Alana Shewan is a Senior Engineer based in Knight Piésold’s Vancouver office. She is civil engineer with a master’s degree in hydrotechnical engineering from the University of British Columbia specializing in open channel flow hydraulics, geomorphology, and fish habitat. She has 12 years of experience providing hydrotechnical support for the mining and hydroelectric sectors. Alana is a registered professional engineer in BC, Alberta, and the Yukon.
Her areas of expertise include surface water management, hydrodynamic modelling, dam breach and inundation studies, hydrology, water balance modelling, and fish habitat design. Alana has been involved in the design of water management systems, tailings dam breach assessments, baseline studies, environmental impact assessments, and permitting for many diverse projects during her career at Knight Piésold.