Anchor QEA works for public agencies and special-purpose districts to effectively plan for and manage water resources. We work with large water users, such as irrigation districts, hydroelectric plants, and municipalities that balance water needs with natural resource needs such as instream flows, recreation, and wetland preservation. We effectively communicate with multiple stakeholders on difficult issues and design solutions that provide multiple benefits.
Anchor QEA provides engineering services for projects to improve water resources management, including reservoir projects, new diversion structures, fish passage, and water conservation projects, to reduce water needs and diversions. Our surface water management services include the design of stormwater facilities (wetlands, bioswales, sand filters, and alternative stormwater filtration devices); civil engineering design of pipelines, dams, reservoirs, flow control and diversion structures, tide gates, and other hydraulic structures and components; and NPDES permitting/compliance assistance and stormwater pollution prevention planning.
Stormwater BMP Effectiveness Evaluation
Anchor QEA assisted with a stormwater best management practices (BMPs) effectiveness evaluation for a waterway.Learn More About This Project
Methow River Restoration Design
As part of a river restoration design, Anchor QEA assisted with improving habitat for Endangered Species Act-listed fish species in the river. We conducted an alternative assessment for six subreaches within a reach of the river and assisted with salmon habitat enhancement.Learn More About This Project
Environmental Modeling System
Anchor QEA acted as technical advisor for the creation of the master plan for a lake water quality project. We developed a suite of data analysis tools and mathematical models to help diagnose existing water quality issues, discern water quality trends, and predict the consequences of various management decisions and associated actions on water quality.“Environmental Modeling System”Learn More About This Project
Chehalis Basin Strategy EIS
Anchor QEA led preparation and analysis of a comprehensive long-term set of actions to reduce flood damage and restore aquatic species habitat in the 2,700 square mile Chehalis River Basin.Learn More About This Project