Water Resources


Thomas & Hutton has an extensive history of performing stormwater management services to clients throughout the southeastern United States.  Our comprehensive engineering approach allows us to provide cost-effective solutions for proper surface water drainage during storm events.  Our team of surveyors, engineers, hydrologists, and GIS specialists provide state-of-the-art technological services for small, medium, and large-scale projects.  We utilize GIS data, analytical tools, and spatio-temporal reasoning to assist clients throughout all phases of a project.  Through careful master planning, Thomas & Hutton can develop automated processes to establish precise up-to-date maps and data for the planning and design phases.   

Scope of Services 

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Riverine & Coastal Studies
  • Site Specific Stormwater Studies
  • Scour Studies
  • Stormwater Inventory/GIS Database Preparation
  • Watershed Management Planning
  • Base Flood Elevation Determination
  • Hydrologic & Hydraulic Analysis
  • Community Consulting
  • GIS Integrated FEMA Analysis & Mapping
  • Letter of Map Revision/Letter of Map Amendments
  • Stormwater Capital Improvement Projects
  • Canal/Riverine Improvements
  • Hydrologic/Hydraulic Modeling
  • Storm Drainage System Remediation Rehabilitation
  • Storm Drainage System Maintenance Planning
  • Stormwater Master Plans


Thomas & Hutton can provide master planning and implementation of constructed systems and consultation on water projects. Our solutions are customized and designed to effectively manage your project’s specific requirements. We utilize functional applications and creates cost-effective and technology appropriate solutions.  Our understanding of current codes and regulations, FEMA flood zones, wetland issues, soil conditions, and our ability to maintain long-term relationships with regulatory agencies allows Thomas & Hutton to expedite the design process and create successful projects.

Scope of Services

  • Community Involvement and Public Meetings
  • Construction Administration
  • Control Systems
  • Desalination Systems
  • Design/Build
  • Distribution System Design
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Flow Metering and Instrumentation System
  • Funding Assistance
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Groundwater Supply and Treatment Design:
  • Aeration, Aquifer Wells, Chemical Feeding, Filtration, Membrane Filtration, Reverse Osmosis
  • Horizontal Directional Drilling and Jack & Bore
  • Hydraulic Modeling
  • Irrigation
  • Master Plans
  • Operator Training
  • Permitting Assistance
  • Pipeline Assessment and Rehabilitation
  • Pumping System Design and Analysis
  • Start-up Services
  • Storage Tank Design and Inspection
  • Structural Design
  • Surface Water Supply and Treatment:
  • Chemical Feeding, Chlorination, Disinfectants/Oxidants, Granular Activated Carbon, Membrane Filtration, Raw Water Pumping, Reservoirs, Storage
  • Transmission System Design
  • Water Conservation Plans
  • Water Treatment Design

Meet the Water Resources Team

Beaufort County, South Carolina Water Resources Master Plan