Chris Johnston has been practicing engineering for 24 years.  He has a strong background in both Water Resources and Municipal Infrastructure.  Specifically, Chris has been involved with many of KWL’s watershed management plans and infrastructure system master plans.  These include inflow and infiltration reduction studies, Integrated Stormwater Master Plans, receiving water quality improvement plans, asset management plans, and low impact development design.  He has served on the national InfraGuide steering committee charged with developing best practices for stormwater management and I&I control/reduction.  He has made many presentations at the local and international level on the science of I&I reduction including his most recent presentation on the correlation of I&I response with infrastructure age.  In addition, he was the primary author on the Sewer Condition Reporting Template and the Integrated Stormwater Management Plan Template for Metro Vancouver.  Chris continues to be a guest lecturer at UBC and Camosun College and designed the stormwater component of the Civil 405 course.


  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia, 1988