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 16-years professional experience, and higher education from Appalachian State U. (Bachelor's Geology '05) & Virginia Tech (Master's Hydrogeology '10). Jonathan's career has been focused on environmental and water resources consulting, and he posses a wide array of technical and project management skills gleaned from professional work experience with internationally-renowned engineering consulting firms. Jonathan strives to be 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).
Phase I Environmental Site Assessments as per ASTM Intnat'l. Std. E1527-21
Phase II Environmental Site Assessments as per ASTM Intnat'l. Std. E1903-19
Underground Storage Tank testing & closure
Well siting, installation oversight, and testing
Mining support for dewatering and environmental monitoring projects
Continuous water quantity/level and quality monitoring with real-time telemetry data.
Expert witness investigations and depositions/testimonial
Stormwater BMP design support (Seasonal High Water Table characterization, Ksat testing, and groundwater mounding analysis)
Indoor air, sub-slab vapor, and soil vapor testing
Environmental permitting & regulatory compliance reporting
Site investigations to evaluate environmental and human health risks based on scientific data, and as needed to inform management decisions for site development and regulatory compliance.
Client value exceeds cost! Innovative, nimble, and cost-efficient consulting solutions are based on the latest technology and regulations, and project management is provided by a well qualified and responsible environmental professional that is eager to help!
Solutions are sizable to your project based on support from wide-ranging, reliable, and competitive network of engineering partners and subcontractors / vendors (laboratories, well drillers, excavation/grading, hazardous waste disposal, monitoring equipment, geophysical investigation).
Reliable, thorough, & easy to understand 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.