Aquatic Survey


Custom Designed to Meet Your Needs

EnviroScience maintains one of the largest Aquatic Survey Groups in the country. Our respected team of biologists and divers have completed surveys of rivers and lakes of all sizes throughout the United States. Our in-house staff custom designs each project to meet your data requirements, which are gathered using the latest scientific equipment and procedures. Our experience, combined with our professional relationship with state and federal authorities, ensure that projects are completed accurately, on time, and within budget.

Our biologists perform a wide variety of surveys and assessments for:

  • Fish
    • Electrofishing – Boat, Backpack & Longline
    • Seining
    • Trawling
    • Hoopnetting/Gillnetting
    • SCUBA/Underwater Video
  • Benthic Macroinvertebrates
    • Hester-Dendy Samplers
    • Ponar Sampling
    • Surber Sampling
    • D-frame Kick Net Sampling
  • Habitat Assessment
    • Qualitative Habitat Evaluation Index
    • Headwater Habitat Evaluation Index
    • Federal Bioassessment Protocols
  • Chemistry
    • In-Field
    • Laboratory
  • Data Analysis & Reporting
    • Index of Biotic Integrity/MIwb
    • Invertebrate Community Index
    • Analysis of Functional Feeding Groups
    • Federal Rapid Bioassessment Protocols
    • Other Indices and Statistics as Requested
  • Crayfish
    • Guyandotte River & Big Sandy crayfish surveys
  • Benthic Marine Invertebrate
    • Ponar, Ekman, Net Sweeps and Tows
    • Habitat Characterizations
    • WET Testing
    • Water and Sediment Quality Testing

Common Applications

  • NPDES Permits
  • Combined Sewer Overflows Assessments
  • WWTP Expansions
  • Construction Impacts
  • Natural Resource Assessments
  • Environmental Impact
  • Watershed Diagnostic Studies
  • Control Plans
  • Urban Planning
  • Spill Prevention Plans
  • Threatened & Endangered Species Inventories

EnviroScience is pre-qualified for Ecological Services by the Ohio Department of Transportation, the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, and the West Virginia Department of Highways. All of our projects are completed using creative problem solving and the latest in GIS/CAD technology. Our professionalism and experience is a value to our employees, our clients, and the scientific community.

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    Wetland Delineation & Permitting
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    Stream/Wetland Restoration
    Bioassay & Sediment Toxicity
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    Few environmental firms in the country retain EnviroScience’s degree of scientific know-how, talent, and capability under one roof. The diverse backgrounds of our biologists, environmental engineers, scientists, and divers enable us to provide comprehensive in-house services and an integrated approach to solving environmental challenges—saving clients time, reducing costs, and ensuring high-quality results.

    Our client guarantee is to provide “Excellence in Any Environment,” meaning no matter what we do, we will deliver on our Core Values of respect, client advocacy, quality work, accountability, teamwork, and safety. EnviroScience was created with the concept that we could solve complex problems by empowering great people. This concept still holds true today as our scientists explore the latest environmental legislation and regulations and incorporate the most up-to-date technology to gather and report data.

    EnviroScience expertise includes but is not limited to: aquatic survey (including macroinvertebrate surveys and biological assessments); ecological restoration; ecological services (including impact assessments, invasive species control, and water quality monitoring);  emergency response; engineering and compliance services; endangered mussel surveys; laboratory and analysis; stormwater management; threatened and endangered species; and wetlands and streams (including delineation and mitigation). Further, EnviroScience is one of the few biological firms in the country that is a general member of the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) and offers full-service commercial diving services.