Kenneth Vigil, PE, LEED AP
Northwest Environmental Hydrology Leader

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As vice president and Northwest Environmental Hydrology leader, Ken directs our growing team toward science-based solutions in watershed management and restoration. With practical knowledge of interconnected physical and ecological systems and processes, Ken and his team provide a comprehensive, integrated approach to complex water and natural resource projects, where input from several disciplines is essential.

Ken brings more than 30 years of experience as a water resources and environmental engineer. He applies engineering principles to projects ranging from hydrology and hydraulics, stream and floodplain restoration, to fish passage design, stormwater and wastewater system planning and water quality modeling. His expertise and hands-on approach is valued by clients in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon. Ken’s award-winning work on the Colewort Creek Wetland Restoration and the Miami Wetland Enhancement has been recognized by the Oregon Department of State Lands.

Ken holds a Masters in environmental engineering and a Bachelor of Science in civil and environmental engineering from Utah State University. He is a licensed civil engineer in the states of Oregon and Washington. He previously served on the Hydrology and Hydraulics Advisory Committee of Clean Water Services, the Stormwater Advisory Committee of the City of Portland, and is Past President of River Restoration Northwest. Ken is an active member of the Water Environment Federation.