Craig Kipkie is a principal at KWL and the Calgary Branch Manager. He has a Master’s degree in water resources engineering and over 20 years of planning, modelling, and design experience in innovative stormwater management and green infrastructure.

Craig has taken a major role, either as the project manager or project engineer, on several Master Drainage Plans and Integrated Stormwater Management Plans for municipalities in Western Canada. He has also personally calibrated and validated numerous stormwater models in various geographical regions of Western Canada. He is also well-versed in environmental and source water protection measures such as LIDs, source controls, riparian setbacks, and detention facilities.

Craig has extensive experience in managing multidisciplinary team projects and specializes in managing projects that are timely and delivered within budget while providing a highly technical product distilled to the client’s important interests.

He is currently a Director at the Alberta LID Partnership and has worked on various municipal green infrastructure guidance documents. His national work includes the Canadian Standard Association (CSA) Group’s W200 Design of Bioretention System and W201 Construction of Bioretention Systems.


  • M.Sc. Water Resources Engineering, University of Guelph, 1998
  • B.A.Sc. in Civil Engineering, McMaster University, 1996