Water and Natural Resources

Geosyntec's Water and Natural Resources practice to address our clients’ most challenging regulatory, sustainability, and restoration issues. Geosyntec's Water and Natural Resources practice to address our clients’ most challenging regulatory, sustainability, and restoration issues.

At the center of Geosyntec's water and natural resources practice is a collaborative group of nationally recognized scientists and engineers dedicated to achieving the balance between the built and natural environments. Their practice specialties represent a diverse array of disciplines, including geomorphology, ecology, biology, statistics, construction management, computer science, and engineering.

Our practitioners are at the forefront of policy analyses, regulatory compliance, and technology applications that promote sustainable water resources management and ecosystem restoration.

Water and Natural Resources Practice Areas

  • Water Supply
  • Stormwater and Integrated Water Resource Management
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Natural Resources

Lead Consultants

  • Lisa Austin, P.E.
    Lisa Austin is a Principal Engineer based in California with more than 25 years of experience focused on water quality and stormwater management. Lisa's practice focuses on National Polluta ...
  • David Bonnett, P.E., P.Eng.
    David Bonnett is a Principal Engineer based in Massachusetts with 30 years of experience focused on water and natural resources engineering and waste containment facility planning and design, inclu ...
  • Mark Hanna, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP
    Mark Hanna is a Senior Principal Water Resources Engineer based in California with over 20 years of experience focused on water resources management. His experience in water rights, integrated wate ...
  • Poppy Staub
    Margaret "Poppy" Staub is a Senior Principal Geologist and Environmental Engineer based in Colorado with more than 20 years of experience focused on environmental compliance, Superfund site managem ...
  • Keith Tolson, Ph.D.
    Keith Tolson is a Senior Principal Environmental Scientist based in Florida with more than 15 years of experience focused on environmental sciences. He Specializes in the application of risk-based ...
  • Eric Strecker, P.E., BCEE
    Eric Strecker is a Senior Principal Water Resources Engineer based in Oregon with more than 30 years of experience focused on the design, monitoring, and evaluation of stormwater best management pr ...
  • Kim Williams, P.E., CPSWQ
    Kim Williams is a Senior Consultant Water Resources Engineer based in California with more than 20 years of experience focused on civil and environmental engineering. Specializing in stormw ...
  • Adrienne Nemura, P.E., BCEE
    Adrienne Nemura is a Senior Principal Water Resources Engineer based in Michigan with more than 30 years of experience focused on helping clients identify cost-effective and sustainable solutions t ...
  • Michael Lodato, P.G.
    Michael Lodato is a Principal Geologist based in Florida with more than 25 years of experience focused on the field of hydrogeology, site assessment, and remediation using innovative technologies. ...
  • Ganesh Krishnan, P.E., D.WRE
    Ganesh Krishnan is a Senior Principal Engineer based in Georgia with more than 20 years of experience focused on water resources and geoenvironmental engineering. Ganesh specializes in design engin ...
  • Mark Ellard, P.E., CFM, D.WRE
    Mark Ellard is a Senior Principal Water Resources and Environmental Engineer based in Florida with more than 20 years of experience in diverse watershed management, water quality assessment, and st ...
  • Brandon Steets, P.E.
    Brandon Steets is a Senior Principal Water Resources Engineer based in California with more than 16 years of experience focused on helping clients develop cost-effective solutions to their complex ...
  • Kathleen Harrison, P.G. QSP, QSD, QISP, ToR
    Kathleen Harrison is a Principal Geologist based in California with more than 20 years of experience focused on watershed management, stormwater pollution prevention, and erosion control. She is a ...
  • Robert Hartzel, CLM, CPESC
    Robert Hartzel is a Principal Water Resources Scientist based in Massachusetts with more than 20 years of experience focused on leading water resources restoration, watershed planning, and environm ...
  • Steve Layman, Ph.D.
    Steven Layman is a Principal Environmental Scientist based in Georgia with more than 25 years of experience focused on the characterization, assessment, and mitigation of impacts to water resources ...
  • Ken Susilo, P.E., CPSWQ
    Ken Susilo is a Senior Principal Water Resources Engineer based in California with more than 20 years of experience focused on urban stormwater management. Ken specializes in the development of mul ...
  • Leah MacKinnon, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.
    Leah MacKinnon is a Principal Engineer with more than 15 years of professional experience in the United States, Canada, and Europe focusing on remediation of groundwater containing recalcitrant com ...
  • Turgay Dabak, Ph.D., P.E.
    Turgay Dabak is a Principal Water Resources Engineer based in Washington, D.C. with more than 30 years of professional experience specializing in civil and environmental engineering, stormwater man ...
  • Tom Fendley, P.E.
    Tom Fendley is a Principal Environmental Engineer based in Georgia with more than 30 years of experience focused on civil/infrastructure design, construction engineering and contract administration ...
  • Jennifer Wilkie, Ph.D., P.E.
    Jennifer Wilkie is a Principal Engineer based in Illinois with more than 20 years of experience in environmental research and consulting focused on providing multidisciplinary services and support ...
  • Philip Reidy, P.E.
    Phil Reidy is a Principal Water and Natural Resources Engineer based in Kuala Lumpur with over 25 years of experience focused on geotechnical and stormwater management. He has specialized experienc ...
  • Lance Fontenot, Ph.D., PWS
    Lance Fontenot is a Principal Toxicologist based in Louisiana with more than 20 years of experience focused on assessing the human health and ecological effects of hazardous substance releases, and ...
  • Scott Sheridan, P.E.
    Scott Sheridan is a Senior Principal Civil and Geotechnical Engineer based in Virginia with more than 15 years of experience focused on providing professional engineering, construction management, ...
  • Chris Robinson, Ph.D., CEng, MIMechE
    Chris Robinson is a Principal Engineer based in England, with more than 23 years of professional experience focused on fluids systems engineering, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), gas dispersion ...
  • Christopher Robb, P.E.
    Chris Robb is a Principal Engineer based in Wisconsin with more than 20 years of experience in environmental consulting, remediation design and construction, quality control, and project management ...
  • Thomas Bristol
    Thomas Bristol is a Principal Engineer based in South Carolina with more than 17 years of experience in environmental consulting focused in the areas of environmental regulatory compliance; ecology ...
  • Caroline Field, C.Eng., P.E.
    Caroline Field is a Principal Civil Engineer with more than 20 years of professional experience in the de­sign and analysis of a wide range of structures for the built environment. She specializes ...
  • Matthew Wissler, P.G.
    Matt Wissler is a Principal Hydrogeologist with more than 14 years of experience focused on the evaluation of water resources, hydrogeologic investigations relating to resource and waste permitting ...
  • Jason Kerstiens, P.E.
    Jason Kerstiens is a Principal Civil and Environmental Engineer with over 17 years of experience providing process engineering, regulatory compliance, water resource optimization, and strategic pla ...
  • Trevor Carlson
    Trevor Carlson is a Principal Environmental Engineer based in Saskatchewan with more than 20 years of experience focused on environmental remediation projects including the characterization and rem ...
  • Matthew Wissler, P.G.
    Matt Wissler is a Principal Hydrogeologist with more than 14 years of experience focused on the evaluation of water resources, hydrogeologic investigations relating to resource and waste permitting, a ...
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Geosyntec is a specialized consulting and engineering firm that works with private and public sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure.

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