Kelly McKendry

Kelly McKendry

Director – Water & Environment (BE(Env), MBA, RPEQ, MIEAust)

Kelly is a Water Resources Engineer with over 19 years’ experience in surface water management, water supply and wastewater engineering working for both public and private organisations.

Environmental engineering allows me to combine my love of science with my passion for nature. We create real world solutions that have positive impacts. I am proud to be part of a team that consistently delivers environmentally focused, resilient and sustainable infrastructure. It is important to me to make a difference in the world and I believe that finding ways to make sustainable solutions achievable for all is the way forward.

Kelly’s experience has been gained across the urban environment, industrial, mining and energy sectors in projects which range from prefeasibility and impact assessment to detailed design. This includes experience in surface water assessment, flood studies, stormwater management plans, dam break and consequence assessment, hazardous dam assessments, water balance modelling and groundwater assessment. In addition, Kelly has worked in water supply and wastewater planning, and water treatment.

Kelly has experience in the following modelling packages; XP-RAFTS, WBMN, XP-SWMM/XP-STORM, HEC-RAS, TUFLOW, MIKE, WaterRIDE, GOLDSIM/OPSIM, GIS packages and MUSIC.

Career Summary

Kawana Master Plan Drainage Study 2020 (Sunshine Coast Regional Council)

Brisbane Recycling Park Flood Investigation, Ipswich (Wanless Recycling Park Pty Ltd)

Tooan Tooan Creek Including Lowlands Catchment Analysis – Flood Risk

Petrie Mill Re-Development, Petrie (Moreton Bay Regional Council) -flood management and water quality solutions.

Flood Information Review, Gympie (Gympie Regional Council) – review of historic flood data

Morayfield South Structure Plan Flood Study and SMP (Moreton Bay Regional Council)

Glasshouse Mountains District Park Hydraulic Assessment (Sunshine Coast Council)

Sunshine Coast Grammar School Flood Risk (Sunshine Coast Grammar School)

Dakabin Landfill Stage 3 Flood Investigation