We Value Relationships
Maintaining long lasting and rewarding relationships with clients and teaming partners, and among staff members is our top priority. We have established and sustained those long lasting relationships through loyalty and an unwavering commitment to excellence. PBI is a specialized firm with a strong family culture that encourages camaraderie among our employees. The success of our company is a result of the quality staff that we have assembled over the years.
Dave Peterson, PE
Mr. Peterson is a founding Principal of Peterson Brustad Inc. He specializes in planning, design, and implementation of water projects, and has managed projects of all sizes. He understands public involvement, the environmental process, permitting, financing, right-of-way acquisition, design, and construction of water resources, drinking water, and wastewater projects.
His planning experience includes water supply plans; integrated water resources plans, river restoration, dams, water distribution, storm drains, wastewater master plans, water and wastewater treatment plant siting, water quality improvement projects, bridge hydrology/hydraulic studies, flood control plans, FEMA flood studies, and FEMA & ULDC levee accreditation.
His design experience includes gravity and pressurized pipelines, storm drainage systems, levees, floodwalls, detention basins, river restoration, erosion control, dams, spillways, canals, water tanks, pump stations, and water and wastewater treatment plants.
Dave has a B.S. and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from Montana State University.
Karl Brustad, PE, MBA
Mr. Brustad is a founding Principal of Peterson Brustad Inc. He has more than 25 years of experience in the planning, design, and construction of stormwater, wastewater, and potable water supply projects.
His experience includes groundwater and surface water treatment, storage tanks, pumping stations, pipelines, wells, telemetry, and SCADA systems. He has authored several water and wastewater master plans and is intimately familiar with a variety of modeling applications.
Karl’s entire professional career has been centered around water including over five years working for a water utility. It’s this experience that allowed Karl to manage design consultants and learn first-hand the do’s and don’ts of consulting. In addition, Karl is a licensed Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator.
Karl has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from CSU Chico and an M.B.A. from CSU Sacramento.
Karl enjoys spending time with his wife Colette and his children Ivan and Rena. Karl enjoys hiking, hunting (especially archery), fishing (especially with a fly rod), golfing, boating, and remains active in team sports - softball and basketball.
Chris Fritz, PE, CFM
Mr. Fritz has over 15 years of experience specializing in program management, planning, design, and implementation of water projects. Mr. Fritz has managed projects of many sizes and understands public involvement, the environmental process, permitting, financing, design, and construction of water resources and drinking water projects. His planning experience includes regional flood management plans, USACE Feasibility Studies, FEMA re-mapping & flood studies, hydrologic & hydraulic studies, river restoration, and water system master plans. His design experience includes gravity and pressurized pipelines, storm drainage systems, levees, erosion control, canals, water tanks, pump stations, and water treatment plants.
Chris has a B.S. in Civil Engineering with Honors from CSU Chico.
Mike Rossiter, PE, CFM
Mr. Rossiter has over 15 years of experience in the field of civil engineering, specializing in flood control and water resources engineering.
His experience includes planning and implementation of multi-benefit flood risk reduction projects, DWR and USACE feasibility studies, FEMA flood mapping studies and levee accreditation packages, hydrologic and hydraulic studies, regional flood management planning, levee design, interior drainage and storm drain analyses, engineering economics analyses, water supply plans, urban water management planning, and integrated water resources plans.
Mike has a B.S. in Environmental Science from Loyola Marymount University, an M.S. in Water Resources Management from UC Santa Barbara, and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from UC Davis.
Mike and his family enjoy all sorts of outdoor activities including camping, hiking, kayaking, and fishing.