Hydrogeology

Associated's team of hydrogeologists offers a broad range of expertise in groundwater supply assessment and development, and aquifer capacity and protection studies.  Our team excels at crafting practical strategies to solve a variety of groundwater-related problems. Groundwater supply development for municipal, industrial, recreational, and agricultural clients is a major focus of our work. Canada-wide and international experience provides our team with a comprehensive understanding of the differing regulatory frameworks in these jurisdictions and how best to apply appropriate solutions.

Our services include:

  • groundwater exploration and test-production well programs
  • aquifer testing
  • groundwater quality characterization
  • well rehabilitation
  • aquifer protection planning
  • dewatering
  • solid and liquid waste disposal impact assessment
  • groundwater recharge and budget analysis
  • artificial groundwater recharge and injection well studies
  • aquifer mapping at local and regional scales
  • surface water and groundwater interaction studies
  • groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling

To further navigate groundwater regulatory requirements in BC, visit our page on the BC Water Sustainability Act.

  • Nicole Penner B.Sc.

    Environmental Scientist

    • I enjoy helping clients find practical ways to protect the quality of drinking water and aquatic environments, and sustainable ways to manage water supplies.
    • Nicole Penner
    • Growing up next to a lake, I’ve always loved the water. Swimming, sports, and camping with my family, friends, and dogs are my passions. 
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  • Clients

    BC Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure
    City of Calgary
    City of Vernon
    City of Whitehorse
    Coldstream Ranch
    Columbia Shuswap Regional District
    Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band
    Okanagan Basin Water Board
    Regional District of North Okanagan
    Sumas First Nations
    Tervita
    Yukon Government