As a principal owner, Mr. Bates specializes in the planning and design of water and wastewater treatment plant processes and civil site work.  His most recent work includes development of the capital cost expenditure plans for the Clean Water Program for the City of Atlanta and the Fulton County Water and Sewer Improvement Program.  Mr. Bates is a value engineering (VE) specialist, experienced in the engineering process and has conducted several 24 to 40 hour VE assessments for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transit Authority (MARTA), and the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District.

DOUGLAS HAGER, PLS, Principal (not pictured)

Mr. Hager is a Registered Professional Land Surveyor with over 48 years of surveying experience.  He is KHEOPS Chief Surveyor and Director of the survey group. He is responsible for assigning and overseeing the Project Team and the supervision and QA/QC process on all the deliverables. Mr. Hager has provided management oversight on various types and sizes of projects for public and private clients throughout the country. These projects included boundary surveys, ALTA/NSPS land title surveys, highway, bridge, tunnel, topographic, hydraulic, photogrammetric, subdivision, construction, Hydrographic and precise leveling.  In addition, he has extensive experience in the preparation of right-of-way acquisition, easement and other related documents. Mr. Hager also has experience as an expert witness for boundary disputes and accident related surveys.

WAYMON E. JONES, Principal

Mr. Jones has over 40 years of experience with engineering design, construction management and operations, maintenance and management of water and wastewater treatment facilities.  He has spent 13 years of his career providing maintenance management and the overall operations for a major regional treatment system serving municipal and industrial client in the Fulton County and North Atlanta area.


Mr. Leung serves as Principal and Project Manager responsible for the administration and technical aspects of various major multi-discipline projects.  He was involved in developing the capital expenditure programs brought about by Regulatory Constraints for Phosphorus in the City of Atlanta, and Fulton County Georgia.  Mr. Leung’s work became the backbone for Atlanta and Fulton County Water and Sewer Rate Studies.


Mr. Raine’s career spans over 30 years and has included a broad spectrum of professional experience as a college professor and as a practitioner of architecture. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Raine practiced independently as an architect, served in an  executive position with an architectural firm, served as Architect and Project Manager with a major university, and served as Professor and Associate Dean/Department Head of Architecture at Tuskegee University. Mr. Raine has a wide range of experience in project types including community planning, educational, residential, institutional, cultural, office and church facilities. He has served both private and public sector clients, and he has expertise in new and renovation projects.