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Southwest Groundwater Services

The goal of most hydrogeologic projects in the arid southwest is water supply acquisition. Southwest Groundwater Consultants (SGC) was created in 1993 to meet that need. We specialize in nearly all aspects of water resources development and also provide a suite of environmental services. Whatever your project needs, SGC has experienced professionals who can get the job done right. The specific services we provide are outlined below.

Water Resources

Water Resources

  • Water supply studies
  • Hydrologic investigations
  • Aquifer recharge/dewatering
  • Water quality
  • Aquifer testing and sampling

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Wells

Wells

  • Well siting analyses
  • Well spacing investigations
  • Well design
  • Drilling, installation, and testing of: ASR wells, production wells, exploration wells, and monitor wells
  • Well rehabilitation
  • Well abandonment

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Permitting

Permitting

  • Well permits
  • Water supply applications: CAWS, AAWS, DAWS, PAD, and Water Adequacy Reports
  • Recharge permits: USF and WS
  • APPs
  • AZPDES permits

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Computer Modeling

Computer Modeling

  • Conceptual model development
  • GIS development and spatial analysis
  • Numerical groundwater flow modeling
  • Analytical groundwater flow modeling
  • Aquifer test analysis
  • Particle tracking analyses
  • Contaminant fate and transport
  • Advanced model calibration
  • Nested and unstructured grids
  • Predictive uncertainty analyses

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Environmental

Environmental

  • Phase I, II, and III ESAs
  • Characterization/Closure of: landfills, LUST sites, WQARF sites, and U.S. EPA Superfund sites
  • Remedial design
  • Compliance monitoring, testing, and reporting

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GIS Services

GIS Services

  • Basemap Preparation
  • GIS Application Development
  • Spatial Database Management
  • Corridor Resources Mapping
  • Corridor Constraints Mapping
  • Groundwater Modeling
  • Site Feasibility Constraints Mapping
  • Asset Inventory Mapping & Management
  • Resource Deployment Management

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Litigation Support

Litigation Support

  • Expert witness testimony
  • Technical support for legal proceedings

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Valued Clients

SGC’s Arizona client base – big, small, and diverse includes: local municipalities, the State of Arizona, Native American Communities, utility companies, law firms, mining companies, master planned communities, engineering firms, school districts, private businesses, and individuals. A partial list of Southwest Groundwater Consultants’ valued clients is presented below.