Elevated Gravity  Sanitary Sewer

Chuck Dutill Bio



“You had a very good demeanor . . . Your attention to detail was particularly helpful . . . You did an excellent job with the deposition, being truthful but very careful."
(Senior PI attorney with large, complex case, after several days of video-taped deposition)
"This was very helpful and very good, especially the outside-the-box thinking necessary for this case."
(Senior PI Attorney on large complex case after long call with reporting on preliminary expert opinion)
Chuck Dutill at Stormwater Riser
Chuck Dutill at Stormwater Riser with Safety/Trash Rack in Detention Basin with failing adjacent 1,000' by 50' retaining wall jeopardizing entire foundation of a Sam's Club
(Past Heritage Expert Witness Case in New Jersey)
Elevated Gravity Sanitary Sewer
(Past Heritage Expert Witness Case in Kentucky)
 National Association of Forensic Engineers - Senior Member
 National Society of Professional Engineers
 American Society of Civil Engineers
 Environmental and Water Resources Institute
 Construction Institute
 Water Environment Federation - Life Member
 Air & Waste Management Association
 American Water Works Association - Lifetime Member
Registered Professional Engineer since 1982
Cornell University, BS Civil and Environmental Engineering (1978), With Distinction
Board Certified Diplomate in Forensic Engineering by the NAFE, a CESB Member Board 
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society 
Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society 
Cornell National Scholar
Prior to forming Heritage Technical Services, Inc. in 1988, Mr. Dutill had the following hydrology, civil engineering, and environmental engineering employment experience:
Greeley and Hansen, Engineers, 1983 - 1988
Engineering and Business Development Manager, 1985 - 1988
Assistant Engineering and Business Development Manager, 1983 - 1984
Metcalf and Eddy, Inc., 1978 - 1983
Project Engineer, 1982 - 1983
Engineer, 1978 - 1982
Greeley and Hansen, Engineers, 1976 - 1978
Engineering Coop/Technician, 1976 - 1978

For over 45 years Charles R. (Chuck) Dutill, II, P.E., D.F.E. has been serving as a civil engineer, environmental engineer, and hydrologist on a consulting basis and as an expert witness nationwide, both as principal of a small firm and as a member of two distinguished international engineering firms. His work has been heavily concentrated in analysis of regulations; litigation support/expert testimony services; evaluation of monitoring requirements; development of engineering feasibility studies and facility plans; communication of risk concepts; acquisition of permits; and provision of rate, connection fee, and billing advice. As indicated in feedback from attorneys on expert witness cases, some of the strengths of Heritage include understandable guidance, responsiveness, timeliness, communication, effective report writing, strong testimony (including on cross), efficiency, organization, and assistance with framing case issues.
He also has significant engineering experience in the areas of design, construction management, operations assistance, maintenance, and community acceptance. Serving as a civil and environmental engineering consultant for private, institutional, and governmental clients, Mr. Dutill has major nationwide expert witness and project experience in hydrology, stormwater management, flooding, drainage, runoff, sewer systems, sanitary sewage, wastewater treatment, backups, overflows, septic systems, surface water, groundwater, hydrogeology, erosion, grading, hydraulics, and floodplains.
Heritage Technical Services
1240 West Chester Pike, Suite 213
West Chester, PA 19382-9100