Idaho Water Engineering LLC, a veteran-owned small business, was founded in 2009 by David R. Tuthill, Jr.. Dave brings 33 years of experience from the Idaho Department of Water Resources including two years as Director. Mr. Hal N. Anderson joined Dave as a Managing Partner in 2010. Hal has 30 years of experience with the Idaho Department of Water Resources and the Idaho Water Resource Board. Since 1999 until his retirement in 2010, Mr. Anderson functioned as Executive Director for the Idaho Water Resource Board.

Management

Founder of Idaho Water Engineering, LLC

Dave Tuthill has worked in the field of water resources throughout his adulthood. During the period from January 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009, he served as Director of the Idaho Department of Water Resources…

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Managing Partner, Idaho Water Engineering LLC

Hal Anderson began his Idaho career in 1975 at the University of Idaho in the College of Natural Resources (CNR), after completing a four year tour of duty in the U.S. Air Force. Hal was on staff at CNR…

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Administration and Finance Director

Anita Warntjes has had a long and distinguished career with the administrative aspects of water resources. During her 34 year career with the Idaho Department of Water Resources she served as Administrative Assistant…

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Water Rights & Distribution

Eastern Idaho Manager

Ernie grew up on a family farm in Rigby, Idaho, where much of his summers were spent with shovel in hand flood irrigating. In 1972 he graduated from Boise State College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology…

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Special Projects Manager

Ronald D. Carlson was the third child in a family of two boys and two girls born to Ruth (Cederberg) and Wally Carlson. He grew up on an irrigated farm near Firth, Idaho. During his years on the family farm…

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North Idaho Manager

Bob Haynes is an Idaho native. He received a BS(AgE) in 1966 and a MS(AgE) in 1969 from the University of Idaho. He has been a registered professional engineer in Idaho since 1972. He worked for the Idaho Department…

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Automation, Water Measurement, & Hydrology

Ecohydrologist and Instrument Developer

Jim is a widely known ecohydrologist and instrument developer, with installed projects from Florida to Canada. Jim is an employee of IWE and maintains a part time assignment as faculty at the Desert Research Institute…

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Hydrogeologist

Ken started his geology career in 1975 at West Virginia University when he switched from being a Forestry major to a Geology major. He graduated in 1979 from WVU and proceeded to the University of Idaho to study carbonate…

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Water Measurement & Automation Engineer

Steve Lipscomb spent 32 years as a hydraulic engineer and hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Idaho, Alaska, California, Virginia, and various international locations. He earned a BS in Civil Engineering from…

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Water Quality & Stream Channel Protection

Stream Channel Protection Manager

Erv Ballou spent a distinguished career at the Idaho Department of Water Resources, specializing in the field of stream channel protection and serving as the Statewide Coordinator of the Stream Channel Protection program during the…

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Regulatory Analyst

Mark retired from the Idaho Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2010. His EPA career was marked by a diversity of program experience, challenging projects, and experience as a Section Chief in the Idaho office. Mark managed…

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Project Evaluation & Support

Project Manager & Agricultural Expert

Douglas Jones is a third generation Idaho farmer. Jones farmed in Southern Idaho in a family operation with his father and brother until 2005 when he was recruited to join Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar, HC&S, in Maui Hawaii as Vice…

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Project Advisor

Phil Rassier is a 1975 graduate of the University of Idaho College of Law. From 1976 to 2010 Phil was a deputy attorney general with the Natural Resources Division of the Idaho Attorney General’s Office. Phil served as the senior deputy attorney…

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Environmental Assessment

Regulatory Analyst

Mark retired from the Idaho Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2010. His EPA career was marked by a diversity of program experience, challenging projects, and experience as a Section Chief in the Idaho office. Mark managed…

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Botany and Water Recreation Expert

Roger earned his PhD in botany at the University of Montana in 1984. He retired from a 35 year career as the Idaho Bureau of Land Management state botanist 7 years ago, but continues to serve on graduate faculty committees at Idaho universities…

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Fishery Expert

Rick Williams is a fisheries ecologist and Research Associate in the Department of Biology at The College of Idaho. His research and consulting activities focus on the conservation of native steelhead, redband, and cutthroat trout in…

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