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Innovative water resource advisory, planning, engineering & compliance solutions

Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc. (ECT), offers unique client-specific, water resource solutions to a clientele that ranges from large, international corporations and federal agencies, to state and local governments, regional organizations, and non-profits of all sizes.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Policy, planning & assessment
  • Green infrastructure/low impact development
  • Water resources engineering
  • Water quality monitoring & modeling
  • Compliance

Water Resource Assessment, Planning & Public-Private Partnership Services

ECT performs water resource assessments, monitoring, planning, and policy analysis for clients seeking effective solutions that are innovative, economically viable, and environmentally sustainable. ECT is a national leader in advising on market-based options and public-private partnership options. ECT also provides program management support to local and regional organizations, and evaluates the engineering, economic, social, environmental and cultural impacts of projects related to issues including water resources restoration, Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs), nutrient criteria, and climate change adaptation.

Water Resource Modeling, Restoration & Green Stormwater Infrastructure Services

ECT’s award winning landscape architecture and engineering team has significant experience in all aspects of water resource engineering, from concept and design development, through construction and follow-up monitoring. Skill sets include green stormwater infrastructure and low impact development practices, ecosystem restoration, dam safety evaluations, innovative/decentralized waste water treatment design, and modeling related to coastal processes or river/lacustrine hydraulics and hydrology.  Finally, ECT’s record for securing grant funding and attracting private-sector financing serves as a testament to its ability to provide more than just excellent science.

Water Resource Compliance Services

ECT works with large, multi-faceted organizations while developing water resource compliance solutions. Our experience includes municipal and industrial National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits, biological assessments, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), TMDL compliance/implementation, and a full suite of compliance services under the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 316 regulations.

Water Resource Services

  • Market-based options for water infrastructure delivery & finance
  • Climate adaption support
  • Hydraulics, hydrologic & coastal modeling
  • Green infrastructure planning, design, construction oversight & monitoring
  • Ecological master site planning & sustainable site design
  • Trail & greenway planning & design
  • Native landscape planning & design
  • Program management support
  • Securing grant funding
  • NPDES permitting (municipal & industrial)
  • TMDL assessment & implementation
  • Assessment of cooling water use – Sections 316 (a/b)
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Ecological modeling
  • Minimum flows & levels & other means of assessing water supplies
  • Watershed studies & stormwater master planning
  • Water-use permitting & impact assessment
  • Stormwater practice evaluation & design
  • Ecosystem restoration planning, design & construction oversight/administration