People

russ.gaston@otak.com
EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science,
Civil Engineering
(Washington State University)

ACCREDITATIONS

Professional Engineer

Russ Gaston, PE
Russ Gaston, PE
Principal | Director of Water and Natural Resources

Russ directs the water and natural resources staff and has 29 years of engineering experience. He specializes in leading multidisciplinary teams on watershed and basin studies to assess and restore habitat, improve water quality, enhance sediment management and reduce flooding problems. Russ has a long and successful history of overseeing the implementation of capital improvement program projects, which have been defined in his studies and taken from design through construction. His design experience includes award-winning stream restoration projects, drainage infrastructure improvements, stream and wetland habitat restoration, stream and ravine channel stabilization and surface water best management practices for site development and transportation projects.