IWR inducts alumni into Distinguished Gallery of Employees
ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (Aug. 11, 2022) The Institute of Water Resources (IWR), a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Field Operating Activity, has bestowed its highest honor to nine alumni by inducting them into the IWR Class of 2022 Distinguished Gallery of Employees, to include Robert D. Carl. Pictured: IWR Director, Joe Manous (left) and Robert Carl (right). Mr. Carl's contributions set the standard for plan formulation and evaluation. While at HEC, Bob developed several water management programs related to data management and display to include CHANOP for modeling Florida’s Kissimmee River basin; HEC-PRM for prescriptive reservoir modeling of the Missouri and Columbia River basins and California’s water system; and HEC-FDA (Flood Damage Assessment) software for evaluating flood damage reduction plans. As lead developer of HEC-FDA, Robert developed the primary USACE tool for evaluating billions of dollars in flood risk management investment decisions. Mr. Carl was an innovative engineer and software developer who helped establish the excellent reputation of the Hydrologic Engineer Center. (Courtesy)

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