Michael D. DeVuono is a Professional Engineer with over 25 years of experience in the civil engineering and land development industry. Michael assists both public and private-sector clients with the design and implementation of sustainable stormwater practices, low- impact development, and green stormwater infrastructure. Michael provides technical oversight for the engineering design of Green Stormwater Infrastructure in conjunction with Green City Clean Waters, an initiative of the Philadelphia Water Department that seeks to meet EPA-mandated water quality standards. He provides technical oversight for the development of green stormwater infrastructure programs and concepts for municipal clients across the United States, including those that serve as critical components of coastal resiliency packages for locations such as Norfolk, VA, Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA, and Honolulu, HI.
Michael was recognized as the Philadelphia Water Resources Engineer of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2019. Michael presents on topics of stormwater and green infrastructure at National and International conferences throughout the year. He is the co-author of the ASCE PA Infrastructure Report Card, 2018 and 2022, Stormwater Chapter, and co-author of the upcoming update to ASCE Manual of Practice 77, Design and Construction of Urban Stormwater Management Systems.
Michael currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Civil Engineers Philadelphia Section. He also serves on the Water Environment Federation Stormwater Technical Committee and is the Chair of the Water Environment Federation Technical Practice Stormwater Subcommittee. He is the Past-Chair of the Water Environment Federation Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Symposium.
Michael is an active member of the Sustainable Business Network of Philadelphia’s GSI Partners and served on the Advisory Group for the development of “Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI): A Tool for Economic Recovery and Growth in Pennsylvania.”
Michael’s passion is promoting STEM education in local schools. Michael hosts bi-weekly engagements with students from all reaches of the City of Philadelphia to expose them to real- world design scenarios and engineering challenges.
Michael is a United States Marine Corps Veteran, and a life-long resident of the City of Philadelphia where he attended Roman Catholic High School, later earning a BA in Geographic Information Systems and Geospatial Analysis from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and a MS in Civil Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.