Quality Assurance / Quality Control

HSW’s Quality Assurance team provides expertise in field and laboratory quality assurance and data management from project inception through project completion. Our staff has many years of experience in all facets of quality assurance, including establishing specific data quality indicators and efficiently assessing the extent to which these quality components were implemented and met.

Data Quality Assurance

  • Project Data Quality Objectives
  • Uniform Federal Policy Quality Assurance Project Plans (USP QAPPS)
  • EPA-Compliant Quality Assurance Project Plans (RCRA, NPDES, Brownfields)
  • Third-Party Data Validation
  • Automated Data Review
  • Data Assessment / Validation Reports
  • USACE-Compliant Quality Control Summary Reports
  • Quality Manuals
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Sampling & Analysis Plans


  • Laboratory Audits
  • Field Audits (EPA / FDEP Compliance)
  • Pre-Audit Readiness Assessments (Field & Laboratory)


  • Automated Data Review (ADaPT® & ADR®)
  • FDEP / EPA SOP Compliance for Field Activities
  • Field Testing
  • NELAP Compliance for Laboratories

 Our quality assurance validation process covers all the bases.

Quality Assurance Process Flowchart

Contact Cindy Lee Westergard at cwestergard@hsweng.com for more information.



Long-Term Stewardship
Petroleum Cleanup
Site Restoration
Site Assessments

Water Resources

Analysis of Hydraulic and Hydrologic Data
Basin Management Action Plan
Minimum Flows & Levels
Power Generation / Water Use
Estuary Modeling
Groundwater Modeling
Peer Review
Stormwater Inspections
Water Conservation Measures
Water Supply Planning
Wellfield Annual Reports
Wetland Restoration

Civil / Land Development

Drainage Resolution & Permitting
Feasability Study
Irrigation Study
Low-Impact Development
Site Development Plans
Training Facility Design

Military Engineering

Small Arms Ranges
Base Utilities
Firing Range Risks
Training Facilities
Armor & Vehicle Ranges

Quality Assurance

Independent 3rd Party Data Validation
Quality Assurance Support