Public Sector

Elected officials need a clear understanding of their regulatory responsibilities and an eye on how changes in policy or legislation may affect their communities. CEC's multi-disciplined and integrated approach to engineering, design and consulting allows clients to be pro-active rather than being reactive.

CEC offers a full range of environmental consulting services.

CEC has provided a diverse scope of services to municipal, county, state and Federal government agencies for more than 20 years, including:



Water/Wastewater Resources

Waste Management


CEC delivers innovative solutions and positive results for public sector-related projects across a number of project types, some of which are represented below:

Operations Management

CEC is regularly engaged to advise clients facing a variety of operations and management challenges – from Master Planning to forensic evaluation. Our staff includes former regulators, engineers and scientists who understand the challenges from the municipality's perspective. Whether advising a Board or serving as a City Engineer, we provide assistance with a full suite of professional services.

Brownfields Redevelopment

CEC's phased approach allows adjustments to the focus and scope of projects as information is gathered, saving money and ensuring integration of all concerns. Our services are designed to evaluate the compliance status of industrial activities; identify and quantify environmental liabilities and risks; and evaluate properties for real estate acquisitions, divestitures and development/re-development.

Abandoned Mine Lands Reclamation/AMD

CEC's mine expertise includes 404/401 permitting, NPDES permitting, overburden and water sampling, mineral reserve studies, surveying, road construction, dam and impoundment construction, and ALTA surveys. Our expertise includes developing practices to reduce mine discharge along with designing active and passive AMD treatment facilities.

Solid Waste

CEC has performed a wide range of projects for managers of commercial, industrial and municipal solid waste – from transfer stations and MRFs to landfills and leachate treatment facilities. CEC also has expertise with new and innovative waste processing methods, including the development and deployment of conversion technologies and landfill gas to energy projects.


CEC's storm and sanitary collection system engineering and design services range from capacity analysis/modeling and feasibility studies to inflow and infiltration studies to compliance reporting and operations monitoring for NPDES permits. We have design expertise for a variety of wastewater treatment and collection systems, as well as the design of potable water systems.


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