Aquatic & Environmental Management Consultants
A Natural Extension of Your Team
From reports to fieldwork to meetings – our consultants offer technical expertise, nation-wide experience and objective guidance that sets stakeholders at ease and gives you the confidence to move forward.
Science-Based Solutions Tailored to Your Needs
What We Do
Specialized Services for Diverse Sectors
Our clients receive technical expertise and objective guidance across all services.
Solutions for Tough Environmental Challenges
Our clients receive custom-tailored solutions from our environmental specialists.
Who We Are
Science-Based & Client-Focused Consultants
Our team has a demonstrated passion for supporting our clients with creative solutions for complex challenges.
understand the full scope.”
“I’ve worked with Hutchinson Environmental on multiple projects across the province. They really took into consideration what our business requirements were and what our needs were and, from a financial standpoint, what we were able to spend. They always go above and beyond to understand
the full scope of the situation.”
“Hutchinson’s consultants are extremely approachable and reliable. They can speak on a technical level, but they’re also able to explain everything from their findings so that regular people can understand the basic concepts. The rapport that our lead consultant had with all of the residents in our community and with staff really paid dividends in the successful completion of our project.”
Project Case Studies
Canada-Wide Experience Working on Varied Projects
Town of Orangeville Revised WPCP Monitoring Program
Reviewing and updating the Orangeville WPCP’s monitoring program to focus on protection of the Credit River and satisfy agency concerns.
Wastewater Assimilation and Assessment Projects
Assimilative capacity assessments for lakes and rivers across the country, assisting government, First Nations and industrial clients with regulatory agency consultation to meet client objectives, maintain environmental regulatory requirements and protect receiving waters.
Muskoka Lake System Health Program
Reviewing and revising water quality models and planning policies to protect recreational water quality within the Muskoka watershed.
5-Year Review of Mackenzie Valley Community-Based
Evaluating the efficacy and adequacy of the Government of the Northwest Territories Community-Based Monitoring (CBM) Program.
Cumulative effects monitoring program development
for Baker Lake Basin, Nunavut – Inuu’tuti
Blending Inuit Quajimajtuqangit and Western science to understand cumulative effects.
Best Management Practices for Urban Area Phosphorus Management
Providing a multi-jurisdictional review of policies, programs and legislation to reduce phosphorus inputs to Lake Erie.
Technical Review of Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan
Providing review expertise to assist the Kivalliq Inuit Association in determining whether the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan was compatible with their own mandate.
Environmental Assessment and Regulation in Northern Canada
Review of Environmental Assessments in Northern Canada to determine if and how a project can proceed without causing significant adverse effects to the environment.
Nearshore Monitoring Protocol
Helping lake managers select standardized methods to characterize the nearshore environment.
Sensitive Habitat Inventory Mapping Project
Developing a systematic, streamlined and science-based process for integrating ecological information into shoreline development decision-making.
Phosphorus Budget Tool for the Nottawasaga Valley
Developing a tool that provides a repeatable process to estimate phosphorus loadings in the nutrient-sensitive watershed.
Aquatic Impact Characterization & Contaminant Source Identification for Risk Assessment
Characterizing the aquatic habitat, partaking in risk assessment and providing recommendations for a risk management plan.
Detailed Sediment Characterization and Annual Remediation of a Contaminated Industrial Site
Providing a detailed sediment characterization and overseeing an environmental remediation program.
Watershed Studies for New Urban Development
Whole watershed cumulative effects assessment and management for new urban development in a nutrient sensitive watershed.
Red Deer River & Tributaries Water Quality Assessment
Developing a science-based monitoring and assessment program to meet a range of water quality management objectives, from the national to the municipal level.
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