • Floodplain Studies & Management
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Compliance
  • Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL) Compliance
  • Watershed Assessment & Planning
  • Chesapeake and Atlantic Bays Critical Areas Compliance
  • Water Resources Permitting - Acquisition, Peer Reviews & Compliance
  • As-built Certification and Post Award Services


Altamesa Boulevard (Dirks Road) Widening, Phases 1 and 2


Tarrant County, Texas

Kennedy Consulting, Inc., a JMT Company, provided full design and related services for an urban roadway widening project in Fort Worth, TX.

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Interstate 35W - 3B Widening


Tarrant County, Texas

Kennedy Consulting, Inc., a JMT Company, provided final design documents for the widening of an interstate highway in Texas, as well as peer review services resulting in millions of dollars in savings.

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rabbittransit Headquarters and Bus Maintenance Facility

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York, Pennsylvania

JMT provided engineering, architectural, and support services for existing and new facilities for a transit authority headquarters.

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H Street – Benning Road Streetcar

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Washington, D.C.

JMT was the lead civil/site engineering firm for the revival of streetcar service in Washington, DC.

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I-95/I-695 Preliminary and Final Design


Baltimore County, Maryland

JMT led the design of improvements to several miles of I-95 as well as a complete realignment of the I-95/I-695 interchange, the first highway transportation project in Maryland to implement general purpose lanes and express toll lanes together in the same facility.

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I-410/I-10E Interchange Reconstruction

Kennedy Consulting, Inc., a JMT Company, led the design of an interstate megaproject involving two multi-level interchanges in San Antonio, TX.

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University Boulevard Widening

Kennedy Consulting, Inc., a JMT Company, completed final design for a 3.8-mile urban roadway widening project in the Austin, TX metro area.

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Brighton Dam Underwater Inspection and Sonar Imaging

JMT completed a full underwater inspection and measured silt levels at a Maryland dam.

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