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ABOUT WATERLINE

OUR TEAM

Waterline is an employee-owned, environmental and groundwater consulting company that was formed in 2000. The management team at Waterline have over a century of combined environmental consulting and hydrogeological experience. Waterline employs approximately 60 staff, including over 20 principal and senior staff with experience ranging from 10 to 35 years in the fields of environmental consulting and hydrogeology.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Michelle Taylor, Waterline President

MICHELLE TAYLOR M.Sc., P.Eng.

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President
Principal Environmental Engineer
  • 25+ years of experience both in industry and consulting

  • Experience focused on contaminated site assessment and liability management, with specific areas of experience covering environmental site assessment, risk management, remediation, regulatory approvals, and regulatory compliance management

  • Works with all service teams to achieve strategic plan goals

  • Oversees marketing and external relationships that are critical for success including ensuring quality of service and technical excellence

Eric Pringle, Waterline COO

ERIC PRINGLE M.A.Sc., P.Eng.

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Chief Operating Officer
Principal Hydrogeological Engineer
  • 30+ years of environmental and hydrogeology consulting experience

  • Environmental site assessment, impact assessment, compliance based monitoring programs

  • Contaminant fate and transport modelling, natural attenuation assessments, landfill siting, landfill operation and design, remedial design and liability assessment and management

  • Has contributed physical hydrogeology projects to include aquifer testing and evaluation, well performance testing, municipal well head protection, well capture delineation and analytical/numeric modelling of groundwater flow

Michelle Taylor, Waterline President

DARREN DAVID M.Sc., P.Geo.

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VP BC Operations
Principal Hydrogeologist
  • 30+ years of experience

  • Extensive experience integrating groundwater science with engineering design and environmental impact requirements

  • Property and corporate mergers and acquisition due diligence review for life of mine water supply

  • Hydrogeology expert witness and qualified professional hydrogeologist BC

  • Groundwater discipline fatal flaw analysis related to assessing mine feasibility and business risk

  • Watershed and basin scale hydrogeology assessments

  • ML/ARD pathway assessment in unconsolidated and fractured bedrock environments

  • Aquifer mapping integrating various groundwater exploration tools including conceptual and numerical models, ground geophysics (TEM, ERT, passive and active seismic, etc.) and downhole geophysics (SP, Res, gamma, spinner, temperature, NMR)

  • Domestic and international mining experience

Steven Foley, Waterline Senior Director

STEVEN FOLEY M.Sc.(Hydro), M.Sc.(Geo), P.Geo.

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Senior Director
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

GROUP
MANAGERS

Brent Lennox, Waterline Environment Group Manager

BRENT LENNOX M.Sc., P.Geo.

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Environment Group Manager
Senior Hydrogeologist
  • 15+ years of experience

  • Designs and manages regional and site hydrogeological environmental investigations

  • Focused on contaminated sites including:

    • Conceptual site model and risk/remedial action plan development​

    • Site-specific guideline development

    • Soil and groundwater assessments and monitoring

    • In-situ and ex-situ remediation

Steve Sturrock, Waterline Water Resources Group Manager

STEVE STURROCK M.Sc., P.Geo.

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Water Resources Group Manager, Alberta
Senior Hydrogeologist
  • 15+ years of experience

  • Designs and manages regional and site hydrogeological investigations

  • Experienced in water resource development and management, including:

    • Groundwater exploration​

    • Aquifer management

    • Environmental compliance

Blake Hiebert, Waterline Water Security Group Manager

BLAKE HIEBERT B.Sc., P.Geo.

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Water Security Group Manager
Senior Hydrogeologist
  • 13+ years of experience

  • Designs and manages regional and site hydrogeological investigations

  • Experienced in water resource development and management, including:

    • Groundwater exploration​

    • Aquifer management

    • Environmental compliance

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JEFF ANDERSON B.A.

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Information Services Group Manager
  • 18+ years of experience

  • Experienced in managing and implementing geospatial solutions, including:

    • 3D visualization and modelling​

    • Waterline's proprietary, on-line data management and mapping applications

    • Automating routine data compilation and reporting tasks

    • GIS and mapping

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DALTON PAJAK B.Sc., P.Geo.

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Mining Group Manager, British Columbia
Senior Hydrogeologist
  • 12+ years of experience

  • Designs and manages regional and site hydrogeological investigations

  • Experienced in groundwater exploration and sustainable resource development, including:

    • Groundwater supply​

    • Aquifer management

    • Environmental compliance

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SIMON WING B.Sc., P.Geo.

    Water Resources Group Manager, British Columbia
    Senior Hydrogeologist
    • 12+ years of experience

    • Designs and manages regional and site hydrogeological investigations

    • Experienced in water resource development and management, including:

      • Stormwater infiltration​

      • Aquifer management

      • Environmental compliance

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