Dawn Pilcher, PE, RPLS
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University
Dawn has 24 years of experience in civil engineering with emphasis on design, specifications, and construction of engineered hydraulics and hydrologic projects, including drainage-ways, large scale freshwater conveyance, delivery, and accounting systems, and flood impact analysis and mitigation. While serving as the Manger of Engineering for the Lower Neches Valley Authority (LNVA), Dawn gained expertise in statewide, long-range water planning, basin-wide water availability modeling, and reservoir operations, and an intimate knowledge of Texas surface water rights law and surface water rights analysis and permitting. During her tenure with LNVA she was also directly responsible for a wide variety of raw surface water management and conveyance projects from conception through commissioning, including all phases of project development, feasibility analysis, detailed design, contract management, construction inspection, and operational plan development. During the March 2016 Sabine River flood and 2017 Hurricane Harvey, she served as the lead hydrologist for a consortium of Orange County petrochemical facilities.