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William Alspach

Professional Engineer, PE, CPESC
Woodland Park, CO
719.660.1259

Biography

Bill Alspach has over 34 years of experience in the engineering, construction and water resource fields.  Bill is a lifelong outdoor enthusiast, an experienced mountaineer, hiker, cyclist, snowshoer, XC & downhill skier, and OHV user.  He has led engineering organizations and managed complex design and construction project while serving as the Director of Public Works for the City of Woodland Park, Colorado, as a senior engineer/project manager for national A/E firms and as a US Army Corps of Engineers Officer. At the United States Military Academy, he was an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, taught hydrology and hydraulics, served as the Associate Director of the Civil Engineering Research Center and coached for the Academy’s cycling team.

Bill has extensive experience working with municipal governments, both State and Federal agencies and all Department of Defense organizations.  He has served on the Colorado State Parks, OHV Subcommittee and has also served on the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments Transportation Advisory Committee, Air Quality Technical Committee, and Fountain Creek Technical Advisory Committee.

Professional Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer (PE), CO
  • Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC)

Education

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Montana State University, 1979 (Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi)
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1989 (Hydraulics & Water Resources)

Specialized Training & Experience

  • Project Management 
  • Pavements & Surfacing Management
  • Low Impact Development 
  • Fluvial Geomorphology
  • Erosion & Sediment Control 
  • Bridge Scour

Publications

“Hydrology and Erosion Study, United States Air Force Academy, Kettle Creek Basin,” International Erosion Control Association, Conference Proceedings, 2003.

Awards

  • ACEC Excellence Award, Kettle Creek Watershed Study
  • Humanitarian Service Medal, Northwest Wildland Fire Fighting