blueWATER Civil Design Announces Four New Partners

Greenville, S.C. – blueWATER Civil Design is pleased to announce that Christopher W. Brown, Christina L. Drake, Michael H. MacNabb, and Jeremy S. Ritchie have been elected to the firm’s partnership. Offering a broad range of civil engineering specialties, the newly elected partners will continue to serve as an integral part of blueWATER Civil Design’s success.

“We are pleased to elect Christopher, Chrissy, Mike, and Jeremy to our partnership and congratulate them on this significant milestone in their careers,” said Chris Price, founding partner and professional engineer for blueWATER Civil Design. “As our company ventures into its next phase of growth, we look forward to seeing the contributions of each of these valued partners.”


With a focus on civil site design and water resources, Brown is experienced in a range of projects including commercial and industrial with a primary focus on residential single-family detached, townhomes, and multi-family projects. His experience includes working within design teams to perform all aspects of civil site design as well as collaborating with clients to ensure projects adhere to current state, local, and federal engineering and construction guidelines.

Drake has a range of experience in designing residential subdivisions, mixed-use developments, apartment complexes, commercial sites, and playgrounds. Her experience includes performing land planning, site grading, water quality assessment, stormwater management, transportation engineering, utility design, erosion control and ADA compliance, in addition to providing clients with state, local, and federal guidelines associated with their projects.

MacNabb’s expertise encompasses a range of specialty design areas including commercial, office, apartments, hotels, parks and recreation, and schools. He has consulted on projects across the United States and brings a unique perspective to clients as a LEED-accredited professional with licenses to practice landscape architecture and civil engineering. MacNabb’s certifications allow him to support clients in achieving an ideal balance between aesthetics, functionality, efficiency and sustainability.

With experience in commercial, industrial, multi-family and residential site development, Ritchie focuses on residential single-family detached and townhome developments. He enjoys working to provide a responsive and cost-effective design that meets each client’s vision. Ritchie has also worked in the public sector with experience in capital improvement project management, grant procurement, and public outreach around responsible stormwater and water quality management.

blueWATER Civil Design has deep roots in the upstate working with private developers, contractors, municipalities, government agencies, school boards, churches, sewer authorities, water authorities, and other engineering firms on projects of all sizes across multiple states. The company prides itself in taking on any project regardless of size. To learn more, visit bluewatercivil.com.

blueWATER Civil Design, LLC is a professional civil engineering firm, located in Greenville, S.C., serving the southeastern U.S. and beyond. The firm is bound together by four founding professional engineers with more than 100 years of combined experience in all aspects of: civil sitework engineering, land planning, site selection and analysis and NPDES/CEPSCI compliance.


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