CDM Smith is a privately owned engineering and construction firm providing legendary client service and smart solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy, and facilities. Passionate about our work and invested in each other, we are inspired to think and driven to solve the world's environmental and infrastructure challenges. We deliver integrated solutions across water, transportation, environment, and energy & facilities. We apply technical excellence and unmatched client service to deliver integrated, smart, and complete solutions. We work closely with our clients to determine the best delivery method to match their goals. Whether consulting for a big decision or serving as the single point of responsibility for a major design-build-operate facility, our commitment to client service and technical excellence is the same.
Since our inception in 1947, CDM Smith has been actively involved in the planning, inspection, evaluation, design, construction, operation, and management of dams and reservoirs. Our extensive experience has afforded us the opportunity to work on some of the world’s most challenging projects. Our engineers provide engineering services for water supply dams, flood control dams and levees, water management structures, hydroelectric power dams, residue storage facilities, and ecosystem restoration. We are a leader in providing innovative, sustainable solutions, including safety inspections for dams and levees; embankment and RCC dam and levee design; planning and permitting; emergency action plans and inundation mapping; risk-informed decision making; and construction management.