Kelley, Van

Author Description

Van Kelley, P.G., has 23 years of experience in the fields of geology and hydrogeology specializing in fluid flow and transport modeling, regulatory review, and project management. Since 2000, he has focused on the water resources market. He has managed and/or provided senior technical guidance on projects involving the development and application of groundwater availability models for major and minor aquifers across Texas. He has also developed water availability models to support water resource planning and management in the Lower Colorado River Basin of Texas and the Espanola Basin of New Mexico. Over the last 15 years, Mr. Kelley has served as Project Manager for several large flow and transport modeling projects, including groundwater modeling contracts to support environmental restoration activities at US Department of Energy facilities and work involving fluid flow analyses to design shaft seal systems for a deep geologic repository for radioactive waste. Mr. Kelley also serves as INTERA’s Water Resource Division Manager out of the Austin Texas Intera office, focused on the Texas and southwestern US market and is responsible for a staff of 24 geoscientists and engineers. He has a M.S. in Geology from Texas A&M University where his emphasis of study was on groundwater flow and transport, including field-scale dispersion.

Authored Reports

Water Resources Supply: Groundwater Decision Support System Development,Groundwater Availability Modeling: The Texas Experience