well drilling | SPF


HDR | SPF offers water supply studies, well design and construction, water and wastewater system design, and water rights consulting. We combine our practical experience with proven technical expertise to meet the needs of a diverse range of clients. Before joining HDR, SPF Water Engineering had provided water resource engineering and consulting services since 1994.

Since joining HDR, our team continues to work efficiently and effectively on every project, now with the backing and resources of a global architecture and engineering firm, making us ideal consultants for a varied client base, including federal, state, and municipal government; privately owned water and wastewater systems; industrial and agricultural clients; developers; and more.

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Here to Help You

Bob Hardgrove
Water Manager


Clients/Sectors Served

  • Local, state and federal government
  • Industrial
  • Private landowners/developers
  • Technology companies
  • Agricultural
  • Other engineering and architecture consulting firms

Where We’ve Worked 

Clients throughout Idaho and the western United States, as well as the U.S. territories of American Samoa and Puerto Rico, have called on HDR | SPF to assist them in solving their water resource and wastewater concerns. They know that our dedication to doing good work and delivering successful projects has no borders.

Water Rights

  • Investigating, researching, and cataloguing existing portfolios
  • Master planning
  • Permit applications for new water rights and transfers
  • Beneficial use field examinations
  • Analysis and conflict resolution


Design, permitting, rehabilitation, and construction observation

Water System Engineering

  • Reservoir design
  • Booster pump station design
  • Surge protection
  • Corrosion analysis
  • Hydraulic modeling
  • Fire flows

Irrigation System Engineering

  • Consumptive irrigation requirements
  • Irrigation efficiency
  • Pump efficiency
  • Canal design
  • Flow measurement
  • Diversion structures

Groundwater and Surface Water Monitoring

  • Stream gauging
  • Water quality sampling
  • Seepage testing

Building and Site Civil

  • Site development
  • Utility infrastructure
  • Roadway and parking lot projects