Michael Wireman is a hydrogeologist currently employed by the US EPA in Denver, CO, wherehe serves as a National Groundwater Expert.
He has a Master’s degree in hydrogeology from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, post MS work at the Colorado School of Mines and 25 years of experience in groundwater investigations in the Rocky Mountain west. He has served as a project manager for aprivate consulting firm where he directed ground-water exploration and development projects. In his current position he provides technical and scientific support to several EPA programs, other Federal agencies, International programs and ground-water protection / management programs in several western states. Mike manages research projects related to mine-site hydrology /geochemistry, ground-water sensitivity/vulnerability assessment, isotope hydrology, groundwater / surface water interaction and aquifer characterization. He has significant experience in the legal, scientific and programmatic aspects of ground-water resource management. He also has extensive experience in ground-water related work in the Baltic countries, Ukraine, Romaniaand Georgia.
He has served as an adjunct professor at Metropolitan State College in Denver where he taught aclass on Contaminant Hydrology and he teaches a class on fractured rock hydrology for theNGWA. He is a member of the Colorado Ground-Water Association, the National Ground Water Association, the Geological Society of America, and is the current President of the USChapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists.