Water Resources Project Planning & Development 

David Miller & Associates, Inc. is a highly experienced multidisciplinary consulting firm specializing in water resource and environmental infrastructure planning, formulation, financing, and implementation. 

Headquartered in a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C., DMA serves Federal, state, local, and private clients throughout the United States.

For over 20 years, DMA has provided our non-Federal and Federal clients across the country with unparalleled experience in water resources project development. DMA recognizes the challenges faced by public resource managers in promoting environmentally sustainable development in order to stimulate economic activity, while protecting and restoring the natural environment.  Developing sound and viable water resource development projects requires a keen understanding of technical, political, economic and financial objectives and constraints.  DMA’s extensive professional and management experience enables our firm to offer a unique service to our non-federal and federal clients that integrates the interdisciplinary skills needed to formulate and select innovative approaches to water resources development projects that maximize project benefits and outputs, while minimizing project costs and environmental issues.
DMA’s highly trained and experienced staff provides a broad range of technical expertise.  Our staff and its consultants hold advanced degrees and have professional backgrounds in water resources planning and engineering, resource economics, biology, geography, environmental analysis and planning, landscape architecture, sociology, finance, civil and environmental engineering, geomorphology, decision sciences, mathematics, and computer modeling.
DMA has performed and directed planning studies on the full range of water resources infrastructure projects, including: Commercial Navigation, Flood Risk Management, Coastal Storm Risk Management, Ecosystem Restoration, Water Supply, Recreation, Streambank and Shore Protection, Hydropower, and Wastewater Treatment.  DMA has extensive experience in: plan formulation, preparation of decision documents, preparation of EISs and EAs, permitting, preparation of design documents and Plans and Specifications, benefit-cost analysis, financial capability analyses, cost effectiveness and incremental cost analysis, regional economic evaluations, environmental analysis, and risk and uncertainty analysis.
We at DMA take pride in our ability to help our clients negotiate the project development process, from the initiation of planning through authorization, construction, and operations and maintenance.  We have also pioneered the use of some of the most innovative techniques for approval and implementation of projects by non-Federal interests during these times of increasing demands on limited Federal funding of new infrastructure projects.