Zia Engineering and Environmental Consultants, LLC.
Zia Engineering Services

Environmental Compliance



  • Air Emissions Inventories and Permitting
  • Asbestos, Lead, Radon Studies
  • Brownfields / Site Redevelopment
  • GIS Mapping
  • Hazardous Materials Surveys
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Litigation Support
  • Clean Air Act Compliance and Permitting
  • Clean Water Act Compliance and Permitting
  • Due Diligence Services for Property Transfers
  • Environmental Due Diligence Audits (EDDA)
  • Hazardous Spill Response Prevention Plans (SPCC), Planning and Training
  • Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessments
  • Mold and Biological Contaminants Studies / Cleanup
  • Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Remedial Investigation/ Feasibility Study
  • Remedial System Designs, Installation, Operations and Maintenance
  • Risk Assessments
  • Spill Response
  • Soil, Water and Wastewater Sampling
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
Example Projects

  • Asbestos Inspection and O&M Planning – USFWS Wildlife Refuges, NM, AZ, and TX
  • Downtown Brownfield Investigations – Waterloo, IA
  • Environmental Base Operations Support – White Sands Missile Range, NM; Yuma Proving Ground, Yuma, AZ; and Ft. Huachuca, AZ
  • Environmental Compliance and Engineering Support – Playas Training Center, NM
  • FAA Aerial Tramway Replacement Environmental Due Diligence Audits – El Paso, TX
  • Hearst Mill Site, Brownfields Project – Silver City, NM
  • Crude Storage and Blending Facility Remediation – ND
  • Peru Hill Mill, Brownfield Site – Deming, NM

NEPA, Natural and Cultural Resources

  • Categorical Exclusions
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • Environmental Impact Document
  • Army Sustainable Range Program
    • Range and Training Land Assessments (RTLA)
    • Land Integrated Training Area Management Plans (ITAM)
    • Land and Rehabilitation Management (LRAM)
  • Biological Resources Surveys
  • GIS Mapping and Geospatial Database Development and Management
  • Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) Rangeland Data Collection, Natural Resources Inventory (NRI)
  • Non-native Plant Herbicide Spray Service
  • Section 7 Endangered Species Act – Consultation
  • Trail Remediation and Designs
  • Wetland delineation and planning
  • Archaeological Field Surveys (Class III)
  • Archival Research
  • Cell Tower FAA 620/621
  • Surveys Cultural Resources Monitoring
  • Ethnographic and Oral History
  • Historical Building Surveys
  • Linear Project Routing and Siting Studies
  • National Register of Historic Places
    • Site Documentation
    • Eligibility Recommendations
    • Nomination Forms
  • Remote Sensing
  • Section 106/110 of National Historic Preservation Act Consultation
  • Testing and Data Recovery (excavation) Projects
Example Projects
  • City of Las Cruces Safety Complex and Recreation Facility Environmental Assessment, Biological, Cultural, and Paleontological Surveys, Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment, Public Coordination, and Cultural Sites Mitigation – Las Cruces, NM
  • FAA Aerial Tramway Replacement Environmental Assessment – El Paso, TX
  • Alamogordo Wastewater Treatment Facility Environmental Information Document, Biological and Cultural Resources Surveys, and Public Coordination – Alamogordo, NM
  • Environmental Support Services – Fort Huachuca, AZ
  • Village of Ruidoso, Environmental Assessment, Biological and Cultural Resources Surveys, Wetland Delineation and Corps of Engineers 404 / 401 Permitting – Ruidoso , NM
  • BASCOR 30-acre Landfill Transfer Environmental Assessment and Biological Assessment – Truth or Consequences, NM
  • NRCS/Natural Resource and Rangeland Inventory Monitoring Surveys
  • NRCS Data Collection and Geospatial Data Management – NM
  • Sustainable Range Integrated Training Area Management, Range and Training Land Assessment – Fort Huachuca, AZ
  • Environmental Support Services - ATEC – WSMR, NM
  • Environmental Support Services - Garrison – WSMR, NM
  • Critical Habitat Management for Huachuca Water Umbel Chemical Treatment for Invasive Plants – Fort Huachuca, AZ
  • Invasive Plant Species Control of the African Rue – Fort Bliss, NM
  • Natural Resource Survey and Preservation of Solar Array Project – Holloman Air Force Base, NM
  • Location Studies for the NM Endangered Night-blooming Cereus – Fort Bliss, NM
  • AT&T, Cultural resources survey and testing for a 23-mile fiber optics line – Las Cruces, NM
  • New Mexico Spaceport Authority, Cultural resources survey (3000 acres) and data recovery of four NRHP significant entrance road sites for Spaceport America – Truth or Consequences, NM
  • US Bureau of Reclamation Damage Assessment of a Prehistoric Mogollon/Mimbres Habitation – Sierra County, NM
  • US Army Corps, River Ranch historical documentation survey – Santa Rosa, NM
  • US Army Corps, Labadie and Puerto de Luna historic acequia survey and oral history survey – Santa Rosa, NM
  • Yuma Proving Ground, historical research and archaeological survey of 1,800 acre WWII era Camp Laguna – Yuma, AZ
  • White Sands Missile Range, Excavation of Lizard Village, Ceramic period pit house dwellings – Las Cruces, NM
  • Holloman Air Force Base, Cultural resources survey of 800 acres for photovoltaic facility – Alamogordo, NM

Water Resources / Wastewater

  • 40-Year Water Planning
  • Annual Consumer Confidence Reports
  • Baseline Monitoring Reports
  • Grants Funding Support
  • Hydrologic Analysis
  • Industrial Pre-treatment Programs Sampling and Reporting
  • Industrial Wastewater Permitting and Treatment
  • Irrigation System Designs
  • Life-cycle and Cost Analysis and Estimating
  • Network Analysis for Water Distribution Systems
  • Preliminary Engineering Reports
  • Master Planning
  • Slug Control Plans
  • System Rate Studies
  • Solvent Management Plans
  • Water Rights
  • Water and Wastewater Systems Design and Permitting
  • Water and Wastewater Monitoring, Laboratory Analysis, and Reporting
Example Projects
  • 40-year Water Resources Master Plan – Chaparral, NM
  • Industrial Pre-treatment Programs Sampling – Various Locations, NM
  • Lower Rio Grande Water Users Association Regional 40-year Water Plan – Southern Doña Ana County
  • Playas Training Center Wastewater Lagoon’s Improvements – Playas, NM
  • Potable Water Sampling – Fort Huachuca, AZ and Playas, NM
  • Septic Regulations Development – Luna County, NM
  • Wastewater System Upgrades, BECC – Bisbee, AZ
  • Wastewater Sampling – Fort Bliss, TX and Fort Huachuca, AZ
  • Wastewater Upgrades, BECC/EPA – Nogales, AZ and Mexico
  • Water and Wastewater Master Plan – Fort Bliss, TX
  • West Pipeline Project, Feasibility Study – Del Rey to El Paso TX

Drainage / Hydrology & Hydraulics

  • Surface Hydrologic (Stormwater Runoff) Analysis, Management, and Design
  • Hydraulic Systems Analysis and Design
  • Bridge and Culvert Systems Scour Analysis
  • River and Channel Analysis and Design
  • MS4 and Storm Sewer Analysis, Design, and Inspection
  • Retention and Detention Pond Analysis and Design
  • SWPPP Preparation, Implementation, and Inspection
  • Floodplain Management, FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Studies, and CLOMR /LOMR Package Applications
  • Dam Systems Design and Performance Analysis
Example Projects
  • Bridge and Channel Replacement Design, Hydrologic and Hydraulic Analysis and Design, Clean Water Act Permitting, and Construction Management of Ten Bridges – Village of Ruidoso, NM
  • Use Attainability Analysis (UAA) of the South Fork Arroyo – City of Las Cruces, NM
  • Petaluma River Flood Analysis – Petaluma, CA
  • Nafzinger Arroyo, CLOMR – Las Cruces, NM
  • Santo Domingo and San Felipe Pueblos Bridge Analysis – NM
  • Stormwater Master Plan Study – City of Las Cruces, NM
  • Bridge Replacement Projects – Navajo Nation, NM and AZ
  • Hippie Fire / Cibola NWR Watershed Design – CA
  • CertainTeed Gypsum Pond Systems Upgrades – Nashville, AR
  • Sandhill Arroyo System, CLOMR, Arroyo Design – Las Cruces, NM
  • Drainage Analysis, Stewarts Point Rancheria – Santa Rosa, CA
  • Peach Orchard Draw Drainage Analysis – Zuni, NM
  • XL Ranch Reservation Bridge Replacement Project – Modoc County, CA

Waste Management

  • Landfill Closures
  • Landfill Design and Permitting
  • Hydrogeological Services
  • Pollution Prevention Studies
  • Surface Hydrologic (Runoff) Studies
  • Transfer Station Planning and Design
  • Waste Characterization Studies
  • Waste Excavation Plans
  • Waste Minimization / Recycling Planning
  • Landfill Operations Optimization Analysis
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan
  • Landfill Gas Management Systems and Testing
  • Post-closure Long-term Landfill Gas and Groundwater Monitoring
  • Solid / Industrial Waste Management Programs
  • Solid Waste Program Optimization Analysis
Example Projects
  • Transfer Station to a Material Recovery Facility Redesign and Establishing a Regional Recycling Program – Santa Fe, NM
  • Navajo Nation Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan – Navajo Nation, AZ
  • Sold Waste Landfill Closure and Methane Monitoring Permitting – White Sands Missile Range, NM
  • Design of Waste Convenience Centers – Luna County, NM
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan – Albuquerque, NM
  • Rhodes Canyon Landfill Closure – White Sands Missile Range, NM
  • Reconfiguration of Existing Recycling Center and Materials Handling / Processing Methods – City of Las Cruces, NM
  • Peru Hill Mill Site Closure – Deming, NM
  • Solid Waste Landfill Closure Permitting – Fort Bliss, TX
  • Quarterly Landfill Gas Monitoring and Methane Sensor Calibration – Multiple Landfill Sites, NM
  • Excavation and Removal of Landfill, Oakland Avenue Landfill, Corona Avenue Landfill – Albuquerque, NM

Air Quality Services

  • Authority to Construct Applications
  • Construction Permit Applications
  • Emissions Dispersion Modeling
  • Emission Inventories
  • Emission Reduction Credits
  • Indoor Air Quality Sampling and Analysis
  • New Source Performance Standards OOOOa
  • Notice of Violation and Compliance Support
  • Opacity Monitoring
  • Permit Condition Tracking
  • Title V Permit Applications
  • Visibility Impacts Analysis
Example Projects
  • Air Permitting and Environmental Compliance Services, North America BPB Gypsum Co.
  • Air Emissions Inventories, Title V Permit Compliance and Air Permitting, WSMR, NM
  • Campbell Substation Air Permitting and Air Emissions Controls Analysis, Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas Valley Water District
  • Air Emissions Construction Permit, Frontier Energy Natural Gas Plant, Maljamar, NM
  • Lone Mountain Aggregate Operations / Las Vegas, NV
  • Calpine Energy 560 MW Natural Gas Fired Power Facility, Dona Ana County, NM
  • CertainTeed Gypsum Wallboard Plant, Nashville, Arkansas Air Construction permit and Title V permit modifications
  • Nevada Cogeneration Associates / Air Emission Permitting For Proposed Peaker Plant Installations, Clark County, NV
  • PABCO Gypsum Company – Air Permitting Analysis For Plant and Mine Expansions / Clark County, NV
  • Calpine Energy 585 MW Natural Gas Fired Power Facility, Turner, OR
  • Kayenta Coal Fired Power Project Feasibility Analysis, AZ
  • CertainTeed Industries Jacksonville, FL Air Emissions Inventories and Air Emissions Compliance

Civil Design

  • New Site Development and Remodel Design
    • Demolition
    • Layout
    • Grading and Drainage
    • Utilities
    • Construction Phasing
    • Erosion and Sedimentation Control
    • Drainage Report
    • SWPPP
    • TIAs
  • Storm Analysis, Mitigation Design, and Permitting
  • Hydrology / Hydraulic Systems
  • Secondary Containment Systems
  • Industrial Wastewater Pre-treatment
  • Landfills / Solid Waste Facilities
  • Water and Wastewater Systems and Utilities Services and Systems
  • Roadway and Highway Design
  • Master Plan
  • Preliminary Plat, Final Plat, and Construction Documents
  • Preliminary Engineering Reports
Example Projects
  • Bridge and Road Design and Construction Management of multiple bridges – Ruidoso, NM
  • Tularosa Elementary Parking Lot – Tularosa, NM
  • Downtown Plaza, City of Las Cruces – Las Cruces, NM
  • Marketplace at Sonoma Ranch, Williams Design Group – Las Cruces, NM
  • Master Planning, Preliminary Plat and Civil Design of 1051-acre Industrial Park development in Santa Teresa, NM
  • Site Design-Construction Drawings Walmart Stores, Academy Road – Albuquerque, NM
  • Site Design Development Plan, Wal-Mart Stores, Valencia & Alvernon – Tucson AZ
  • Schools in Southern NM for Several School Districts (Las Cruces, Deming, Tularosa, Alamogordo, Anthony, Berino, Central, Arrey, and Bayard)
  • Duke Energy Power Facility, Evaporation Ponds Design – Luna County, NM
  • Clipper power Roadways and Pad Areas – Needles, CA

GIS Services

  • Natural Resource Management, Analysis, and Surveys
  • Habitat and Risk Identification
  • Spatial / Environmental Data Management Systems
  • Online Interactive Maps for Organizations
  • Suitable Locations Analysis
  • Hydrological and Watershed Analysis
  • Adding Elevation Values to Existing Spatial Data
  • Spatial Interpolation of Data Values Based on Samples
  • Classifying Land Use from Satellite Imagery
  • Line of Sight / View Analysis
  • Basic Groundwater Contaminant Dispersion Modeling
  • Classic Mapping

Example Projects
  • Range and Training Land Assessments (RTLA) In Support of Fort Huachuca Sustainable Range Integrated Training Areas Management (ITAM) Program – Sierra Vista, AZ
    • Geospatial assessments of site conditions – erosion, compaction, vegetation loss , etc. - entered into SDSFIE 3.1 standard geodatabases.
  • Natural Resources Support – Fort Bliss, TX
    • $3.5 million contract including biological and field surveys of terrestrial and aquatic systems; development of GIS analysis and diagrams of the occurrence and absence of biological species in relation to existing data sets; habitat analyses; management and compliance support for threatened and endangered species, or other sensitive species; and wildlife management support.
  • Sampling, monitoring and analysis of restoration sites – White Sands Missile Range, NM
    • Collection & inventory of data into an enterprise database that provides the foundation for the environmental data management system (EDMS) which is a web-based environmental information and retrieval program written and maintained by Zia.