Industrial Mineral Mine Site Characterization, Permitting and Compliance

Mine design, permitting and compliance requires the services of experienced scientists and engineers with a comprehensive understanding of the owner/operator’s needs as well as the regulatory framework.  Hydrometrics has experience in permitting and design support for a variety of industrial mineral operations in the western US including talc, bentonite, garnets, frac sand and sand and gravel.  Our experience with state and federal regulations and expertise in surface water, hydrogeological, and soils studies are a key component of effective permitting and compliance efforts.  Projects have included the baseline site investigations, facility design, reclamation plan development and permitting for new and expansion of existing mines.  Services include all aspects of environmental monitoring and water resource investigations.  Hydrometrics can provide client support for a variety of compliance monitoring and permitting issues including water supply, water rights, water treatment, discharge permits and stormwater management.  Our staff of professional scientists and engineers is committed to employing proven technologies as well as innovative techniques to provide cost-effective solutions.

Site Characterization
Hydrometrics has experience conducting all phases of investigations:

  • Regulatory Support
  • Surface Water, Groundwater and Soils Investigations
  • Baseline and Compliance Water Sampling
  • Wetlands Mapping and Delineation
  • Statistical Analysis and Reporting
  • Groundwater Modeling
  • Geochemical Studies and Modeling
  • Geotechnical Evaluations

Hydrometrics can conduct or coordinate all aspects of permitting requirements:

  • Regulatory Support
  • Baseline Hydrology, Geochemical, Hydrogeological and Soils Studies
  • Groundwater Modeling and Analysis
  • NPDES and Stormwater Permitting
  • NEPA Analysis and Support
  • Wetlands 404 Permitting
  • Permit Application Preparation
  • Community Information Support

Contact Me for More Information:
Mike Wignot - President
: (406) 443-4150