Tennessee Floodplain Management Conference // July 31 – August 2, 2019

23 / July / 2019

Chattanooga, TN - Ben Zoeller will present at the upcoming Tennessee Floodplain Management Conference on hydraulic modeling in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Zoeller’s presentation “Two-Dimensional Hydraulic Modeling for Bridge Design” (Engineering & Technology Track) will uncover challenges associated with a project site during the early planning stage and how hydraulic modeling allows the project team to select methodologies and tools that mitigate budget, schedule and technical risks during study and design stages. This presentation will aslo reveal the challenges associated with evaluating the hydraulic performance of multiple bridges in a coastal marshland environment and describes the methodologies and tools used to arrive at realistic solutions.

The presentation takes place on Thursday, August 1, in Plaza C.

Barge has a dedicated water resources team with extensive experience in hydrology and hydraulics (H&H) modeling and analysis. We serve as a trusted partner for many clients throughout the southeast including utilities, federal agencies, private industries, and municipalities. With knowledge and experience using a variety of tools and software, Barge can select and implement the solutions that are most appropriate for the project and aligned with the client’s expectations and end use.

The Barge water resources team capabilities include watershed modeling, inflow development, hydraulic model development and calibration, and water supply studies.


Ben Zoeller is a Project Manager in the firm’s Environment & Water Resources Business Unit. He is a Certified Floodplain Manager and a licensed Professional Engineer in Tennessee and Alabama. Ben earned his Civil Engineering degree from University of Tennessee-Knoxville.