Hydrology & Groundwater Expert Witnesses

Engineering Expert Witness Listings

Expert witnesses who may consult and testify on hydrology and groundwater may be found on this page. Experts found here may consult on issues involving drainage, floods, geohydrology, ground water, and groundwater contamination. These experts may provide reports concerning hydrogeology, hydrologic engineering, storm drains, storm water, and storm water management. They may also opine on water resources, water resources exploration, water rights, groundwater hydrology, watershed hydrology, wetland hydrology, and groundwater remediation, among other topics.

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Chuck Dutill, P.E., D.F.E. (Heritage Technical Services, Inc.)
For over 45 years Mr. Dutill has been performing hydrology and environmental engineering nationwide. He has focused on wastewater, stormwater, flooding, sewers, septic systems, groundwater, drainage, runoff, hydrology, hydraulics, backups, drinking water,... Learn More ›

Jay Rosenthal, CCM (Air, Weather & Sea Conditions, Inc.)
In many areas of litigation, weather factors can be crucial, sometimes decisive factors in establishing liability and the size of a reasonable settlement. As a Certified Consulting Meteorologist and expert witness with over 30 years of professional experience,... Learn More ›

David L Mitchell, Ph.D. (GEO Associates)
GEO Associates provides litigation support services and expert witness testimony for civil and criminal investigations and insurance industry cases (both plaintiff and defendant) that involve Groundwater Pollution and Data Analysis, Forensic Geology and... Learn More ›

James J. Connors (Nationwide Practice in Hydrology and Environmental Science)
Dr. James J. Connors is a Professional Hydrologist (P.H.), certified by the American Institute of Hydrology, and a licensed Professional Geoscientist (P.G.). For more than 38 years, he has worked on projects and legal cases involving groundwater, surface... Learn More ›

Timothy D Bechtel (RETTEW)
Dr. Bechtel is geophysicist/geologist, and a world-renowned expert on sinkholes. But not just sinkholes; bedrock conditions, caves, water pollution, and all issues related to karst terranes. Dr. Bechtel has 25+ years of experience in the engineering/environmental... Learn More ›
L.David Givler MSCE, P.E. (Givler Engineering, Inc.)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: L. David Givler, MSCE, PE is the president of the firm. He is a technical expert in hydrology and hydraulics with experience since 1984. His experience in municipal engineering and site development began...
Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc. is a multi-discipline, broad-spectrum firm providing comprehensive and qualified forensic engineering, architecture, scientific, biomechanics, and fire/arson investigation...
Bonneau Dickson (Bonneau Dickson, PE)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Bonneau Dickson, P.E. is a sanitary engineer with forty years of experience in all aspects of potable water, wastewater and stormwater design and construction management. He has provided forensic sanitary...
Ben Costello (Nationwide Environmental Svcs)
Location: Colorado
Areas of Expertise: Nationwide Environmental Services, Inc. (NES) specializes in CERCLA/SARA site project management and in litigation support and expert witness work. Our staff also has considerable experience in providing...
Robin D. Franks (TGE Resources, Inc.)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Ms. Franks is the President & CEO of TGE Resources, Inc. - a professional services firm specializing in environmental consulting, engineering, and industrial hygiene. She holds multiple degrees and related...
Brian D LaCas (LaCas Consultants Inc. (LCI Engineering Group))
Location: British Columbia
Areas of Expertise: Brian David LaCas, P. Eng., FEC Sr. Hydrotechnical Engineer, founder and President LaCas Consultants Inc. (since 1991), a hydrotechnical consulting engineering company. His main area of expertise is...
Mark D. Mitchell (Genesis Project, Inc.)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Mark D. Mitchell, P.G. is a registered professional geologist, based in the southeast United States, with over 37 years of experience in hydrogeology, environmental science and project management. This...
Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MICHAEL D. KLEIN, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. Professional Engineer - Certified Hazardous Materials Expert - Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator - Manufacturing Processes & Procedures - Environmental Management...
David L. Mitchell, Ph.D (Met Associates)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: MET Associates provides litigation support services and expert witness testimony for civil and criminal investigations and insurance industry cases (both plaintiff and defendant) that involve Air Quality...
Todd R Morris, CCM (Global Weather and Climate Consulting LLC)
Location: Arizona and California
Areas of Expertise: Global Weather and Climate Consulting LLC is an independent weather consulting firm specializing in forensics, forecasting, planning and weather expert witness testimony for both plaintiffs and defendants....
John Shaw, PE (John Shaw Consulting LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Water, Wastewater and Sewer industry – John Shaw has a unique combination of an operations and an engineering background. Sanitary engineering including water (potable) and wastewater (industrial...
Franklin Fong, G.E. (Franklin Fong, G.E.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Fong is a Registered Geotechnical Engineer with 50 years of professional experience on major project assignments, including soil and foundation investigations, geologic and seismic investigations,...
Liberty Environmental
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Liberty Environmental, Inc. provides environmental consulting and engineering services to clients across the United States – including manufacturers, private landowners, land developers, financial institutions...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Andrew J. Davidoff, Ph.D. (Exigent Group Limited)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Davidoff is a Ph.D. Geologist and practicing geophysicist with over 20 years domestic and international experience located in Texas. He has extensive experience in Oil and Gas Exploration and Development...
Vincent A. Ettari, P.E. (Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C. serves New York City & the counties of Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Suffolk (Long Island), Nassau, Bronx (N.Y.), Queens, Brooklyn / Kings County,...
Julian M. Toneatto, Ph.D., PE, PP(NJ) (Adler Engineers, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Highly experienced, articulate Professional Engineer (PE) in several states and Prof. Planner (PP)NJ. Engineering expert with 43 years experience in Engineering and Environmental Consulting. Doctorate...
Michael A Pouncey (Genesis Environmental Group, LLC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Michael Pouncey has eleven years of experience and progressive responsibility in environmental consulting. His qualifications include extensive hands-on planning; field investigation; design; cost estimating;...
Brendan P. Merk P.G. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Brendan Merk has over 20 years of experience as a professional geologist. He has performed property assessments, subsurface investigations, environmental evaluations, and managed remediation efforts. He...
Michael Tuttman, P.E. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Michael J. Tuttman, P.E. Civil Engineer, Highway & Bridge Engineering Expert Michael Tuttman is a Civil Engineer with over 25 years of engineering and design experience in a diverse group of disciplines...
Steven B. Norris AIA, RCE, HG, GE, EG, RG, GC, CASp (Architectural & Engineering Design Group)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Norris is a licensed Architect, Engineer and Contractor, whose litigation experience includes forensic analysis of large scale residential, commercial, industrial and public works projects. During...
Gerald Blackler, PhD, PE, DWRE
Location: Colorado
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Blacker is a board certified, licensed, and experienced water resources engineer specializing in flood recovery, applied hydraulics, hydrology, the engineering of stormwater systems, and open channel...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Scott Wilton, P.E. (The Falcon Group)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Wilton is a Senior Engineer for the Firm, specializing in the evaluation and design of building and site improvements for residential and commercial properties; and owner representation with respect...
Philip T Tringale, PhD, PE (Langan Engineering & Environmental Services)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Tringale provides environmental consulting and expert witness services to a diverse group of public and private sector clients throughout the United States both directly and through legal counsel....
Rudolph P Frizzi, PE, GE, D.GE (Langan Environmental & Engineering Services)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Frizzi’s geotechnical engineering and project management experience is extensive, with particular emphasis on: foundation design and construction in urban areas, and large-scale land and waterfront...
Hydrology & Groundwater FAQs

What is a hydrology & groundwater expert witness?

A hydrology & groundwater expert witness is a person who is qualified to give expert testimony about hydrology and groundwater matters in a legal proceeding.

What is the role of a hydrology & groundwater expert witness?

The job of a hydrology & groundwater expert witness is to provide testimony related to water resource management, groundwater contamination, and aquifer testing, among other matters.

How much can a person make as a hydrology & groundwater expert witness?

Hydrology & groundwater expert witnesses may agree with the retaining attorney to an hourly rate anywhere from $200 to $450 per hour, or more, depending on the case.

What are the qualifications of a hydrology & groundwater expert witness?

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In legal proceedings, what evidence is reviewed by a hydrology & groundwater expert witness?

A hydrology & groundwater expert witness reviews evidence related to water flow, quality, and contamination, as well as the impact of human activities on groundwater resources and the environment.

What type of cases typically require the testimony of a hydrology & groundwater expert witness?

Cases involving water contamination, groundwater contamination, water rights disputes, flood damage, and environmental impact assessments often require the testimony of a hydrology and groundwater expert witness.