Experience Counts

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Professional Expertise

  • Groundwater mounding evaluations

  • Groundwater supply permitting

  • Groundwater hydrology

  • Aquifer test design and analysis


  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Groundwater and Hydrology, 1978, Colorado State University

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, 1975, Lowell Technological Institute

Professional History

  • 1991 - GeoHydroCycle, Inc., President

  • 1988 - 1991 Sasaki Associates, Inc., Senior Associate

  • 1984 - 1988 Metcalf & Eddy, Inc., Senior Project Manager

  • 1982 - 1984 NUS Corporation, Senior Environmental Engineer

  • 1980 - 1982 Goldberg-Zoino& Associates, Project Geohydrologist

  • 1978 - 1980 Barr Engineering Company, Hydrologist/Geohydrologist

GeoHydroCycle, Inc.

Professional Affiliations

  • National Ground Water Association

  • American Institute of Hydrology


  • Professional Engineer: Massachusetts (#36947) and Colorado (#17952)

  • Professional Hydrologist-Ground Water: American Institute of Hydrology (#947)

Professional Board Memberships

  • Former Member of the Technical Advisory Committee for the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell

Teaching Experience

  • Appointed to the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Civil Engineering Faculty in 1991 as an Adjunct Instructor, teaching Groundwater Modeling (14.575), a three-credit graduate course in the civil engineering curriculum. Mr. Smith has been teaching this course for alternate years since 1991.

  • Appointed to Tufts University's Civil Engineering faculty as a part-time lecturer. In 1985, I co-taught Groundwater Hydrology (CE193G).

  • Conducted in-house training seminars in soil identification methods.

Professional Experience

Mr. Smith has been practicing professionally for 43 years, for 29 of those years with GeoHydroCycle. Mr. Smith has managed and/or contributed to all of GeoHydroCycle's groundwater-related projects involving detailed groundwater investigations, field testing, production well design, complex data analyses, and groundwater flow and transport modeling.

GEOHYDROCYCLE was founded in 1991 by Stephen W. Smith as an environmental consulting practice specializing in groundwater hydrology and environmental investigations. Mr. Smith has been providing clients with timely and cost-effective results in groundwater mounding evaluations and groundwater supply permitting. Mr. Smith has also served as an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, and since 1991 has taught Groundwater Modeling (14.575), a three-credit graduate course in the Civil & Environmental Engineering curriculum.

Groundwater Mounding

  • Wastewater

  • Storm Water

  • Impact Assessment

  • Time-of-Travel Analysis

Water Supply

  • New Source Approval

  • Water Withdrawal Permitting

  • Water Well Testing

  • Irrigation Wells


  • Soil Borings / Test Pits

  • Monitoring Well Installation

  • Hydrogeologic Evaluations

  • Transducer/Data Loggers

  • Geothermal Wells

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