Peter Baril, P.E.


Peter is a Principal and Senior Hydrologic Engineer in GZA’s Water Services Group.  At the corporate level, he is the Lead for GZA’s Dams & Water Resources Technical Practice Group.  He has over 34 years of consulting experience (the last 27 with GZA) in the areas of groundwater, surface water hydrology, and hydraulics. 

His areas of specialized expertise are in the fields of dam safety, flood control, and water resources engineering.  Many of his projects deal with conceptual and final designs of  hydraulic structures associated with minimizing risk of failure and loss of life.   He has been an independent expert reviewer and value engineering team member on several high-profile infrastructure rehabilitation projects for the City of New York and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.