Montgomery & Associates mourns the loss of Paul Williams

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of a member of the Montgomery & Associates family. On Friday, October 30, 2020, our friend and colleague Paul Williams suffered a heart attack while mountain biking. He and his wife, Julie, were on their first day of a camping and biking vacation in southern […]

M&A hydrogeologists venture deep underground

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Hydrogeologists from the Tucson office of Montgomery & Associates Chris Gregory and Natalie Speaks are working 7,000 feet beneath land surface installing vibrating wire piezometers for a mining client. This is the deepest underground any M&A staff have worked. Pictured here is the underground worksite. To learn more about M&A’s experience with mine dewatering and […]

M&A presents to University of Arizona mining engineering students

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Pictured from top: Megan Zivic, Brandon Schneider, and Courtney Pratt present to U of A mining engineering students Three representatives from Montgomery & Associates (M&A) recently gave a virtual presentation on mining hydrogeology to the University of Arizona Society of Mining, Metallurgy, & Exploration (SME) student chapter. Brandon Schneider, a groundwater modeler in M&A’s Santiago, […]

M&A contributes to fall issue of HydroVisions

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Montgomery & Associates (M&A) is proud to have two contributors to the Fall 2020 issue of HydroVisions, the official publication of the Groundwater Resources Association of California (GRA). Bill DeBoer, P.G. C.Hg., senior hydrogeologist in Oakland, co-wrote “Wells and Words: PVC Well Casing – Heat of Hydration and Other Considerations,” and Lisa Porta, P.E., senior […]

M&A supports Biennial Symposium on Managed Aquifer Recharge

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Montgomery & Associates (M&A) is pleased to support the 17th Biennial Symposium on Managed Aquifer Recharge (BSMAR) October 5-9, 2020. Originally scheduled to be held in April in Tempe, Arizona, BSMAR will now be held virtually. The theme of this year’s conference is Resilience Through Recharge and Recovery. BSMAR is a collaborative effort between the Arizona Hydrological Society […]

M&A plays significant role in MAR

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From the 1950s through the 1990s, as farms, mines, and cities in the Southwest pumped increasing amounts of groundwater, the aquifers became overdrafted. One important way that the Arizona Groundwater Management Act of 1980 sought to reduce groundwater overdraft was by importing water from the Colorado River via the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal. When […]

M&A supports University of Arizona Geosciences Career Prep Webinars; Leslie Katz presents

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Montgomery & Associates has been active in the planning process and is pleased to support another phase of the University of Arizona Department of Geosciences Career Prep Series. Although in-person talks were held in 2019, the Fall 2020 installment of the series will feature virtual presentations. The third webinar in the series, “Water Resource Consulting: […]

M&A’s new vehicle takes fieldwork underground

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Hydrogeologist Peter Hurtgen from the Salt Lake City office takes MON9 on its maiden voyage underground at the Nevada Gold Mines Cortez site. Montgomery & Associates has accumulated considerable underground hydrology work and expertise installing piezometers to monitor the pressure and depth of groundwater.