A Tryon, NC-based environmental consulting firm (est. 2016) that is centrally located for environmental investigations in and around major cities in Western NC (Asheville, Hendersonville, Brevard) and Upstate SC (Greenville, Spartanburg).
Managed by Jonathan Gerst, a NC & SC-Licensed Geologist with 15-years professional experience, and higher education from Appalachian State U. (Bachelor's Geology '05) & Virginia Tech (Master's Hydrogeology '10). Jonathan is a courteous steward that is principled in family values, business management, environmental ethics, and healthy living.
He maintains continuing Educ. for Professional Geologist licensure, $2M Insurance coverage (commercial, professional, and pollution liability), and several health and safety certifications (OSHA HAZWOPER, MSHA, and First Aid / CPR / AED).
Real Estate Environmental Due Diligence
Soil, Water, and Air Testing
Regulatory Compliance Monitoring / Reporting
Stormwater Engineering Investigations
Seasonal High Water Table Characterization
Well Siting & Installation Oversight
Expert Witness Investigations/Testimonial
Site investigations to evaluate hydrogeological site setting, hazards to human health & the environment, and to inform decisions for regulatory compliance / permitting.
Environmental consulting solutions that are based on the latest regulations, technological innovations, and support from a reliable and competitive network of engineering partners and subcontractors / vendors (laboratories, well drillers, excavation/grading, hazardous waste disposal, monitoring equipment, geophysical investigation) so that client value exceeds cost!
Reliable & easy to understand updates and reports that present investigative methods, analytical results, and conclusions & recommendations as needed to meet client needs and regulatory requirements.
Large firm expertise with small firm efficiency and flexibility.
Peak Hydrogeologic, PLLC provides sustainable environmental consulting solutions to clients in North Carolina & South Carolina for the purpose of evaluating environmental conditions as required for real estate transactions, land development, resource management, and assessment of risks to human health and the environment.
Peak HG strives to provide comprehensive site investigation reports & recommendations to meet client/regulatory needs via use of innovative approaches, extensive regulatory knowledge, technical expertise gleaned from higher education & professional work experience, nimble resolve, and interdisciplinary collaboration.