Dawson & Associates is the nation’s premier firm for resolving complex challenges involving Federal water resources and environmental regulatory policy and procedures. Unique in its scope and capabilities, Dawson & Associates’ decades of successful leadership in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the EPA, the Department of the Interior, the United States Congress, and the Office of Management and Budget produce unmatched knowledge, experience and relationships. Find out more about us and then contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.



President Reagan signing the Water Resources Development Act of 1986.  Our founder Bob Dawson, who helped negotiate the bill on Capitol Hill, is fourth from the right.
Federal water policy: Lessons from WRDA ‘86
In 1986, Congress and President Reagan agreed on a dramatic change to the Federal system...

D&A welcomes Senior Advisor Mike Ensch
Dawson welcomes Mike Ensch, former Operations & Regulatory Chief at the Army Corps of Engineers
Dawson & Associates is delighted to welcome Mike Ensch, who oversaw Section 10 and Section...

Merdith “Bo” Temple, former Acting Commanding General of the Army Corps of Engineers, joined our team in 2012. We’re honored to present his 2014 Parcel-Sverdrup Leadership Lecture to the American Society of Civil Engineers. For a transcript of the speech, please click here.