Geotechnical Services

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RH2’s licensed engineering geologists have extensive experience in geologic exploration and field investigations supporting geotechnical analysis of sites proposed for a variety of construction projects.

Geotechnical and Engineering Geology

  • Erosion, slope stability, and wall construction monitoring
  • Mass wasting and steep slope analyses
  • Well design
  • Well interference tests and pump tests
  • Well field delineations
  • Geotechnical support for underground utility design
  • Recommendations for infrastructure design
  • Subsurface exploration and site reconnaissance
  • Engineering geology design for retaining walls
  • Trenchless pipeline technology
  • Dewatering plans
  • Mine reclamation and coal mine hazard studies
  • Isotope studies

Hydrogeology

  • Water supply analysis and development
  • Characterization of groundwater systems
  • Well design, construction, and testing
  • Wellhead protection analysis and mapping
  • Dewatering systems-design, construction, and operation
  • Groundwater assessment and remediation of solid waste and hazardous waste sites
  • Reclaimed wastewater and stormwater infiltration design, construction, and operation
  • Aquifer and well testing analysis
  • Groundwater and surface water interaction analysis
  • Groundwater control analysis
  • Modeling of groundwater flow, contaminant fate and transport, and geochemical reactions
  • Risk assessment

Geological Services

Regional and Local Geology

  • Stratigraphy
  • Tectonics
  • Structure
  • Geomorphology
  • Geologic mapping and cross-section
  • Past history of mining, filling, and other alterations
  • Mapping production with GIS or AutoCAD

Exploration methods

  • Photogrammetric analysis
  • LIDAR
  • Compositions, textures, and structures of earth exposed at existing outcrops
  • Geomorphology: mass wasting, slope stability, drainage, and erosion analyses
  • Test pits
  • Boring and Drilling

Aquifer Management

Relevant Projects