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Don Richard

Vice President, Senior Civil Engineer

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Don Richard has three decades of experience in civil and environmental engineering including treating wastewater and impacted groundwater from a variety of sources. He has managed numerous site investigation and remediation projects for soil, sediment, and groundwater to enhance and restore natural environments or promote redevelopment. Don has directed numerous projects involving petroleum-release response actions; served as a senior technical resource for the evaluation, pilot testing, design, and installation of treatment technologies at contaminated sites; and managed the investigation and remediation of contaminated sediments in lakes, rivers, and wetlands. The primary focus of his PhD research was the biological transformation of inorganic and organic contaminants during the natural remediation of groundwater at a former manufactured gas plant site.


(952) 832-2732


Professional Engineer (IA, MI, MN)

service area lead

remedial design


PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

MS, Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600
Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-2277