Environmental Health Sciences:
Water Quality and Permitting

Environmental professionals deploying innovative technology.

NV5 has licensed professional engineers, Certified Professionals in Storm Water Quality (CPSWQs), Qualified Industrial Stormwater Practitioners and Trainers of Record (QISPs/ToRs), Certified Professionals in Sediment and Erosion Control (CPESCs), Qualified Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Developers/Trainers of Record (QSDs/ToRs) and Qualified SWPPP Practitioners (QSPs) to assist clients with technical permit compliance support.

For over 25 years, we have developed a set of niche skills to ensure regulatory compliance under the Clean Water Act (CWA) for a variety of design and construction projects. We also help public agencies, private industry, and developers manage their stormwater programs and regulatory compliance through consulting, staff augmentation and training.


  • Auto-sampling, Flow Monitoring, Long-term Data Logging
  • California Department of Fish & Wildlife Section
  • 1600 Permitting
  • Clean Water Act Water Quality Assessments
  • Construction/Industrial Permit Compliance
  • CWA Section 401 state/Tribal/US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Permits
  • Data Assessment and Annual Report Preparation
  • Erosion Control Planning and Studies
  • Fats, Oil and Grease Inspection Compliance
  • Laboratory Support, Planning, Review, Data Assessment and Validation
  • Legionella Management and Sampling Plans
  • Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program Development and Oversight
  • Industrial and Construction National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit Support (CWA Section 402)
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers Nationwide and Individual CWA Section 404 Permits
  • Production Well (Design, Installation and Testing)
  • Post-Construction Best Management Practice Design/Recommendations
  • Safe Drinking Water Act and California Title 22 Drinking Water Assessment Support
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans
  • Stormwater Sampling and Analysis
  • Total Maximum Daily Load Expertise
  • Waste Discharge Requirements and Water Quality Protection Standards
  • Weather Forecasting, Tracking and Rainfall Assessments for Stormwater Compliance
  • Water Quality Permitting, Compliance, Monitoring, Data Assessment, Planning and Reporting


Water Resources