Our Firm

Water Science Associates is a hydrogeological consulting firm that was established by Kirk Martin and Brian Barnes to leverage over 50 years of combined experience in providing creative, sustainable, and scientifically based solutions to our Client’s water resource challenges. Kirk Martin, PG was the former lead hydrologist with a nationally recognized engineering and infrastructure firm and Brian Barnes was the former director of South Florida operations for an international infrastructure and environmental consulting firm. Water Science Associates staff provide exceptional experience in water resource evaluation, permitting, and facility design and construction throughout Florida and the Caribbean.

The well established reputation of these principals for technical excellence, innovative thinking, and personal service is a defining characteristic of Water Science Associates.

We specialize in serving Public and Private Water and Wastewater Utilities, high quality Land Development projects, Construction Contractors, Mining Industry, and Agricultural interests .

We provide surface water and groundwater resource management and development services from planning, investigation, design, implementation, and compliance. Refer to our Services section for a more complete list of services we provide

Water Science Associates takes pride in its reputation for responsive, Client-focused, and solutions oriented services. We believe in listening carefully to project needs and client objectives, collaborating effectively with project team members, and delivering appropriate and cost effective solutions to our Clients’ most challenging water resource issues.