Ian Paton

President / Senior Water Resources Engineer
Wright Water Engineers, Inc.

Ian Paton brings 20 years engineering experience in modeling, erosion and sediment control and specializes in receiving water impacts to Forester University. Paton is a senior engineer with Wright Water Engineers (Denver, CO) with experience involving hydrologic analysis and modeling, drainage engineering, fate and mobility of contaminants in surface water and groundwater, permitting, and coordination with regulatory agencies. Paton is a Registered Professional Engineer and holds an M.S. in Civil Engineering and a B.S. in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Paton’s most recent wildfire-related experience includes the Hydrologic Modeling of the Fourmile Canyon and the Manitou Springs Williams Canyon Project following the historic Waldo Canyon Fire in 2012.