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Sarah Whitaker, P.G. Founder and President, Ms. Whitaker is a Professional Geologist and licensed water well contractor. She holds a BS from the University of Miami, an MSc from Acadia University and has worked in the USA, Canada, Norway, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Trained in geology and geophysics she has been working in the geologic, hydrogeologic, and environmental consulting field since 1980.

Ms. Whitaker has an extensive and varied background that includes regulatory experience with the St. Johns River Water Management District and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and consulting experience with several central Florida engineering firms. Additionally, she has worked offshore conducting seismic research and evaluating geohazards for the petroleum industry.

Ms. Whitaker started the hydrologic firm Sarah M. Whitaker, P.G. in 2002 as a sole business proprietorship and incorporated the firm of SMW GeoSciences, Inc. in January 2006.


Jennifer Cosma Bolling, P.E. Ms. Bolling – a registered Professional Engineer and a Florida WaterStar SM certifier – is Vice President and a Senior Project Engineer with SMW. She has been working in the environmental science and water resource engineering field since 1990. Ms. Bolling obtained an associate’s degree in environmental science technology from Santa Fe Community College and a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Florida.  Ms. Bolling specializes in water supply planning, permitting and strategic water conservation planning.

Prior to joining SMW, Ms. Bolling worked in site development engineering. Her experience includes preparation of construction level plans and the associated permitting for stormwater management and utilities. Her experience in stormwater management includes wetland modeling, stormwater design and permitting through local agencies, the water management district and FEMA. Ms. Bolling’s experience in environmental sciences includes biological evaluation for NPDES compliance, evaluation of impacts to wetlands and streams, and data management for several environmental studies.


Susan Woodbery, P.E. Ms. Woodbery is a licensed Florida Professional Engineer and FDEP-certified erosion and control inspector. She has been working in the water resources and environmental field since 1998. Ms. Woodberry specializes in stormwater engineering projects, including stormwater master planning, watershed management, stormwater GIS infrastructure inventory, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, pollutant load analysis, and stormwater retrofit design for water quality improvements. She has extensive experience performing wetland delineation, permitting wetland impact evaluation and wetland mitigation, as well as threatened and endangered species evaluation/mitigation plans.

 

 
SERVICES
CONSUMPTIVE USE PERMIT CONSULTING
WATER SUPPLY PLANNING
ENGINEERING
WETLANDS MONITORING
WELL DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION
GRANT ASSISTANCE
WATER CONSERVATION
GROUNDWATER MODELING
GENERAL CONSULTING