Waterstone has a comprehensive resume of environmental and business services including project and engineering experience.


Mining Hydrology

  • Hydrogeologic support for coal, metals, and uranium mining operations worldwide
  • Water supply development and conveyance engineering
  • Acid-mine drainage and water quality issues
  • Slope stability and pit inflow analyses
  • Geologic mapping, stratigraphic correlation, and structural interpretation
  • Dewatering and pit progression design
  • Mine waste and heap leach remediation
  • Surface subsidence and aquifer collapse issues
  • Reclamation and bond-release support
  • Soils and vegetation geochemical sampling and analyses

Numerical Applications & Computer Modeling

  • Ground-water flow modeling
  • Geochemical modeling
  • Equilibrium and nonequilibrium solute transport modeling
  • LNAPL and DNAPL transport modeling
  • Monte Carlo analyses
  • Statistical parameter estimation
  • Model prediction uncertainty
  • Model and custom code development
  • Geostatistics and probability analyses
  • GIS database management and programming
  • Custom design of database systems

Environmental Studies

  • Environmental risk assessments
  • CERCLA litigation support
  • Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Regulatory compliance for landfill, impoundment, and storage facility closure
  • Water augmentation plans
  • Environmental impact studies and assessments
  • Wetlands evaluation and biochemical studies
  • Inventory and classification of vegetation communities
  • Archeological and socioeconomic surveys
  • Aerial photographic surveys and LANDSAT image interpretation
  • Vegetation mapping and ecosystem delineation

Contaminant Characterization & Aquifer Evaluation

  • Aquifer characterization
  • Geochemical studies
  • Isotopic analyses and age dating
  • Vadose zone monitoring
  • CERCLA/RCRA/UST site investigations
  • Ground-water, surface-water, air and soils sampling
  • Design and management of field investigations
  • Waste-water effluent monitoring

Surface-Water Hydrology

  • Stream channel characterization
  • Sediment transport modeling
  • Flood routing
  • Water quality and flow monitoring
  • Open-channel and pressure hydraulics
  • Hydraulic modeling and structures design
  • Basin development and conjunctive use management

Environmental Engineering

  • Landfill leachate removal and treatment systems
  • Design of hydraulic containment and barriers
  • Site-selection and feasibility studies
  • Feasibility studies for bioremediation and bioreclamation
  • Above ground and in-situ soil and ground-water treatment
  • Subsidence potential/foundation and seepage analyses
  • Design of pump/treat and injection/extraction installations
  • Waste water treatment system design and installation

Instruction & Training

  • Organic and inorganic analyses per U.S. and South American regulatory requirements
  • Analyses of water, soil, and vegetation
  • Column and humidity cell tests
  • Aquatic toxicity testing


  • Expert Witness
  • Technical litigation support