Gary Dreighton Gary is a senior civil engineer with 15 years of experience in the design of large water conveyance and distribution projects. His experience includes the design of water transmission pipelines ranging from 60-inches to 144-inches in diameter. In addition to his pipeline experience, Gary has also designed pump stations ranging from water distribution to storm water management. Gary has led teams of engineers and other consultants in the development of multiple pipeline routing alternatives in support of planning and design efforts to provide long range water sources to the DFW area.

Some of Gary’s most notable projects include the TRWD / DWU Integrated Pipeline, the NASA Stennis Space Center High Pressure Industrial Water Pipeline, the Lake Fork Pipeline, the Tawakoni Pipeline, Dallas County Park Cities MUD Pipeline Condition Assessment, and the DWU Walcrest Pump Station and Reservoir.

Gary is an active member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TPSE), the American Water Works Association (AWWA), and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE). He is currently serving as the Treasury/Secretary of the Environmental Water Resource Institute’s (EWRI) Dallas Chapter. A Gulf War veteran with seven years of active duty, Gary’s engineering and life experience is enhanced by traveling and meeting people from Korea, Germany, and the Middle East.

Gary resides in Cedar Hill with his wife and children. In his spare time he enjoys reading, painting, and grilling.


  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineerging, Louisiana Tech University

License / Certifications

  • Professional Engineer in Texas