Water Resource Engineering & Consulting
Water supply in the West is our greatest and most heavily-used natural resource. It is also increasingly the most complex to manage and permit. Our skilled team of engineers, hydrogeologists, aquatic ecologists, and water quality specialists offer a broad spectrum of water resource services and water rights experience to our clients. We have served private development, agriculture and ranching, municipal, industrial, and mining clients in water permitting.
Water Rights Services
Water right permitting, water court adjudication support, real estate pre-buy water right evaluations, due diligence, expert testimony during legal cases, Southwest Montana water right experts
WATER RESOURCE ENGINEERING SERVICES
Water well and irrigation well design, well siting, public water supply design and permitting, aquifer testing
DISCHARGE AND WATER QUALITY PROTECTION
Groundwater discharge permitting, surface water MPDES permitting, injection well permitting, stormwater permitting and compliance, septic approval, Level II nitrogen reducing wastewater systems, Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plans (SPCC), Clean Water Act Section 404 permitting, water quality monitoring
Irrigation structure design and rehabilitation, fish-friendly irrigation diversion structures, ditch and canal and linings.
Dams and Reservoirs
Dam design and rehabilitation, high hazard dam inspection, compliance with DNRC Dam Safety Program and Montana Dam Safety Act
Big Hole Cooperative Ditch Company
Our engineers planned and designed this fish friendly diversion to both facilitate irrigation water management and improve fish passage for endangered species. This design-build project includes a new headgate structure, measuring structure, and rock drop weirs in the river specifically designed to provide native fish safe passage.