Fayi Zhou Ph.D., P.Eng.


City of Edmonton Drainage Services

Fayi Zhou is the General Supervisor, Drainage Services at the City of Edmonton, an Adjunct Professor at Concordia University, Montreal and Director of Alberta Water Council’s Technical Committee. His expertise covers watershed planning, green infrastructure (LID), river engineering, wastewater and stormwater management, and flood prevention.

Fayi has been the lead for several projects including the Water for Life Strategy – Drainage Master Plan (City of Edmonton 2013), Low Impact Design Guide (City of Edmonton 2011), and Edmonton Combined Sewer System Retrofit Numerical Study (Concordia University and City of Edmonton, 2011). In addition, Fayi has been an active team member in the Edmonton New Neighborhood Design Guide (City of Edmonton, 2014), Alberta Non-Point Source Pollution Control Strategy (Albert Water Council 2012) and the North Saskatchewan Watershed Integrated Management Plan (2010).

Currently Fayi sits on the Board of the North Saskatchewan Water Alliance and was a former ALIDP board member from 2009 to 2011. He has written over 80 papers included in and presented at international journals and conferences and has co-authored a technical textbook, “Transient Flows”.