WaterSmith was founded in 2011 by Senior Hydrologist and Principal, Russell Smith. WaterSmith is a boutique consulting and research company focused on water related environmental issues. With an advanced knowledge of snowpack dynamics and the surface and sub-surface processes generating runoff, WaterSmith is adept at cutting through the most challenging water supply concerns.

WaterSmith serves a wide range of sectors and clients:

  • Government (municipal, provincial, federal)
  • Industry (forestry, mining, renewable energy, hydro)
  • Private citizens (expert opinion, development issues)
  • First Nations
  • Water purveyors
  • Non-profit agencies
  • Research institutions
  • Small business

We combine our advanced technical knowledge with adaptive strategies to provide you the direction needed for success.