The Water Resources team at XCG specializes in surface water, storm water and groundwater investigations. Members of our team have participated in a broad range of water resources projects throughout North America either as standalone studies or in support of larger team endeavors. The expertise of our leading scientists and engineers covers all aspects of ecosystem management from a water perspective. From assessing the impacts of climate change on our natural water resources to applications for water takings, XCG’s water resources team can provide the experience and expertise for your evaluation needs.

XCG offers advisory and assessment services in the areas of:

Surface Water

  • Assimilative capacity studies for point source discharges
  • Flood risk management studies
  • Floodplain delineation
  • Intake protection zone studies
  • Surface water quality assessments
  • Watershed plans: integrated watershed management to sub-watershed studies

Storm Water

  • Stormwater master plans and Class EAs
  • Pollution control planning studies
  • Rain & flow monitoring (stream and sewer)
  • Stormwater management facility design
  • Low Impact Development (LID) solutions


  • Groundwater supply: private servicing to regional municipal supplies
  • Regional groundwater studies
  • Landfill monitoring
  • Groundwater contamination evaluations
  • Water taking applications
  • Wellhead/field protection programs