Michael Hayes is a Principal Civil Engineer based in West Virginia with more than 20 years of experience focused on project management and engineering experience for client projects, including remediation of hazardous waste sites; Brownfields redevelopment; water and wastewater treatment; pumping systems and pump stations; solid waste facility capping and closure; petroleum distribution; storage tank design and containment; site investigations and wetlands mitigation.
Mike specializes in industrial water and wastewater treatment, collection, and distribution systems. His clients include the railroad transportation industry, landfill companies, oil and gas companies, steam electric generating utilities, municipal utilities, and public agencies. He has utilized his industrial wastewater treatment experience in the design of remedial treatment facilities, including Superfund sites.
In addition to Mike's design experience, his strengths include working directly with public advisory groups and citizen's action panels while developing remediation plans to address environmental impacts. He is a key member of the engineering team tasked with the cleanup of the Montrose Chemical project site in California. In this role, Mike is responsible for more than15 miles of extraction and injection piping, 15 deep extraction wells, and a groundwater reinjection system at the site, which is part of the Superfund National Priorities List.
Mike's portfolio also includes assisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with the final cap of a Superfund site that was contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls. He has served as the engineer of record and certifying engineer for the closure and capping of solid waste facilities for private sector clients and through state closure assistance programs.
To advance the state of the practice, Mike gives frequent presentations on the topics of zero liquid discharge systems and the latest technologies for treating wastewater in a variety of industries, including power generation, oil, gas, and mining.