Related Links: Read obituaries of other industry leaders and innovators Johannes J. "Joe" DeVries, 77, a noted hydrology and hydraulic engineering consultant, researcher and educator, died on Dec. 8 in Davis, Calif. The cause of death was cancer, says an obituary in The Davis Enterprise. DeVriesHe worked at the University of California, Davis, from 1972 until 1993, and consulted on global projects for the United Nations, World Bank, Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Agency for International Development and governments in India, Argentina and Taiwan.DeVries was principal engineer at David Ford Consulting Engineers Inc. until 2012.A life member of the American
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