Lahontan GeoScience, Inc. (LGS) represents a highly experienced group of earth science professionals committed to providing our clients with solutions responsive to their needs. LGS provides technical consulting services in the areas of groundwater hydrology, environmental evaluations and permitting, water resource development for mining, power utilities, water for communities,  environmental resource management, seismic hazard assessment, and geological investigations. Projects we have worked on in the United States are located largely in the western U. S. focusing on Nevada and California as well as West Africa, Asia, South America and the Middle East.  LGS staff has worked for various governmental institutions including numerous counties including Washoe County, Churchill County, and Eureka County in Nevada and Lassen County in California, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection and  Department of Transportation, the federal EPA, the National Laboratories system, the U.S. Navy, and the Asia Development Bank. We have acted as consultants to these entities as well as for private parties such as developers, utilities, mine operators and individuals. LGS has worked as a consultant contracted to larger engineering firms as well as the lead contractor on various projects.

James Humphrey at Melacoree River

LGS seismologist in Guinea, West Africa, for International Mining Client

The firm was established in 1994 with the purpose of bringing together the technical skills of the founding principals and associates. These specialists include groundwater hydrologists, seismologists, environmental engineers and geologists. The company is located in Reno, Nevada, and serves clients throughout the world.

LGS provides timely and cost-effective solutions to our clients by maintaining a limited number of full-time staff members and a network of skilled associates who are available on a project basis. In this manner, overhead costs can be reduced while ensuring that the technical skills required for a particular project are always available. LGS is woman-owned and is certified by the Nevada Department of Transportation as a small, woman-owned, disadvantaged business.