Art Kalmes

Art Kalmes

Art has more than three decades of experience in water resources and civil engineering, including projects involving hydrology and hydraulics, flood control, floodplain management, streams and rivers, stormwater management, and civil engineering design. He has managed more than 100 natural resources and stormwater projects, conducted over 70 floodway and floodplain evaluations, and modeled and designed more than 50 stormwater management facilities. He has also designed, analyzed, and inspected numerous levees, dams, and tailings basins and participated in environment assessment, review, and permitting projects related to groundwater, wetlands, water quality, and landfills.



Vice President
Senior Civil Engineer


Certified Floodplain Manager

Professional Engineer (MN)


MS, Civil Engineering, University of Missouri - Columbia

BS, Agricultural Engineering, Iowa State University


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435
Phone: +1 952-832-2990

Related projects

Dam safety consultations for SaskPower
Mine closure and reclamation
Flood forecast mapping for city's emergency response and planning efforts