Hydrogeologist, Professor

Peter GrayMr. Gray graduated with his honours Earth Science (Geology) B.Sc. degree from the UofWaterloo in 1987 and has continued his formal and informal education, including teaching the past five years at Fleming College in the Well Constructed and other geology and hydrogeology courses. Mr. Gray has more than 30 years of hydrogeological and environmental consulting experience with projects ranging from small scale local environmental and hydrogeological assessments to large scale international assignments.Mr. Gray has also contributed greatly to the groundwater community since graduating as a leader of groundwater education and protection, including the Waterloo Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival, the Children’s Water Education Council, The Rotary Club of Kitchener, International Association of Hydrogeologists, National Ground Water Association, UofW Advisory Council, UofW Faculty of Environment Dean’s Council, GRCA Water Forum Organizing Committee, Waterloo Wellington Science and Engineering Fair, Technical Advisor for various UofW graduate studies and research projects,  UofW Museum Board of Directors.

Occupation: VP, Sr. Hydrogeologist, MTE Consultants Inc., Licensed Well Contractor

Career background: Mr. Gray began his geology career working for the Ontario Geological Survey, Quaternary Division, mapping in the Hemlo and Ft. Francis, Rainy River areas in the mid-80’s. Mr. Gray then switched to the consulting field as a field geologist, focusing on groundwater related projects from a water supply or contaminant perspective. In 1995 Mr. Gray co-founded the Kitchener based environmental consulting firm Frontline Environmental Management Inc., which in 2007 merged with MTE Consultants Inc. of Kitchener, On. Peter is a Vice President and Senior Hydrogeologist for MTE. Peter is one of the founding directors and past president of the Children’s Water Education Council (CWEC), a registered, non-profit charitable organization that in 1994 initiated the first Children’s Groundwater Festival, since which more than 800,000 children have become educated about a wide variety of water-based issues and concepts.

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