Environment & Water Resources

Effective integration of environmental solutions drives successful projects.

Our professionals have comprehensive environmental and water experience. Pond has built a solid reputation for excellence in multiple industries, including: energy; transportation; government and the private sector. Our staff consists of highly-trained, specialized, experienced, and responsive professionals ready to meet your needs. Our clients include major energy providers and utilities, local and state Departments of Transportation, US Department of Defense, US Fish & Wildlife Service, US Department of Agriculture, port authorities, airports, and many more. We have extensive experience with permitting roadway, pipeline, utility, aviation facility, site development, and vertical construction projects. From large federally-regulated projects to local support, Pond’s environmental services staff excel at identifying and controlling regulatory triggers, ensuring compliance, and delivering your project on time and within budget. Pond’s Water Resources professionals service federal, state, local and private clients. Our specialists include hydrology and hydraulics engineers that are dam and riverine engineering experts who provide in house soup to nuts consulting from dam design, maintenance to removal and river/stream restoration design and permitting. Our Water team frequently completes levee, structure and control device assessments, bridge hydrology studies, MS-4 roadway projects, regional or countywide (HUC) flood studies, stormwater infrastructure design and permitting, water quality studies, compliance and enforcement support. Our complete environmental and water capabilities give Pond clients a singular, efficient solution to meet any project needs.  

Environmental Services | Capabilities

  • Federal, State and Local Environmental Permitting
  • NEPA and State Environmental Review Documentation
  • Water & wetland identification, delineation, assessment, & mitigation planning
  • Protected species surveys, consultation, & mitigation planning
  • Ecological/functional assessment
  • Stream, wetland and habitat restoration design/permit/build
  • Cultural resources study management & consultation
  • Fisheries & aquatic studies
  • Integrated natural resource management plans
  • Natural resource damage assessments
  • Erosion & sedimentation control design & permitting
  • Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment
  • Phase 2 & 3 design & oversight
  • Erosion, sedimentation, & pollution control plan design
  • Environmental Inspections

Water Resources Services | Capabilities

  • Water Resources Services
  • HUC or Regional Watershed Planning Studies
  • Water quality assessment & monitoring
  • FEMA Permitting and Mapping Support
  • Hydraulic Structure Design – Culverts, Bridges, Dams and Intake Structures
  • Inspections & Engineering Assessments
  • UAV (aerial) and Conduit Video Inspections
  • Simple to Complex Hydrologic/Hydraulic Analysis
  • Principal/Auxiliary Spillway Structural Evaluations
  • Breach Analysis/EAPs
  • Earthen Auxiliary Spillway Erodibility Evaluations (SITES)
  • Rehabilitation Design
  • Design Reviews/Permitting
  • Construction Phase Services
  • LID (Low Impact Design)/GI (Green Infrastructure) Stormwater Analysis and Design
  • MS-4 Design and Permit Compliance
Stephen Bailey, PWS

Stephen Bailey, PWS

Principal and Program Manager

678-292-1115 ext. 4938

Glenn Martin, PWS, CE

Glenn Martin, PWS, CE

Director - Environmental Services

678-459-2586 ext. 4061

Chris Fagerstrom, PE

Chris Fagerstrom, PE

Director - Water Resources


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