Eric J. Franson, P.E.


Eric J. Franson, P.E.

The experience Eric Franson has gained includes all aspects of consulting engineering from the initial planning stages through funding, pre-design, and ultimately through construction review. The ability to see a project through the entire process has allowed Eric to be a more effective project manager. It has also provided Eric with the skills and experience in assuring the quality of a project to ensure that all facilities are engineered and designed in accordance with established engineering criteria.

He has been a project manager over several water-related projects including pressurized irrigation systems, water storage tanks, spring rehabilitation, culinary water systems, and earth-fill dam rehabilitation. Eric has designed, bid, and supervised construction over numerous water-related projects.

Experience gained over the years also includes master planning, feasibility report preparation, water rights evaluations, preparation of cost estimates, funding acquisition, contract administration, agency coordination, preparation of contract documents and specifications, and preparation of water management and conservation plans.

Mr. Franson has successfully coordinated with numerous agencies in regards to meeting standards, obtaining funding, crossing right-of-ways, and obtaining project approval.

In 2010, Eric began serving as a member of the American Fork City Planning Commission.

Jay W. Franson, P.E.


Jay W. Franson, P.E.

Jay Franson has worked for nearly four decades in the water resources arena. His experience embraces a full spectrum of technical abilities from planning, project economics and financing to permitting, design, and project operation. Mr. Franson's knowledge and experience in creating win-win situations within institutional frameworks is widely recognized.

Projects include agricultural and irrigation, flood control, municipal, canals & related structures, pipelines, diversion structures, dams, groundwater, environmental compliance, formation of water conservancy districts, water management, hydropower, and water supply studies.

Jay has had major roles on several extremely large and controversial projects including the Central Arizona Project and the Central Utah Project. As the Mayor of Highland City from 2006-2010, he obtained personal experience in managing the needs of a rural community. Prior to serving as mayor, Jay served as president of the Highland Water Company for 13 years, where he was responsible for the operation of a complete water system including five wells and 90 miles of pipeline. He also served as a member of the Utah Drinking Water Board for 9 years.

His credentials and reputation were recognized by his peers in 2007 as ACEC-Utah's Engineer of the Year and in 2009 from the Utah Chapter of AWRA for Outstanding Service.