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Water Use Management

Effective water use management considers the technological choices and economic balance in protecting water quantity and water quality.  Effective water use is critical to assuring sustainable activities for private and public sector clients.


Integrated Water Engineering, Science and Policy

Ramboll provides technical services covering the management of water use from regulation and policy development, water source protection and supply, and water withdrawal, to the return of water to the natural environment through discharge or run-off.

Our diverse teams of scientists and engineers cover a wide range of geographies, are well integrated with economists and regulatory specialists, and have decades of experience consulting to private and public sector clients.

We provide expertise in the following water use management services:

  • Technical Advocacy and Testimony including support of regulation and policy development or litigation
  • Water Source Protection and Water Supply focused on water scarcity concerns or aquatic life protection
  • Water Withdrawal and Sustainable Use of Water ranging from permission to operate intakes through efficient use of water
  • Water Discharge including treatment, environmental risk assessment, authorizations to discharge, and compliance evaluation

Specific service areas include:

  • Developing secure and reliable water supplies
  • Sustainable surface water, groundwater, and stormwater management plans
  • Water intake operations and protection programs
  • Water risk mapping, water auditing and water efficiency programs
  • Physical, chemical, and biological assessments of water bodies
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic and water quality modeling
  • Ecotoxicity testing (water and sediments and products)
  • Strategic planning for new facility siting or facility modifications
  • Permitting or consents to authorize discharges to water bodies or municipalities


T+1 703 516 2431
Søren Hvilshøj
Søren Hvilshøj
Global Market Director, Water
T+45 51618245