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Our Team

Waterline is an employee-owned, environmental and groundwater consulting company that was formed in 2000. The Principals of Waterline have over a century of combined environmental consulting and hydrogeological experience. Waterline employs approximately 50 staff, including over 20 principal and senior staff with experience ranging from 10 to 50 years in the fields of environmental consulting and hydrogeology.

Executive Team 

Steven Foley, M.Sc.(Hydro) M.Sc.(Geo), P. Geo.

Principal Hydrogeologist

  • 35+ years experience in groundwater sciences and petroleum exploration

  • Has explored & developed numerous groundwater supplies supporting oil and gas, commercial, industrial and municipal developments

  • Engaged in government policy development with respect to provincial groundwater management frameworks 

  • Experience with a wide variety of drilling and well stimulation technologies to enhance water-source well production and construction dewatering activities

  • Oversees basin-scale studies, site characterizations, contaminant assessments, impact assessments, industrial groundwater supplies, construction and mine dewatering, numerical analysis, project management and technical review

  • Decades of experience in public consultation and expert witness; including Canadian Energy Regulator hearings on national pipeline infrastructure projects

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Group Managers

Collen Middleton, P.Biol., RPBio.

Senior Soil & Terrain/Reclamation Scientist

  • 15+ years of experience

  • Experienced in managing and implementing soil reclamation and biophysical solutions, including:

    • Soil science​

    • Reclamation

    • Regulatory Permitting

    • Wetlands

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Service Teams
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Water Resources

Waterline's Physical Hydrogeology team provide a multitude of groundwater solutions ranging from groundwater source exploration, groundwater modelling, dewatering, water well testing, domestic/commercial water supply and regulatory compliance



Waterline provides expert solutions to wetlands, soil and land reclamation challenges. We are experienced in biophysical inventory, impact assessment, permitting, and environmental due diligence during construction.

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Contaminated Sites

Waterline offers site assessment, remediation, regulatory compliance & closure solutions for a wide range contamination challenges. We are experts in surface water quality, groundwater and soil sciences, helping our clients manage environmental liabilities across market sectors

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Waterline uses a proprietary web application to organize, visualize and automate data collection, interpretation, and reporting. Data-driven mapping and reporting workflows allows for more accurate, efficient deliverables. 

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