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498 Seventh Ave, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10018

(212) 539-7000

Kate Naughton, PE, CFM

Senior Principal Engineer

Kate has expertise in a wide range of dam, levee, and reservoir projects. She’s developed or updated emergency action plans (EAPs) for nearly 100 dams, including dozens of high-hazard dams. Her hydraulic and hydrologic analyses have shaped the designs of dams in Maryland, North Carolina, and Georgia. Kate also develops and leads dam safety training sessions and emergency drills and manages essential communications with clients and regulators. She’s a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM), as well as a frequent presenter for the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO). In 2022, Kate received ASDSO’s Young Professional of the Year award for her many contributions to ASDSO and her field.

Areas of Expertise
Dam safety
Dam engineering
Water resources
Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
Emergency action planning and inundation mapping
Water supply studies and master planning
Regulatory compliance
Levee safety
Professional Activities
Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO)
U.S. Society on Dams (USSD)
Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM)
BS, Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware Honors College
Professional Engineer (PE)
Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM)