Environmental & Water

Creating Resilient Solutions that Safeguard the Future

A keen understanding of how the natural and built environment impact each other is required for the creation of sustainable, resilient and effective infrastructure solutions. Leveraging the expertise of our biologists, environmental scientists, geologists, hydrologists, engineers, planners and more, we are able navigate the complexities of environmental and water projects.

While each project is unique, we call on decades of experience to guide our approach. With advanced modeling capabilities and an innovative mindset, we’ve developed and implemented solutions across the country that provide communities with the resources they need without compromising the health of the environment.

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Natural Resources

Creating a balanced relationship between necessary infrastructure and the natural environment is at the core of what we do. Whether you need assistance with the planning and design phases of wetland mitigation, advice regarding threatened/endangered species or help mitigating flooding and improving water quality, Benesch has a team at the ready.
As a nationally recognized leader in engineering and environmental services, we have a proven record of providing thousands of clients with quality work that balances community needs with environmental stewardship.

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Potable Water

It takes careful planning to ensure that drinking water systems are safe and reliable. From the raw water source to the clean water out of your tap, Benesch can meet your water needs. With extensive knowledge of water regulations, permitting requirements and effective funding strategies, Benesch can take your project from initial planning and feasibility studies through complete construction.

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Storm Water

Protecting the environment, reducing flooding and ensuring communities are equipped to handle rain events are seemingly simple goals of storm water management. In practice, success often requires an approach based on specialized knowledge and an in-depth understanding of local regulations. Benesch’s team of planners, hydrologists and civil and hydraulic engineers are prepared to help you accomplish your goals whether simple or complex.

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Our engineering services span virtually all aspects of wastewater practice areas—from master planning and hydraulic modeling to conveyance, treatment and combined sewer overflow control systems. We know these systems can be complex and may require various types of engineering to address the issues. As a full-service professional services firm, Benesch has the resources to tackle any problem from start to finish.

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