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Senior Water Quality Specialist

WorleyParsons MEG

Water Quality Specialist and Environmental Services
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Areas of Expertise

  • Calgary, AB, Canada
  • English

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Experienced in municipalities, city departments, the energy sector, mining, engineering, construction and private development companies.

About

Bob McAlpine has worked as a water quality specialist since 1982 in industry, federal and provincial governments and as a consultant in Alberta. Bob has a diverse background ranging from leading the water quality components of baseline and environmental assessments for the oil and mining industries in western Canada, to working as a senior scientist for Thames Water Utilities in the UK. In a consulting capacity, Bob has worked for municipalities, city departments, the energy sector, mining, engineering, construction and private development companies. His expertise extends to water and wastewater environmental assessment and treatment options, aquatic toxicology, microbiology, water and sediment chemistry, project management and regulatory compliance. When working with Thames Water Utilities in the UK, Bob was a UKAS trained auditor, water scientist and technical advisor at Farmoor near Oxford.

In 2008, Bob started his own company, W.Q. Consulting Services Ltd, Bob is the owner and director with full WCB coverage and insurance. Bob is contracted to Worley Parsons Canada Ltd. Since January 2009

Specialties: Surface & Subsurface Water Quality,

Aquatic chemistry,

Aquatic Toxicology,

Drinking water specialist

Aquatic microbiologist (human health)

Wastewater Specialist

Mining wastewater specialist,

Selenium specialist,

Storm pond specialist,

Water quality and Oil sands specialist

Environmental Impact Assessment Specialist (water quality)

Experience

Director and founder of W.Q. Consulting Services Ltd. since 2008. This company specializes in water quality consulting services.
Company is also contracted to WorleyParsons Canada Ltd.

Golder Associates, HydroQual Laboratories, EBA Engineering, AMEC Earth & Environmental and Thames Water Utilities Ltd.

Education

University of Alberta (B.Sc Zoology), Farnborough College (Environmental Management)

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