Chris Cottingham, Principal Hydrogeologist
Intermountain West Operations Manager

areas of specialization mine dewatering, groundwater management, well installation / wellfield management, aquifer testing and characterization for mine feasibility studies, contaminant investigation and remediation

Chris Cottingham joined M&A in 2016, bringing experience in both mining and environmental hydrogeology. For 20 years, he worked for various consulting companies in Utah, Nevada, and Oregon; he also served as a senior hydrogeologist for Newmont Mining for three years, where he oversaw the expansion of a dewatering system at an underground mine. He has provided hydrogeologic expertise for mining projects in the western United States, Canada, and Central and South America.

Chris has served on the Board of Directors of the Nevada Water Resources Association (Elko Region) since 2012.

He is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he is supporting M&A in developing opportunities in the mining hydrogeology arena.