Geoscience consulting: a fast-paced and dynamic career

Ian A. Powell graduated from UW in 1992 with a Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Honours Co-op Geography and is now a Professional Geoscientist. Ian does a lot of work with drilling boreholes, soil sampling, and installing monitoring wells to evaluate the quality of groundwater and to determine the direction of groundwater flow. Any chemicals found in the water are compared to Ministry of the Environment guidelines to assess the degree of contamination.

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