Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company

General Information

9400 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114 United States

Burns & McDonnell

Organization Narrative

Founded in 1898, McDonnell Engineering Company is an employee-owned firm, providing comprehensive professional environmental and engineering management, study, design, architectural and construction services to government and private sector clients throughout the world. Our firm has over 2,500 employees that represent a wide range of scientific and engineering disciplines. Burns & McDonnell is distinguished by its ability to provide comprehensive engineering services on its projects from the planning and feasibility study phase through detailed design, preparation of plans and specifications, and on through construction.

General Services

  • Watershed Modeling
  • Mapping


Burns & McDonnell has qualified staff in every discipline necessary to the successful completion of your project.  Our engineers, environmental specialists, and planners work in concert on a regular basis.  This interaction has made each group of professionals aware of the total process, individual information needs, and how issues affect each discipline.  This synergy allows us to conduct our projects more efficiently and to develop comprehensive and pragmatic plans and solutions.  Our core staff includes the following management and technical expertise:

  •  Project Management
  • Land-Use Planning
  • Compliance Permitting
  • Bio-Engineering / Sustainability
  • Water Quality Investigations
  • Water Quality Permitting
  • Wetlands Construction
  • Hydrologic and Hydraulic Analyses
  • Ordinance Review and Development
  • Wetlands Mitigation
  • Utility and Financing Studies
  • Ecosystem Restoration
  • Mapping/GIS/ Data Collection/GPS
  • Riverine Corridor Planning
  • Floodplain Management
  • Drainage Management Programs
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Bank/Streambed Stabilization
  • Priority Planning
  • Capital Improvements Development
  • Master Planning

BMP's / Tech Implementation Services

  • Wetland management
  • Stormwater
  • Onsite wastewater
  • Erosion control

Service Area

Basin Map

Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company provides services in the areas listed below:

  • All - We serve the entire state

Copyright 2019 Kansas Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy
This project funded in part through the Kansas Water Office, with appropriations from the Kansas Water Plan Fund; and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, through EPA Section 319 Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Grant # C9007405-11.