Our sectors of activity

Mine downgrade, water resource management, impact assessment.

Groundwater characterization, water supply assessment, grant.

Impact assessment on groundwater and soil, remediation, water supply.

Characterization of municipal water supply, protection of water sources.

Technical Services

Water Services and Technologies’ engineers, hydrogeologists, geochemists and technicians use a combination of field methods, laboratory analysis and advanced interpretation and forecasting tools to solve the most varied problems in the area of ​​water resources.

Through experienced professionals, Water Services and Technologies works to solve the complexities involved in the sustainable supply of water resources, lowering mines, geotechnics, assessing environmental impacts, and minimizing soil and groundwater contamination. In addition, it operates in the industrial sector, developing technical and economic solutions, aimed at the effective management of water and energy resources and their waste. Our team also has years of experience specialized in investigating soil and groundwater, as well as designing and optimizing localized solutions.

Finally, Water Services and Technologies also provides technical services to help cities develop a deeper understanding of water supplies, sources and how to plan for the future. From investigations of groundwater supply to the establishment of water source protection areas, our team will provide technically viable options that establish safe and long-term sources of drinking water. Using cutting edge technologies, we are able to provide customers with the most appropriate and economical solutions for their needs.

For information, contact +55 48 3365-4374.

  • Avaliação Hidrogeológica inicial.
  • Cadastramento de nascentes e pontos d’água.
  • Avaliação hidrogeoquímica para caracterização de aquíferos.
  • Hidrogeoquímica clássica.
  • Isótopos
  • Projeto de poços tubulares profundos.
  • Projeto de piezômetros e poços de monitoramento.
  • Planejamento e execução de ensaios de aquífero.
  • Planejamento e execução de ensaios de produção de poços.
  • Planejamento e execução de ensaios para determinação da condutividade hidráulica.
  • Slug e Bail tests.
  • Ensaios de infiltração.
  • Ensaios de perda d’água sob pressão.
  • Monitoramento hidrogeológico.
  • Water Resources Assessment.
  • Surface and underground water balance.
  • Design and Operation of Groundwater Level Lowering Systems.
  • Elaboration of conceptual hydrogeological models.
  • Elaboration of numerical hydrogeological models.
  • Water level lowering simulations and lowering projects.
  • Preparation of CAPEX and OPEX for the drawdown system over the life of the mine.
  • Assessment of hydrogeological and hydrological impacts.
  • Hydrogeological Monitoring.
  • Elaboration of a report to request a grant to lower the water level.
  • Analysis of geotechnical data with an emphasis on hydrogeology and also geotechnics.
  • Statistical analysis of RQD and fracture frequency.
  • Correlation of Fracture Frequency with Hydraulic Conductivity values.
  • Elaboration of three-dimensional models of RQD, Fracture Frequency and Hydraulic Conductivity.
  • Pre-feasibility and feasibility study for the implementation of the drawdown by directional wells.
  • Design of tubular wells oriented for mine dewatering and supply.
  • Drilling of oriented tubular wells.
  • Acid mine drainage.
  • Migration and destination of contaminated plumes.
  • Geochemical evolution studies.
  • Reactive transport simulation.
  • Feasibility assessment of mineral extraction by in situ leaching.
  • Evaluation of the viability of mineral extraction by leaching using the heap leach technique.
  • Data organization systems.
  • Integration of GIS with database.
  • Data collection tools.
  • Monitoring systems.
  • 3D visualization.
  • Interactive mapping via the web.
  • Isotopic assessment and mapping.
  • Studies on aquifer storage and recovery.
  • Determination of aquifer vulnerability.
  • Determination of sustainable levels of water extraction.
  • Interaction between surface water and groundwater.
  • Delimitation of well protection areas.
  • Hydrological studies to request a grant to capture surface, groundwater and discharge effluents.
  • Optimization of catchment systems.
  • Identification of interference between wells.
  • Elaboration of reports for obtaining a grant for the use of surface and ground water.
  • Flow measurement in water circuit pipes.
  • Design and installation of fluviometric stations and spillways to monitor the water level, volume and flow of water bodies.
  • Assessment of water balance and water availability in industrial units and mines.
  • Critical analysis of water and effluent quality data.
  • Surface and underground water availability studies.
  • Water balance of surface and groundwater.
  • Studies of intense rainfall and maximum flows.
  • Studies of urban drainage and river hydraulics.
  • Interference with bodies of water.
  • 3D mapping and visualization studies.
  • Assessment of natural attenuation.
  • Characterization of contamination plume.
  • Studies on transport and direction of the plume.
  • Risk assessment for human health.
  • Evaluation and characterization of contaminated area.
  • Execution of all phases of the environmental scope: Preliminary, confirmatory, detailed and complementary investigations.
  • Soil and water sampling.
  • Critical analysis of analytical data.
  • Installation of monitoring wells.
  • Human health risk assessment.
  • Mapping the distribution of contaminants.
  • Modeling water flow and transporting contaminants.
  • Project design and remediation execution.
  • Removal of contaminated waste in soils.
  • Post-remediation environmental monitoring.
  • Studies and saline wedge intrusion.
  • Hydrodynamic modeling of ground and surface water.
  • LNAPL / DNAPL migration.
  • Passive remediation assessment.
  • Transport of multicomponent and / or dense compounds.
  • Review during model development.
  • Review of conceptual model.
  • Modeling for technical expertise.
  • Remediation system review.
  • Simulation of alternative scenarios.
  • Preparation and execution of a hydrochemical monitoring plan.
  • Mining and geochemical characterization of solids.
  • Evaluation of the potential for generation / neutralization of acidity in solids (static and kinetic tests).
  • Geostatistical analysis and 3D geological modeling for characterization of mine tailings.
  • Geochemical modeling.
  • Design of water and effluent treatment systems.
  • Risk analysis.
  • Elaboration of mine closure strategies.
  • Assessment of Environmental Impacts.
  • Surface and groundwater interaction.
  • Characterization and remediation of contaminated areas.
  • Impact assessment and mitigation of liquid effluent discharge.
  • Field surveys for hydrogeological characterization of operational areas or greenfields.
  • Registration of springs and water points.
  • Design, technical guidance and field supervision in the installation of piezometers, production and monitoring wells.
  • Project, technical guidance and field supervision for the plugging of wells.
  • Planning, execution and interpretation of tests to determine hydrogeological parameters.
  • Hydrogeological and hydrochemical monitoring, including: sampling of wells, springs and rivers; flow measurements in springs, streams and rivers; flow measurement in pipes for mapping water circuits; instrumentation of wells with automatic level sensors; installation of rain gauges and automated evaporimeters; design and installation of fluviometric stations and spillways to monitor the water level, volume and flow of surface water bodies.
  • Hydrogeological characterization using hydrochemical and water isotope parameters.
  • Regional hydrogeological and hydrological characterization.
  • Assessment of the vulnerability of aquifer systems and water sources.
  • Contingency supply sources planning.
  • Water resource sustainability assessment.
  • Elaboration of water favorability maps.
  • Assessment of surface and underground water availability and calculation of water balance on a local and regional scale.
  • Evaluation of the productive potential of properties aimed at capturing water for the production of beverages.
  • Assessment of interference between surface water and groundwater.
  • Development of groundwater abstraction projects, with definition of abstraction depths, spacing between wells and determination of sustainable flows.
  • Mapping of water circuits in industrial units.
  • Elaboration of technical reports for grant applications for groundwater abstraction and / or mineral water production.
  • Elaboration of a mining plan for the production of mineral water.
  • Evaluation and definition of protection zones for wells and other water collection structures.

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