M.S. – Civil Engineering – Colorado State University – 1981
B.S. – Civil & Environmental Engineering – University of Colorado Boulder – 1976
During his 30 year career as an engineer, Mr. Ault has managed a wide variety of engineering projects ranging in scope from feasibility studies to large scale dam and reservoir design. His areas of expertise include water rights, water resources engineering, surface and groundwater hydrology, river basin operation studies, hydraulic design, and dam design.
Mr. Ault has been active in the planning and design of municipal, agricultural, and domestic water supplies. In the water rights and water resources engineering fields, the types of projects managed by Mr. Ault have included surface and groundwater hydrology studies, water rights analyses, water quality analyses, financial and economic feasibility studies for water rights, reservoir operations studies, computer modeling of river systems, and groundwater modeling.
Mr. Ault has provided expert witness testimony in water rights litigation and other water resource related litigation, as well as general consultation to municipal water users, private water users, water and sanitation districts, ditch companies, and water user’s associations.
In the civil engineering field, Mr. Ault has managed a large variety of feasibility studies, preliminary designs, final designs, and construction engineering for pipelines, open channel canals, spillways, dams, reservoirs, pump stations, and a variety of hydraulic structures. In combination with his water rights experience, the civil design experience has been applied successfully to the development of numerous raw water supply systems for a variety of water users.