Patrick Harms, PG, is responsible for project management and coordination of routine and non-routine monitoring and investigations, primarily at open and closed solid waste management sites. He specializes in groundwater investigations, including coordinating groundwater monitoring activities, analyzing environmental data, preparing regulatory compliance reports, and communications with regional and local regulatory agencies. He prepares and implements work plans for subsurface investigations, including borings and well installations, trenching, and remedial excavations. He is skilled in environmental sampling, including groundwater, surface water, leachate, soil, and soil vapor. Mr. Harms holds an MS degree in Geology, with thesis research in isotope hydrology. He is a licensed Professional Geologist in California.
Mr. Harms is experienced in groundwater monitoring and sampling events at Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) sites in Northern California. He has developed work plans and cost estimates for dual-phase extraction pilot studies and subsurface investigations; participated in remedial excavations and free product removal at contaminated facilities; interfaced with regulatory agencies and site owners; and completed soil vapor monitoring well installations at various industrial locations. His experience includes purging and sampling of monitoring wells, coordination with laboratories, ordering of field supplies and equipment rental, soil logging and soil sample collection, and related field activities.