Eric Strecker is a Senior Principal Water Resources Engineer based in Oregon with more than 30 years of experience focused on the design, monitoring, and evaluation of stormwater best management practices (BMPs) and the development of major project and watershed master plans.
Eric has provided technical direction and assistance to public and private sector clients in stormwater master planning, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting, total maximum daily loads (TMDLs), Endangered Species Act compliance, contaminated sediment source control, and surface water pollution assessment and control.
Eric earned the 2003 Civil Engineering State-of-the-Art Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers for his work on BMP technology applications. In 2012, he was named a Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE) by eminence, an accreditation bestowed by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES). Eric has authored or co-authored more than 60 publications on stormwater planning, low impact development approaches, and the effectiveness of BMP technologies addressing contaminated sediment source controls as well as salmon and Endangered Species Act water quality requirements.
To advance the state of the practice, Eric conducts applied national and local research studies for the U.S. EPA, the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, the Water Environment Research Foundation, and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program, as well as for state and local research efforts. With his colleagues, he established the international stormwater BMP database hosted at www.bmpdatabase.org.