is a joint venture (JV) comprised of four proven leaders in DFIRM mapping, risk assessment, risk communication, and mitigation planning: Atkins, Greenhorne & O’Mara, Stantec, and CDM.
Under this alliance, STARR partners work as one in a common vision and purpose to reduce the loss of life and property caused by floods. STARR is helping FEMA and its partners create a flood-savvy nation, one community at a time. We accomplish this vision through leveraging ongoing partnerships and inspiring local action to mitigate flood risk.
Our core services include the following:
- DFIRM Production and Adoption
- Hazard Identification and Mapping
- GIS and Database Applications
- Outreach and Risk Communications
- Watershed Management
- Coastal Analysis, Protection, and Restoration
- Vulnerability and Risk Assessment
- Mitigation Planning and Funding
- Disaster Response
- Water Resources Engineering
Atkins, is a professional services firm based in Epsom, United Kingdom, positioned as one of the world’s leading engineering and design consultants. Providing technical expertise and resources to plan, design, and enable solutions to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects, Atkins employs over 17,700 staff across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and North America.
G&O is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm specializing in infrastructure and design, transportation, environmental, water, federal services, security/hazard mitigation and information technology. With corporate headquarters in Laurel, Maryland, G&O has 17 offices throughout the United States employing over 550 professionals.
Stantec, a Canadian professional services company founded in 1954, provides planning, engineering, architecture, project management and other professional services through the US and abroad. With more than 150 offices and over 10,000 employees, Stantec is one of the leading firms in the design and engineering arena.
CDM Smith is an employee-owned consulting, engineering, construction and operations firm delivering exceptional service to public and private clients worldwide. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the company employs nearly 6,000 professionals working from over 120 offices worldwide.