World-class water experts, smart technology, and sustainable water management solutions that protect natural resources.

Featuring world-class scientific and academic leadership, RESPEC is the premier provider of water, environmental, and natural resources engineering and technology in North America. We service mining, energy, agricultural, and public-sector clients across the world.  RESPEC’s broad geographic reach optimizes collaboration with regional experts who best understand an area’s water challenges, environmental issues, and infrastructure needs. 

Water & Environment Projects

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Aspen Rio Grande Park Stormwater Improvements

Engineering a water quality treatment facility at Rio Grande Park while ensuring that the park provides an aesthetic environment for visitors.
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Benton County Irrigation Scheduler

Creating a web-based application (Irrigation Management Assistant) to help manage irrigation.
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Big Sioux Flood Information System

Developing a Flood Information System for the Big Sioux River Basin in eastern South Dakota.
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Superfund Performance Monitoring

Evaluating the ecological response to large-scale Superfund remediation of the Upper Clark Fork River Basin in western Montana.
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Water & Environment Solutions

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Water & Environment Products

RESPEC’s product line is geared towards making businesses and organizations better, faster, smarter, and safer. Our products benefit clients in need of greater efficiency, accuracy, and cost savings.

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BASINS

BASINS integrates environmental data, analysis tools and watershed and water quality models to assist in managing watersheds and developing Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs).
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BASINS/HSPF Training

Advanced five-day trainings by experts in BASINS/HSPF, the major software tools for watershed and TMDL assessments in the US and around the world.
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Fulcrum Sync for Enterprise

Fulcrum Sync for Enterprise is a robust suite of software and database tools that allows mobile field service teams to obtain the best data while meeting best practice needs.
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HSPEXP+ 

HSPEXP+—An enhanced expert system for calibration of HSPF.
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Hydrologic Simulation Program‑FORTRAN (HSPF)

Hydrologic Simulation Program‑FORTRAN (known as HSPF) is an analytical tool that has applications in planning, designing, and operating water-resources systems. 
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Hydrologic Simulation Program–Python (HSP²)

RESPEC’s Hydrologic Simulation Program–Python (HSP²) model uses modern technology to improve upon its predecessor Hydrologic Simulation Program–FORTAN (HSPF) model.
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Irrigation Management Assistant (IMA)

RESPEC’s Irrigation Management Assistant (IMA) is a web-based, mobile-friendly, irrigation-scheduling application that reduces the environmental impact of irrigation.
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mapFeeder™

RESPEC’s mapFeeder™ is an interactive mapping software consisting of powerful, user-driven database and map searching capabilities, historic data tracking, and reporting.
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SARA Load Reduction Tool  

SARA Load Reduction Tool — Allowing users to determine the constituent load reductions needed to reach water quality standards in model reaches within a watershed.
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SARA TS Utility  

SARA Timeseries Utility supports the analysis and management of time-varying environmental data.
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Scenario Application Manager (SAM)

RESPEC’s HSPF Scenario Application Manager (SAM) is a comprehensive decision-support tool for planning and implementing targeted actions to restore or protect water quality.
Waterfall and river on the Black Sea region in Turkey.

Storm Water Management Model (SWMM)

RESPEC reengineered the user-interface architecture for the Environmental Protection Agency's Storm Water Management Model (SWMM) and EPANET.
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Related News

RESPEC’s corporate newsroom features stories of success, expansion, innovation, strategy, and community impact.

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STEM Innovator Breaks Barriers and Debunks Stereotypes

Deb Shewfelt, Sr. Geoscientist, VP of RESPEC Consulting Inc., and a member of the Canadian Board of Directors of RESPEC Consulting Inc., is RESPEC’s STEM Volunteer of the Season.
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Denver Group Earns Colorado Contractors’ Association Award

The project involved providing stream-restoration services to protect critical power plant infrastructure for CSU.
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Flat Rock Geographics Joins RESPEC

By acquiring Flat Rock Geographics, RESPEC continues to integrate technology into the water, mining, and energy markets to better serve clients.
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Governor Praises Flood Information System for Big Sioux Basin

The Big Sioux River Flood Information System contains more than 8,500 possible flood scenarios that can be utilized by the public to evaluate specific flood risks.
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LaPrele Irrigation

Creating early warning sensors for rock motion to ensure Wyoming canyon and dam safety.
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Leadership Development Program Completes First Year

A foundation of trust for tomorrow’s leaders.
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New Tech Note Updates HSPF Water Quality Parameter/ Calibration

This technical note provides in-depth information on specific water quality parameters and associated water quality calibration recommendations for the HSPF.
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RESPEC Acquires AQUA TERRA Consultants

Acquiring AQUA TERRA significantly increases RESPEC's ability to develop and apply state-of-the-science watershed models as a part of integrated solutions.
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RESPEC Acquires Moser Engineering

RESPEC made a key market investment in Denver, Colorado, through the acquisition of Moser & Associates Engineering.
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RESPEC Announces 2018 I|C|I Award Honorees

Rewarding Employee Innovation, Collaboration, Inspiration
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New Officers

RESPEC Board of Directors Appoints New Officers in December 2018
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50 Years of Innovation at RESPEC

Since its beginning as a small engineering firm in the Black Hills in 1969, RESPEC has grown to become a leader of innovative engineering and advanced technological solutions.
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RESPEC Launches HSP² Tutorials

RESPEC Launches Online HSP² Tutorials in a Collaborative Approach to Protect the World’s Water.
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RESPEC Merges with MATRIX

The merger of MATRIX Consulting Group, Inc. into RESPEC aligns two successful organizations with proven track records of delivering sustainable, environmental solutions.
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RESPEC Offers BASINS/HSPF Training

RESPEC continues to increase advanced training programs in BASINS/HSPF in the US and abroad.
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RESPEC Opens Colorado Springs Office, Retains Top Talent

Local Presence and Extensive Experience Support Growth Initiative.
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RESPEC Opens San Antonio Office

Continuing a strategic market expansion in San Antonio, Texas.
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RESPEC Purchases PHC Reclamation

The combined technical expertise of the RESPEC and PHC-REC team increases our ability to serve the needs of the mining reclamation and environmental restoration markets.
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RESPEC Releases HSPEXP+2.0 on GitHub

Major Upgrade Serves Worldwide Water Community Online.
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RESPEC Tests “Farmers Friend,” New Soil Moisture Sensor

Simple, Affordable Solution Manages Water Balance.
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RESPEC Tool Helps Communities Manage Flood Events

Officials from Watertown got a glimpse of a new flood forecasting tool that will help their communities better manage nature’s occasional floods.
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RESPEC Welcomes Montana Talent

New Montana talent expands RESPEC's geographic footprint and strengthens our integrated solutions for natural resource development, water resources, and environmental restoration.
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RESPEC Welcomes WRC Engineering

By acquiring WRC Engineering, RESPEC diversifies its service offerings in water rights and water and wastewater engineering.
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RESPEC Wins Award for Big Sioux River FIS

The South Dakota Engineering Society (SDES) Eastern Chapter recently announced RESPEC as the winner of the 2018 Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award.
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RESPEC’s Renaissance Man Pays It Forward

Tells STEM Students to “Seek First to Understand.”
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STEM—Go For It!

RESPEC is launching a unique outreach and mentoring program to amplify the importance of STEM education in their communities and shape tomorrow’s workforce.
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US and Canada Trust RESPEC Water Science

IJC Endorses Water Quality Targets.
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EPA Announces Wyoming’s North Platte River Off List of Impaired Waterbodies

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency have taken over 36 miles of the North Platte River off the list of impaired waterbodies.
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Our Experts

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Alicia Gilley
Senior Staff Engineer

Alicia.Gilley@respec.com