Joe Tom Wood, P.E., specializes in the engineering analyses associated with changes of water rights, plans for augmentation, and water supply/water demand analyses. He has more than 30 years of experience in water resources engineering, the far majority of which have been in the State of Colorado. He has performed engineering analyses necessary to change numerous irrigation water rights to other uses, including municipal, domestic, and industrial uses. Throughout his career, Joe Tom has provided the primary engineering for over thirty plans for augmentation in the South Platte, Colorado, Arkansas, and Rio Grande River Basins. In addition to providing water rights engineering for applicants, he also works to protect clients’ water rights by analyzing the effects of changes of water rights and plans for augmentation proposed by others.
Joe Tom is licensed to practice engineering in the State of Colorado. In addition, he has been qualified as an expert in the Water Courts for Water Division I, II, III and IV, the United States Court of Claims, and the United States 10th District Court. He is also designated as an Engineering Expert Witness (EXW) by the American Council of Engineering Companies
- M.S. Civil Engineering (Hydrology), Stanford University, 1969
- B.S. General Engineering, Stanford University, 1968