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Hydrogeological Investigations

Have a project that involves dredging, filling, or construction below the water table? Part 301 of Michigan’s Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act requires a permit for these types of activities throughout Michigan. Our team of experienced hydrogeologists and environmental engineers can assist you with your project by completing a Hydrogeological Investigation, which can provide key insights into existing groundwater conditions and assist with designs that are both economical and minimize theoretical impacts. Lakeshore Environmental is also here to guide you through local and state permitting requirements.


Available services include the following:

  • Hydrogeological Investigations
  • Groundwater Modeling
  • Part 301, Inland Lake and Stream Permitting
  • Water Supply Feasibility Studies
  • Large Quantity Water Withdrawal Permitting
  • Seasonal High Water Table Evaluation
  • Sediment Testing for Dredging Projects
  • Mining Related Groundwater Discharge Permitting
  • Water Quality Studies
  • Bathymetric Surveys
  • Pond/Lake Stagnation Prevention Planning
  • Lake Level Assessments
  • Wetland Delineation
  • Part 303, Wetland Protection Permitting
  • Wetland Mitigation Planning
  • Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Permitting
  • Construction Stormwater Permitting
  • Industrial Stormwater Permitting
  • Environmental Planning

Project Profiles

Lakeshore Environmental Implements Seasonal High-Water Table

| Hydrogeological Investigations, Projects | No Comments
June 13 The seasonal high-water table (SHWT) can be a critical component when designing developments at properties where the groundwater (water table) is close to the surface. Understanding the SHWT…

Dust Particulate Concentration & Noise Level Study

| Hydrogeological Investigations, Projects | No Comments
June 7 Many townships are concerned about potential increased dust particulates and noise caused by sand and gravel mining projects. Lakeshore Environmental can conduct a Dust Particulate Concentration & Noise…

Predicting Lake Creation Impact

| Hydrogeological Investigations, Projects | No Comments
April 1 A Lake creation project requires a permit under Part 301 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, which will necessitate a Hydrogeological Investigation. Lakeshore Environmental has completed…


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