An important aspect in the development of infrastructure to support economic growth and improve quality of life is the planning and design of water, wastewater, and storm water systems to sustain that growth. It is also important to protect the valuable environmental resources that can be impacted by this growth.

The professionals at RQAW have the experience to assist clients with their environmental needs by taking a holistic approach to project planning and design. By taking a holistic approach we can cost-effectively reach your desired results. We offer a comprehensive array of services specializing in wastewater/water, storm water management as well as environmental compliance and NEPA process requirements. This multi-disciplinary background ensures that the needs of the built environment can be met while minimizing impacts to the natural environment for a sustainable future.


RQAW has a long history of experience in helping clients meet their water, wastewater, and storm water infrastructure needs. Regulations are often changing and technologies are regularly progressing. At RQAW, we work hard to keep up with the needs of the industry. Our professionals are actively engaged in staying up-to-date with new advancements to best serve our clients and to do our part to protect public health, improve quality of life, and promote the sustainability of our water resources.


RQAW offers a variety of environmental compliance and permitting process-related services. In addition to our environmental professionals being experienced in field work and documentation required for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process, we are also experienced in Section 401 and Section 404 permitting, wetland determinations and delineations, environmental resource surveys, environmental mitigation and restoration work, Section 4(f) documentation, historic resources, and GIS resource management.