Principal Hydrogeological Engineer
Randi Thompson, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. (BC, AB, SK, ON), has over 20 years of international consulting experience. Randi’s main areas of experience are physical and quantitative hydrogeology; including numerical and analytical groundwater modeling, site characterization, instrumentation planning, installation and monitoring, aquifer testing, mine depressurization and dewatering, seepage control, and groundwater quality assessments. For the past 10 years, she has worked extensively on the development of numerical groundwater flow models, mine water management plans and hydrogeological site characterization for proposed, in-construction and operating mines, as well as for mine closure planning. She has considerable knowledge of industry-standard modeling packages such as MODFLOW and SEEP/W. Randi has experience with the evaluation and management of seepage from tailings dams; with open pit slope and natural slope depressurization design and stabilization; with environmental site assessment, permitting and compliance monitoring; and with mine site closure. She has worked in a variety of climates including northern, temperate, arid and tropical regions.