Founded in 2001, Watercourse Engineering, Inc. has completed over 150 projects in the field of water resources planning and management, including flow and water quality assessments. Located in Davis, California, we maintain close ties with the University of California, as well as various federal, state, and local agencies. Ninety percent of our professional staff have graduate degrees and over half are licensed engineers in the state of California. Watercourse has a solid reputation for providing detailed scientific studies, seeking to improve the understanding of water quality conditions in aquatic systems, and working cooperatively with stakeholders, agencies, and other scientists.


Integrity, initiative, diligence, and accountability, along with teamwork and communication, are integral parts of the company culture at Watercourse. We constantly strive to learn, improve, and embrace change as a team and as individual professionals. At Watercourse, we take pride in extending these values to our clients, and are committed to working with our clients in a collaborative setting to provide science-based solutions.


Watercourse is a certified:

  • State of California Small Business,
  • California Department of Transportation Minority Business Enterprise (MBE),
  • Federal Small Business Association HUBzone Business, and
  • Small Business by several local cities and counties.

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