SWUA has a sediment structure and hydropower plant in the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon that was very old, dilapidated, and starting to fail.View Project
The Willard Bay State Park wanted to improve the area around one of their irrigation ponds.View Project
Franson Civil was hired by the Utah Division of Water Resources (DWRe) to design the relocation of the outlet works for the rehabilitation of the dam and spillway at Millsite Reservoir, which is located in Ferron, Utah. There are several aspects of this elaborate and substantial multi-year project that have required and continue to require excellent service. First, we completed the project design phase. We are now working full-time to provide Utah DWRe with on-site field engineering oversight and construction management.View Project
The Welby Jacob Canal Water Efficiency Project was a collaborative effort to improve water efficiency in Salt Lake County and Utah County. Designed to help conserve water in these counties, this project consisted of the installation of 75 measurement structures with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) equipment along the Welby Jacob Canal system.View Project
Franson Civil Engineers designed a new diversion for the Little Cottonwood Brown Ditch System in order to rehabilitate the diversion dam and stop significant water loss.View Project
Franson Civil Engineers assisted Cove Waterworks in rehabilitating the entire collection area of Atkins Spring to eliminate the surface water influence. Our design utilized source water protection measures such as fencing and the installation of a geomembrane protective layer.View Project
Franson Civil formed and worked with a Technical Advisory Committee to provide alternatives to Crockett Avenue Irrigation and Distribution, Inc. to accommodate their evolving water needs. Our team determined that the most beneficial alternative was to build a complete pressure irrigation system. Environmental and financial analysis will continue as the project progresses.View Project
Franson Civil was asked to design a plan to rehabilitate the Weber River Diversion Structure, which included designing improvements for the fish channel and ladder and coordinating with a total of eleven companies and entities during the project.View Project
We assisted Woodruff Irrigating Company (WIC) in rehabilitating their Birch Creek Dam. We worked with WIC on all aspects of project including design, bid process, funding, contractor selection, and in-kind contributions.View Project
Through our partnership with Franson Civil Engineers, we created a project with long-lasting value for our citizens… they provided excellent service by engineering a design to reduce construction time and save costs… our concerns and needs were always at the forefront of Franson’s work… they have been a great partner… I highly recommend Franson Civil Engineers.
As President of Franson Civil Engineers, Eric leads the firm in maintaining our reputation for high professional standards in quality control and client satisfaction.
As an experienced Project Manager, Layne is known for successfully leading challenging projects, specifically those with technical and environmental compliance issues.
Chad Brown has been with Franson Civil for 15 years and is an experienced Project Manager. He’s helped grow the Logan office by leading several projects in northern Utah. He has a broad experience of water resource projects, including dams and diversion structures, irrigation and canal systems, city sewer and culinary water systems, water storage tanks, hydropower, and more.
Jay Franson founded Franson Civil Engineers in 1989 and subsequently worked tirelessly to build our reputation as the best water resources engineering firm in Utah.