Expertise

The hydraulics group at the Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL) specializes in providing hydraulic structures physical and computational modeling as design tools for engineers and water managers. Testing and calibrating hydraulic appurtenances in the laboratory and on site provide water users with accurate data which improve system designs and save dollars. The hydraulics group at the UWRL specializes in developing robust, reliable water management strategies and providing solutions to water problems. Services are backed up with a record of success in making recommendations to reduce cost, increase safety and improve effectiveness of existing and proposed hydraulic structures and designs. The hydraulics group at the UWRL utilizes experience in negotiations, engineering communications, reporting, training and follow-up support to fulfill each engineering problem. Specialties include the following:


Contact Information

Steven L. Barfuss, MS
Phone: (435) 797-3214
Email: steve.barfuss@usu.edu

Dr. Michael C. Johnson
Phone: (435) 797-3176
Email: michael.johnson@usu.edu

Dr. Blake P. Tullis
Phone: (435) 797-3194
Email: blake.tullis@usu.edu