Hydrogeologic Investigation

hiMutch Associates, Inc. brings the experience gained from more than 35 years of hydrogeologic work throughout the United States. Beginning in the early 1970s, the staff of Mutch Associates conducted some of the first in-depth hydrogeologic studies of pre-Superfund, hazardous waste disposal sites, and later applied that experience to Superfund and other waste disposal and industrial plant sites across the country. Working for major solid waste management companies, Fortune 100 firms, and Superfund PRP groups, this work included such sites as:

  • Ciba-Geigy Plant, Toms River, New Jersey
  • Kin-Buc Landfill, Edison, New Jersey
  • Kodak Park West, Rochester, New York
  • Olin 102nd Street Landfill, Niagara Falls, New York
  • Chromium Ore Processing Residue Sites, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Chemsol Superfund site, Piscataway, New Jersey
  • Dico TCE Site, Des Moines, Iowa
  • FE Warren Atlas B Missile site, Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Shope’s Landfill Superfund site, Girard, Pennsylvania

Particular areas of hydrogeologic expertise include:

  • DNAPL behavior and investigation
  • Fractured rock hydrogeology
  • Aquifer testing
  • Groundwater and contaminant fate and transport modeling
  • Aquifer storage and recovery
  • Metals behavior in groundwater systems
  • Monitored natural attenuation
  • Matrix diffusion effects in fractured rock
  • Groundwater/surface water interactions