Engineered With Layton
Improving life's quality within our environment one project at a time

EWL Principal Engineers

N. Emery Layton, PE


Owner, Emery Layton has more than 14 years of experience as a regulatory, utility, and consulting engineer.  His consulting experience includes design, value engineering design, construction management, on-site engineering, master planning, modeling and permitting of various commercial, industrial and residential projects.  He is experienced in the planning, modeling, design and construction oversight of public and private water systems, wastewater collection and treatment plant processes, recharge systems and reuse infrastructure as well as other general site civil projects and various environmental permitting projects.  In addition to his engineering experience, Mr. Layton is a military veteran, serving in the Air Force as an active duty member from 1992 to 1996.


Patrick Giles

Operation & Field Manager

Mr. Giles has more than thirty four years of experience in military, industrial, public and private utility operation, management, engineering and logistics operations. Mr. Giles possesses a vast knowledge of water treatment and extraction systems. His experience takes him to a high level of knowledge in a vast variety of civil fields including, water, wastewater, reuse, and recharge. Mr. Giles has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia, an A.A.S. in General Technology Applied Sciences from Central Arizona College and an A.A.S. in Manufacturing Engineering from Central Arizona College.

Doug Lawrence

Project Engineer

Doug Lawrence graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering in 2010. He has 4+ years of experience including involvement with structural engineering, project management, hydraulic modeling, hydraulic analysis, and permitting of commercial and residential projects.

Lei Fang

Project Engineer

Lei Fang graduated from Arizona State University with a M.S. in Water Resources Engineering in 2016. He is expert in hydrology & hydraulic modeling, familiar with H2OMap, AutoCAD Civil3D, Arc-GIS,HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS.