Groundwater Expert Witness

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Groundwater expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on groundwater. The groundwater expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Civil Engineering, Engineering, Environmental, Hydrology, Industrial Hygiene, and Mining.

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Mark J. Vanarelli, PhD, PE, PG, BCEE, DWRE, F.ASCE COVAN Engineering LLC

Westminster, Colorado
Civil Engineering, Mining - Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering, Tunnel Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Groundwater, Geology, Water Resources Engineering, Remediation Design, Trenchless Technology, Site Investigations.
Licensed Professional Engineer (PE - Civil) (1996-Pres.) – CO, PA, and NJ; USA Licensed Professional Geologist (PG) (1992-Pres.) – PA, KY, IL, and WY; USA Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE, 2002) – American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D. WRE, 2009) – American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (ASCE affiliate) OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour operator and 8-hour supervisor level training certification MSHA Surface Mining Certification (renewed 2016) American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Fellow (#342191) Society of Mining, Metallurgical and Exploration (SME-AIME) - Member American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) - Member Published Papers: • Hamed M. Jassim, Mark J. Vanarelli, Faris R. Ahmed, Varoujan K. Sissakian and Hassan O. Omer, 2019. Portal Landslide Analysis of the New Haibat Sultan Tunnels in Koya, Kurdistan Region, Iraq, 14th International Conference Underground Const...

James Berndt, LPG August Mack Environmental

Indianapolis, Indiana
Environmental, Hydrology - hydrogeology, groundwater, groundwater modeling, pollution, contamination, dry cleaning, environmental investigation, remediation, wells, modeling, contaminated soil, VOC contamination, drinking water, risk assessment, remedial alternatives, reasonable and necessary, subsurface investigation
James Berndt, LPG is the Manager of Corporate Technical Services and a Licensed Professional Geologist in the Corporate office of August Mack Environmental, Inc. with more than 30 years of experience in the environmental industry. During his career, Mr. Berndt has managed hundreds of environmental projects for clients across the United States, in Europe, and South America, involving heavy metals, petroleum and chlorinated solvents and other volatile organic compounds including TCE, PCE and associated degradation products. His work commonly involved delineating the nature and extent of impacts, developing risk-based cleanup criteria and designing and implemented corrective actions. In addition to consulting work, Mr. Berndt has taught hydrogeology as a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Indianapolis. His primary areas of expertise include site investigation, remediation, hydrogeology, groundwater flow and chemical transport modeling, and predictive cost modeling for e...

Chuck Dutill, PE, DFE Heritage Technical Services, Inc.

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Environmental, Engineering - Hydrology, Sewer, Water, Flooding, Groundwater, Hydrogeology, Drainage, Wastewater Treatment, Septic Systems, Utility, Sewer Systems, Sanitary Sewage, Mold, Stormwater Management, Hydraulics, Hazardous Waste, Drinking Water, Waste Management, Erosion, Soils, Pumping, Water Quality, Air Quality
Nationwide experience as hydrologist, environmental engineer, and civil engineer, including for construction, operations, design, inspections, floodplains, contamination, toxicity, hazardous waste, spills, grading, remediation, pollution, sinkholes, health and safety, pumping, modeling, odors, soils, dams, regulations, combined sewers, overflows, aquifers, water distribution, water treatment, hydraulic fracturing, Standard of Care, sedimentation, hydroplaning, wetlands, landfills, monitoring, infiltration/inflow, and metering. Forensic cases for Mr. Dutill have comprised federal and state courts, and include damages from approximately $25,000 to approaching $1 billion, with most between $100,000 to $5M. As indicated in feedback from attorneys on expert witness cases, some of the strengths of Mr. Dutill include understandable guidance, responsiveness, timeliness, communication, effective report writing, strong testimony (including on cross), efficiency, organization, and assistance ...

Robin D. Franks, PG, CHMM, RSO TGE Resources, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Environmental, Industrial Hygiene - Real Estate Assessment (Phase I II), Soil, Groundwater, Soil Vapor Remediation, Compliance Consulting, Industrial Hygiene, Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), Asbestos, Mold, Lead, Hazardous Materials, Oilfield & Pipeline Response, Underground Storage Tank Release, NRC-Compliant Radiation Safety
Ms. Franks is President & Founder of TGE Resources, Inc., & a multi-credentialed, multi-degreed professional in Geology (MS/BS) & Biology (BS). She serves clients as a technical professional & actively lends professional expertise & industry-specific knowledge across commercial & industrial settings. She brings technical capability to highly regulated industries - Transportation, Distribution, Energy, Mining, Manufacturing, Chemical & Petrochemical, Healthcare, Recyclers & Reclaimers, Financial, Auto, & others. She is an expert in applying full-service environmental capability in “urban core” land redevelopment projects, with high profile, extensively contaminated assets intended for sensitive (ex., healthcare) future use involving a wide array of constituents & chemicals of concern. With her combined Industrial Hygiene (IH) capability, she consults respecting impacted media (soil, groundwater, & soil vapor) & placement of permanent controls to mitigate risk. With Fortune 500/100/10...