Water Resources

Water Resources MWHPioneering Affordable Solutions to Protect, Enhance, Store and Distribute Water

As one of the world’s leading water resources firms, MWH, now a part of Stantec, works closely with our clients to pioneer affordable solutions to protect, enhance, store and distribute water. Our water resources engineers have conducted thousands of investigations, water quality evaluations and basin management studies; and provided planning, design, and construction management services for water resources projects around the world.

MWH has the technical resources, knowledge, and multi-disciplinary expertise to bring environmentally responsible water resources solutions that satisfy our clients’ needs and successfully address diverse stakeholder interests and regulatory requirements. Our team confidently applies experiences gained in emerging technologies to provide technical solutions that are sustainable, robust, and based on sound scientific and engineering analysis.

Regulatory Requirements, Planning and Permitting

Through effective and efficient project planning, MWH experts provide comprehensive services and expertise in regulatory requirements, water resources planning and permitting to ensure project success, with services including:

  • Watershed planning and management
  • Alternative water supply planning
  • Water system master planning
  • Stormwater management and master planning
  • Water resource information management
  • Integrated regional water management
  • Water supply asset management
  • Wastewater recycling and reuse
  • Natural resources economics
  • Water use regulatory policy assistance
  • Public outreach and stakeholder facilitation
  • Project feasibility studies
  • Planning approval applications
  • Beneficial reuse
Environmental Engineering Services

Our sustainable water resources management solutions minimise the impact projects have on the environment and surrounding communities, including:

  • Ecosystem restoration
  • Resources assessments and compliance
  • Permitting assistance
  • Compliance with environmental legislation
  • Impact analysis and mitigation strategies
  • Documentation and filing
Water Resources Technologies

We are at the forefront in technologies to strengthen water resources programs, including:

  • Aquifer storage and recovery (ASR)
  • Managed aquifer recharge using surface water or reclaimed water
  • Brackish groundwater supply development
  • Deep injection wells design, permitting, and construction
  • Groundwater management planning
  • Groundwater modelling
  • Water resource evaluation associated with carbon sequestration
  • Hydrology and hydraulics
  • Water quality evaluations
  • Micro irrigation design
  • Irrigation scheme design
Preliminary and Detailed Design

Our multi-disciplinary design team blends expertise and proven reputation for innovative, quality design for water resources projects, including:

  • Flood management
  • Deep injection wells
Start-up and Commissioning

MWH expertise runs the full life cycle of a project, including partnering with our clients for water resources system modelling during start-up and commissioning of projects.

Program Management

Our experts have a proven track record of providing program management services to deliver complex water resources programs, including water resources conservation program assistance.

View more about our Program Management services.