cbec specializes in eco engineering for the water resources industry. We focus on floodplain and channel management, fluvial and tidal wetland rehabilitation, and green urban stormwater.

cbec’s mission is to develop innovative, multi-benefit solutions in water resources engineering that improve the health of the natural environment while also meeting the needs of humanity.

cbec has a diverse range of staff highly experienced in these areas, with innovative and holistic approaches to solving problems. We currently have eight professional Civil Engineers, three staff trained to PhD level and twelve staff trained to Masters level.

our eco engineering disciplines

our eco engineering service areas

environmental rehabilitation

environmental rehabilitation

studying, enhancing, and protecting our water-dependent ecosystems


watershed assessments

characterizing basin processes, understanding impacts, and developing rehabilitation opportunities

climate change

climate change analytical services

anticipating and mitigating for changing hydrology

flood risk management

sustainable flood risk management

understanding the natural and beneficial functions of floodplains to manage flood risk where human and natural systems intersect

slowing the flow

slowing the flow

sustainable stormwater management for our urban areas

technical trainer

public outreach, facilitation, and stakeholder involvement

communicating complex problems and developing multi-objective solutions by facilitating collaborative environments

remote controlled surveying and monitoring

cbec use Drones (or Unmanned Aerial Systems – UASs) and remote controlled (RC) boats to enhance and improve efficiency for project data collection.

post-fire hydrologic hazard assessments

assessing the physical impacts of fire on watershed hydrology to identify areas of high risk and make recommendations for long term ecological rehabilitation

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