Apr 05, 2017

Christopher Johnson Joins Dewberry

New principal engineer to be based in Virginia

christopher johnson, dewberry, engineer

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced that Christopher Johnson, P.E., has been hired as a principal engineer in the firm’s Virginia Beach, Va., office.

In his new role, Johnson is responsible for the management of sewer and water projects in the Hampton Roads area. He has extensive experience in replacement, rehabilitation, and maintenance of sanitary sewer facilities, gravity and pressure pipelines, and water pipelines. Additionally, his comprehensive knowledge includes pump hydraulics for sanitary sewer systems, sewer condition assessments, storm water management and erosion, and sediment control plan review.

Johnson previously worked as an engineer for the Virginia Beach Department of Public Utilities. While in this role, he served as a project manager for the Design and Construction Bureau and was responsible for construction in progress and engineering design projects with a total value of nearly $12 million per year. Johnson also was highly involved in the development and innovation of the department’s Pump Station Program, which included more than 400 pump stations.

Johnson earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Old Dominion University and is vice-chair for the Virginia Water Environment Assn./American Water Works Assn.’s annual WaterJam conference.

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