Hydrometrics’ staff of geotechnical engineers has extensive experience with geotechnical design and analysis and are qualified and experienced in geotechnical project development, exploration, drilling and sampling.  Hydrometrics provides geotechnical engineering services to clients throughout Montana, Idaho, Washington and North Dakota.

Our geotechnical engineering staff has a broad range of geotechnical expertise, including design and analysis of foundation materials, slope stability, embankment materials, retaining walls and dam design. Hydrometrics has extensive experience performing exploration, drilling and sampling as part of geotechnical investigations to determine subsurface soil and bedrock conditions, characterize subsurface soils and determine soil strength parameters to use in analysis and design.

Exploration, Drilling, and Sampling
Hydrometrics has broad drilling and exploration experience conducting geotechnical investigations that involve:

  • Auger drilling
  • Air rotary drilling
  • Direct push sampling
  • Standard Penetration Testing (SPT)
  • Cone Penetrometer Testing (CPT)
  • Vane shear testing
  • Test pit excavation and sampling
  • Installation of monitoring instrumentation

Geotechnical Analysis

  • Bearing Capacity
  • Settlement
  • Seismic Analysis
  • Seepage Analysis
  • Slope Stability Evaluation and Modeling

Geotechnical Design

  • Dam Design and Rehabilitation
  • Flexible and Rigid Pavement Design
  • Foundation Design
  • Retaining Wall Design

Contact for More Information:
Mark Rhodes
- Engineering Manager: (406) 443-4150