About HCL

Hydrogeological Consultants Ltd. (HCL) is a Canadian-owned company specializing in groundwater and surface water consulting services. HCL got its start in 1969 as a pioneering service provider in the emerging field of hydrogeology. The entrepreneurial spirit that inspired the company’s founders lives on today, allowing HCL to provide innovative, cost-effective solutions for a diverse client base in Alberta and beyond — and for the challenges that tomorrow holds.

Our People - A Resource You Can Count On

Just as water is the world’s most precious resource, people are the resource we rely on at HCL to meet the needs of our clientele. Our expert team of professional hydrogeologists, environmental technologists and skilled technicians boasts extensive training and experience in field work, instrumentation, computer modelling, data analysis and interpretation, and report writing. They’re backed by a dedicated office support staff who help make sure that everything runs smoothly. HCL management also prides itself on playing a direct role in day-to-day operations, including planning projects, interacting with clients and collaborating with team members. Together, we all work toward the same goal: to meet — and exceed — your expectations.

Groundwater and Surface Water Solutions for a Changing Environment

HCL offers a wide range of consulting and research services to clients in industry, agriculture, government and other fields. Some of these services include:

  • Groundwater location and licensing
  • Groundwater and surface water monitoring
  • Compliance monitoring
  • Environmental assessments
  • Regional groundwater assessments
  • And much more

Real-time progress reports can be provided as frequently as daily, facilitated by a web-based project planning, scheduling and reporting tool. HCL has completed hundreds of groundwater projects throughout Alberta and western and northern Canada, as well as in Iraq, Vietnam, Guyana and Montserrat.