Hans Arnett

Group Manager - Water Resources

Hans is a surface water hydrologist with 31 years of hydrology experience in Alaska. He has a broad technical background in hydrology, hydraulics, fluvial geomorphology, and stream restoration. Hans’s experience includes hydrologic and hydraulic investigations and analysis; flood studies; river erosion control and training structure analysis and design; water surface profile modeling; bridge, culvert, and low water crossing hydraulic analyses; culvert fish passage analyses; stream relocation design; stream channel restoration; stream valley reclamation; feasibility studies; bridge and buried pipeline scour analyses; storm water studies; stream discharge measurements; and stream gaging.

Hans out in the snow covered mountains.
B.S. Geology, Montana State University
M.S. Geology, University of Alaska Fairbanks
American Water Resources Association
Industry Experience
31 years
  • What places are on your travel bucket list?
    Icaria, Greece; Stone Mountain Provincial Park, B.C., Canada; Jasper and Banff National Parks; Alberta, Canada; and the French Pyrenees.
  • What are you most likely doing on the weekends?
    Skiing, hiking, biking, running, playing music, cooking or reading.
  • What is a fun fact few people know about you?
    I'm an award-winning poet.
  • When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
    An astronaut.
  • What is one skill you are currently working on?
    Guitar playing.
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