Kirk Martin has over 30 years of experience conducting groundwater resource investigations and managing complex integrated water resource programs. He has special expertise in water supply development, groundwater hydraulic interpretations, and fresh/saline water relationships in coastal aquifers. He also has extensive experience in the application of statistical analyses, computer models and geophysical methods to the solution of water resource issues. Kirk takes a “total water management” approach to water resource planning and management challenges that provides for more creative solutions to address multiple level issues.
His project experience includes large-scale water supply, aquifer recharge, and injection well design, construction, testing, and evaluation. He has extensive knowledge of state water policy and the regulations governing water supply and water resource management. He has completed over 300 reports on regional and local geology/hydrology in Florida, and served as the principal hydrologist for three projects winning awards from the Governor’s Commission for a Sustainable South Florida. Kirk has worked for the cities of Marco Island, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Cape Coral, Sanibel, Tampa, Titusville, Melbourne, and Palm Beach, and Lee, Collier, St. Johns, Indian River, Hillsborough, Brevard, Pinellas, Miami-Dade, and Seminole counties.
Kirk commonly serves as a technical advisor to state, regional, and local governing bodies on water resource issues.