HydroCycle’s principal engineer, Tim Ormond, P.E. has over two decades experience as a civil engineer and project manager specializing in water resources and environmental engineering, with a focus on hydrology, stormwater management, low impact development, and floodplain management.  Tim's broad technical experience ranges from regional level planning and computer modeling to detailed engineering and design.  While working for a multi-national consulting firm for fourteen years, Tim served as the lead engineer and project manager on over 50 complex, multi-discipline water resources and environmental projects throughout the United States, including innovative stormwater projects in the Lake Tahoe watershed, which has some of the most stringent water quality protection standards in the nation. 

In addition to holding a B.S. degree in civil engineering, Tim earned an M.S. degree in water resources engineering.  He has pursued continuing education in sustainable design principles, low impact and natural  approaches to stormwater management, permaculture design, rainwater harvesting, stream assessment and stream restoration.   Tim is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Massachusetts, and California and is a member of the American Water Resources Association as well as the Chi Epsilon and Tau Beta Pi engineering honor societies.

Tim has published and presented technical papers at regional and national professional conferences on a range of water resources topics, as well as a two-part series on sustainable water management in Western North Carolina for the Asheville Citizen-Times.  Tim founded HydroCycle Engineering as a professional engineering firm which honors the triple bottom line of environmental, social, and economic responsibility.  HydroCycle’s goal is to serve communities by delivering innovative, sustainable, cost-effective engineering solutions within a professional environment built upon the values of human dignity and compassion.  HydroCycle Engineering proudly serves clients throughout the Southern Appalachian region and beyond.

Tim Ormond, P.E., Owner and Principal