It is the mission of Cowan Associates, Inc. (CAI) to provide quality Professional Engineering services, personalized and with on-time delivery. We, the employees and management, aim to strive for excellence so that you, the client, will achieve success.
To be an outstanding Professional Engineering Service provider, who partners with clients with diverse needs, to successfully turn their ideas into reality.



"Cowan Associates was recommended to me by a local real estate agent in which I have confidence. My project was related to a subdivision of my property. 

Having no experience in this matter. I was impressed with the attention given to me by their staff upon my initial consultation with them. They outlined for me a subdivision plan consistent with the requirements of my local township. 

A cost estimate was provided to me almost immediately. I was impressed with the professionalism and timelines in which the work was completed.

Some post-project questions did arise, based upon my unfamiliarity with engineering. The staff, when called upon, clarified the items for me and seemed to be eager to lend assistance. I give this a plus! for customer service.

Lastly, I would like to say that your team provided a 'big time' effort for the 'little guy' project."

Thanks and sincerely,
Dan Krochmal

"I cannot remember that I have ever given a better survey response than this one. For the first time that I can remember, the ALTA survey that we received from your firm (as opposed to other firms) did not require any substantive changes. Cowan (Todd Myers) not only met the time requirements of the survey, but also the lender's requirements for the survey. It was a pleasure working with Cowan Associates, Inc., and I will certainly try to use your firm in the future as well as give a positive referral to others."

Danial U. Dygert
All Seasons Storage Trust

"Cowan has successfully completed the difficult engineering tasks of coordinating all of the site civil engineering, topographical design, and water management issues through municipal approvals as well as assembling a fast, thorough and cost effective set of contract documents.

Cowan's management of the project has proven to be extraordinary and invaluable to Walgreens due largely to their professionalism and attention to our needs. We could not be more pleased with our association with Cowan."

Thomas Bergseth, AIA
Vice President, Walgreen Eastern Co.

"Cowan Associates was asked to prepare new landscape plans and resubdivision plans within four days notice to meet a municipal submission deadline. They met this timeline and made our submission and their submission to the municipality and to the other review agencies on time.

The staff at Cowan Associates, Inc. is experienced, professional and reliable."

James D. Bladel
Project Manager, OPUS East, LLC

"Field construction inspection by Cowan was comprehensive and essential to the success of the grouting program. We commend your efforts to make needed repairs to this (Solebury Farm) dam."

Dennis R. Dickey, P.E., Chief
Project Review Section
Division of Dam Safety, PaDEP

"They are ever cognizant of the clients' needs and financial constraints. As a matter of fact, they 'go the extra mile' - do more than contracted for. Their staff possesses the qualities and expertise necessary to assist the Redevelopment Authority and the County in obtaining federal and state funds. Their assistance is provided as part of a team effort to achieve implementable projects from the standpoint of technical as well as financial considerations.

Based on our experience with Cowan Associates, we would highly recommend their firm to anyone requiring the services they provide."

Phyllis Bolton, Executive Director, Carbon
County Redevelopment Authority and
Assistant Director, Office of Planning and

"I wanted to take this opportunity to express my appreciation for the fine effort Carl Wischner and his team have exhibited on the 300,000 S.F. distribution center addition for Walgreens Company in Lehigh Valley.

I am confident that as the project moves into construction we will get the same prompt professional attention that we have seen to this point. Again, please accept my thanks and warmest regards for your team's outstanding performance on this project."

Rick A. Neuhaus, AIA
Executive Vice President
Korte Design

"Sellersville Borough has used the services of Cowan Associates for over forty years. Their personnel have overseen public improvement projects including storm drainage installation, sanitary sewer construction, water distribution improvements, bridge reconstruction plan reviews, inspection services including building and zoning code enforcement and street improvements.

We are very pleased with the thorough workmanship provided by Cowan Associates, Inc. in regard to all work assigned them and also the professionalism in which the work is accomplished. We have recently retained the services of this firm to design improvements to our water treatment plant in excess of $500,000.00.

Needless to say, it is a pleasure to work with Cowan Associates, a full service engineering firm with expertise in many areas."

Alan S. Frick, Manager/Secretary
Borough of Sellersville

"Cowan Associates, Inc. performed their portion of the construction documents in a professional and proficient manner. They were timely in their submittals and worked well in coordination with the other specialty consultants and the project Architect. They demonstrated a precise knowledge of the applicable building codes and local approval processes, and were especially responsive and effective in acquiring approvals from the Borough Engineer as well as the Borough Planning and Zoning Commissions.

Working with Cowan Associates, Inc. on this project was a pleasant experience and we look forward to the likelihood of working with them again on future projects in the region."

Timothy A. Fecker, AIA
Senior Project Architect, MMBC

"You and your company using professionalism, paying attention to the smallest detail, guidance thru very complicated regulations, fast courteous service and competitive pricing certainly helped us in being environmentally responsible.

We look forward to using your services in the future and will recommend you to other BFI locations, as well as the general public."

Joseph Rumsey, Safety & Compliance Manager
BFI Waste Systems, Bucks-Mont District

"It is not often I am able to write a letter such as this one. The usual case is one where a question is asked: 'Why did I hire these people?' Well, not this time. We made our plans and stuck to our guns with the end result that we are now operating in a class A facility.

The scope of your services were so wide I thought you would fail to produce on at least one occasion. You did not fail and I was never disappointed.

Your professionalism reflects itself in the quality of work, your ability to communicate your ideas and your willingness to listen to what the client has to say. All your work was completed timely, and within budget."

Ernest Farabella, CEO
The E.F. Precision Group

"Now that we have finally occupied our new Quakertown facility, I feel it most appropriate to convey to your organization the very high level of satisfaction that we experienced in working with Cowan Associates.

For our project, it was absolutely imperative that construction progress on time so that we would be able to move in during a very limited window of time. In reality, your construction monitoring enabled us to not only move during the required time frame, but also achieve full value from the builder. At this point, we feel that your construction monitoring essentially paid for itself."

James W. Seward, President
Penn Stainless Products, Inc.

"Cowan Associates' expertise and experience in pre-cast concrete enable us to deal with specialty products. Their practical and innovative solutions to our precasting problems are unquestionably good on prints and in the real world. Working with these professionals makes any daunting tasks of planning and design a seamless and worthwhile experience."

Bernard Soluta, Sr.
Bethlehem Precast, Inc.

"I don't normally do surveys, however, completed the attached and decided to add that I have worked with Bill Kee of Cowan Associates since late 1991 and have always received excellent service. Bill as our Sanitary Engineer is aware of all of the intricacies of our treatment plant and works with us to maintain and improve our plant and collection system.

Additionally, Cowan Associates has in the past sponsored various activities in the Borough for which we are very appreciative. It is always good to know your appointed professionals support the municipality."

Susan Patton, Manager
North Wales Borough

"We are very pleased with the service we received from your firm. Todd and the staff did the work in a timely fashion and were very professional and helpful in all aspects of the work they performed for us.

We will definitely recommend your firm to others!

Thanks for the great job!"

Bill and Sue Deily

"Cowan Associates responded to our surveying needs in a very rapid fashion, which permitted us to move ahead with a home improvement project. They provided a quick estimate which was more than reasonable and completed the actual survey work within a week. Their staff are both professional and very knowledgeable. We would recommend Cowan's services to the business and homeowner alike. We were thoroughly pleased."

Donna and Bob Hassler


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