Steve Klein

Steve Klein

Steve has more than four decades of experience in water resources management, stormwater management, and hydrologic and hydraulic analysis for municipalities, counties, and watershed districts. He has served as the lead or support engineer for more than a dozen watershed management organizations in Minnesota and South Dakota. In these roles, his work has involved rural and urban water resources planning, watershed planning, hazardous waste cleanup, erosion control, water quality enhancement, wetland mitigation, park development, and facilitation of public meetings. An expert in flood control and mitigation, Steve has extensive experience designing dikes, levees, and other control structures. He has also served as a technical expert and forensic advisor on litigation matters involving water resources, flooding, infrastructure failures, construction practices, wet basements, and foundation problems.



Vice President
Senior Civil Engineer


Professional Hydrologist

Professional Engineer (FL, IA, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, TX, WI, AB)


MBA, Business Administration, University of St. Thomas

MS, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435
Phone: +1 952-832-2809

Related projects

Retrofit design for a city-campus parking lot
Flood-control modeling and system upgrades in urban neighborhoods
Earthen embankments reduce flooding and sediment loading in rural creek