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Water Quality Management

Water resources are a growing concern, with quality issues arising due to drought, contamination, flooding and other challenges. Water quality management is an essential component in many contexts, such as project development, remediation and historical contamination. At Hemmera, we have the experience and the breadth of expertise to assess and manage groundwater and aquifer resources, and to provide water quality management plans that support project advancement.

Our water quality experts have contributed to a variety of projects, including resource exploration and development, contaminant hydrogeology and flow modelling, impact assessments of landfills and lagoons. Our water quality team includes hydrogeologists, engineers, geologists and risk assessors, backed by long-standing relationships with drilling subcontractors. We are effective project managers, with a track record of success for a variety of clients including municipal, regional, provincial and federal governments, homeowners, land developers, agricultural and industry sectors, including commercial, oil and gas, mining, forestry, and chemical and manufacturing sectors.

We understand environmental compliance requirements and regulatory expectations, and we are skilled at effectively addressing the issues that are most critical to regulators. Several members of the Hemmera team are on the BC Contaminated Sites Roster, and one is on the Roster of Risk Assessment Professional Experts.
We are active partners in our industry, and contribute to policy development with these and other organizations: the National Ground Water Association, the International Association of Hydrogeologists, the British Columbia Ground Water Association, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, the AB Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists, the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment, the Consulting Engineers of BC, the Canadian Institute of Planners & Planning Institute of BC, the International Association for Impact Assessment, the Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites in BC, the Roster of Approved Professionals (Contaminated Sites & Risk Assessment) BC.