Lonnie Howard, P.E.
Lonnie is the president of the company and directs the groundwater resources and water supply team at Johnson Engineering and provides hydrological and hydrogeological services for his clients. He has extensive experience in hydrogeological investigations, well construction, wellfield design, well abandonments, well rehabilitations, pump design, groundwater modeling, hydraulic modeling, hydrologic modeling, computer programming, design of dewatering plans, deep injection wells, water supply planning, utility certification through the FPSC, and water use permitting for public water supply, irrigation, and dewatering. Lonnie has 18 years of experience and is a partner of the firm having worked on hundreds of projects for municipalities, utilities, private developers, and agricultural clients.
Kim Arnold, P.G.
Kim performs hydrogeologic investigations, water resource assessments, hydrologic monitoring program development, and a variety of water management district and Florida Department of Environmental Protection permitting. She has assisted in Public Service Commission utility certification cases, comprehensive plan amendment applications and Development of Regional Impact applications for large-scale developments, and Water Supply Facilities Work Plans for municipalities throughout the region. Kim is familiar with the hydrogeology of Southwest Florida and its regulatory requirements, having worked for the South Florida Water Management District as a hydrogeologist involved with water use permitting prior to joining Johnson Engineering. She has experience with groundwater modeling, hydrologic data analysis, and the use of GIS in addressing water resource and environmental issues.
Erik Howard, P.E., LEED AP, CGC, CFC
Erik is a licensed engineer, water well contractor, plumbing contractor, and general contractor in the State of Florida. Erik’s experience as an engineer includes well design, permitting, certification, construction administration, well construction, rehabilitation and development, groundwater modeling, data analysis, and pump station design. He routinely prepares specialized plans and specifications for projects that require an ‘outside-of-the-box’ approach. Erik’s technical background and practical experience allow him to handle any groundwater well project, whether it’s a simple piezometric data analysis or complex and troublesome deep injection well issue. Erik has worked on more than 60 well projects in the past three years as a water well contractor. As an engineer, he has overseen the construction and testing of more than 30 wells with depths up to 1,379 feet and casing diameters up to 30 inches.
Tim joined the Water Resources group of Johnson Engineering in September 2003. Before joining our firm, he was employed by Florida Geophysical Logging Services as a logging engineer. He has performed numerous geophysical borehole evaluations on deep injection wells, monitor wells, and aquifer storage and recovery wells throughout southwest Florida. His vast experience with sophisticated logging instruments and data analysis software is an essential part of our hydrogeological services. Prior to working in Florida, Tim was certified as an open hole wireline logging engineer with Halliburton Energy Services, where he specialized in magnetic resonance image logging. Tim currently manages water quality projects for the water resources group of our Fort Myers office.