Hey and Associates, Inc. (Hey) is a professional engineering, ecological consulting, and landscape architecture firm founded in 1976 to deliver comprehensive solutions to complex water resources and natural resources challenges. Over the last 45 years, the firm has grown to offer a full range of professional services.
Hey’s multi-disciplinary staff of engineers, scientists, landscape architects and support staff collaborate to identify opportunities, design creative solutions, and implement projects that are grounded in the fundamental principles of water resources, environmental science, and sustainability. Regulatory requirements, constructability, cost effectiveness, and long-term management requirements are thoughtfully considered for all projects to ensure we meet our clients’ expectations.
Our talented engineers are trained in traditional civil, ecological, and water resources engineering. Experienced in planning and designing stormwater management and flood control projects, green infrastructure, streambank and shoreline projects, conveyance improvements, site improvements, and utilities, Hey’s engineering staff provides civil engineering services for institutional, public, and private sectors.
Staff ecologists and environmental scientists have an excellent working knowledge of the wetland and water quality regulations of the federal, state and local governments and are some of the most experienced practitioners in the Midwest. They continually strive to be at the forefront of ecological restoration principles in order to deliver superior results. We work closely with our clients to identify restoration goals, and then tailor restoration plans to meet specific site opportunities, constraints, budgets, and schedules.
Parks and recreation, green infrastructure and resilient design, streetscapes and transportation, habitat restoration, and hardscape and landscape design are specialties of Hey’s landscape architects. We address our clients’ diverse needs throughout the analysis, planning, design, implementation, and maintenance stages of each project to create unique and consistently successful design solutions that are comprehensive, cost-effective, and environmentally sound.