Chris Denich, M.Sc., P.Eng

Contact Infomation

Manager of Water Resources/Green Infrastructure
Aquafor Beech Ltd.
55 Regal Road, Unit 3
Guelph, Ontario, N1K 1B6
Tel: 519.224.37444

Travels From: Toronto Pearson International Airport,

Toronto, Ontario/Billy Bishop-Island Airport


Topic Areas:
  • Guide Specifications for Interlocking Concrete Pavement Systems
  • Interlocking Concrete Pavement Performance for Roads and Streets Applications
  • Structural Design of Interlocking Concrete Pavement Systems
  • Urban Design with Interlocking Concrete Pavement Systems
  • Low Impact Development with Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement
  • Permeable Pavers as a Best Management Practice
  • Commercial Design Considerations with Concrete Pavers
  • Sustainable Solutions with Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement
  • Green Infrastructure with Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement
  • Municipal Design Considerations with Concrete Pavers
  • Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement Design,
  • Construction and Maintenance
  • Maintenance and Management of Interlocking Concrete Pavement Systems
  • Cold Climate Performance of Concrete Pavers
  • Repair and Utility Cuts Using Concrete Pavers
  • Hardscape Contractors:
  • Business, sales and marketing topics applicable to hardscape contractors and distributors/dealers
  • Equipment and materials related to hardscape installation
  • Design of hardscape projects  
  • Use of geosynthetics in paver systems
  • Paver maintenance
  • Overlays and paver pool deck installation
  • PICP installation

Available For:

  • Keynote
  • In-person training/seminars
  • Conferences


Mr. Denich works in the water resource engineering division of Aquafor Beech Ltd. where he participates in a variety of municipal, private and public sector projects focuing on stormwater management using innovative approaches known as Low Impact Development (LID)/Green Infrastructure (GI), for both retrofit and new developments.  He is responsible for the planning, project management, staff assignments, agency contact and public consultation of such projects.  Mr. Denich also play a key role in the assessment, planning, detailed design, tender preparation, construction administration and supervision of stormwater infrastructure including stormwater management facilities (wet ponds, dry ponds and wetlands) and decentralized LID sustainable stormwater techniques.

Mr. Denich joined Aquafor after completing a Master in Science in Water Resources Engineering which focused on LID and GI design and performance in cold climates.  Chris' experience includes 7 years as a co-owner of a provincially recognized landscape design and installation firm. Chris has provided training and adult education in the field of Stormwater Management, Low Impact Development (LID) and Sustainable Stormwater Practices (SSP) both nationally and across Ontario on behalf of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and local conservation authorities for numerous federal and provincial agencies, municipalities, the private sector and residential land owners.  Most recently, Chris form part committee tasked with preparing the North American Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement Standard for ASCE. 

Honors, Awards and Professional Highlights:

  • Friends of the Credit Award - Lakeview LID Roadway Retrofit and Neighborhood Improvement Projects
  • IMAX Green Parking Retrofit - Innovation in Permeable pavers (Showcasing Water Innovation) (video)
  • Colony Trail Wetland Retrofit - Innovation in Phosphorous Removal (Showcasing Water Innovation) (video)