Ms. Kristina (Tina) Cydzik is a Civil Engineer specializing in the investigation of a broad range of problems related to water. She has significant experience developing plans to mitigate natural hazards, assessing the root cause of water-related incidents, and developing strategic plans for water and land management. She conducts studies of water diversion, land use change, floods, alluvial fan flooding, erosion, water availability, post-fire watershed damages, debris flows, water allocation, and water consumption. She also investigates the failure of infrastructure, including dams, levees, debris basins, and flood control channels.
In international and domestic contexts, Ms. Cydzik works with stakeholder groups and facilitates and mediates discussions to identify strategies for managing water resources problems. She has particular experience evaluating the hydrology of arid and semi-arid regions all over the world, including the Southwestern United States and the Middle East. She has served as a consultant to international governments to develop strategic plans for water management, infrastructure investment, and negotiation of water rights for international (transboundary) rivers. Ms. Cydzik is passionate about working with people to find collaborative and innovative solutions to managing water scarcity and protecting water quality.
Ms. Cydzik is a Senior Consultant at Engineering Systems Inc. (ESI) and serves as the Regional Operations Manager of the firm’s Irvine, California office. ESI provides engineering and scientific investigation services throughout the United States and around the world to address technical problems across numerous disciplines.