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Murray Einarson

Haley & Aldrich, Bent, Portland

  • Geologist

  • M.Sc in Hydrogeology, University of Waterloo

  • Inventor of several tools and methods used in contaminant site characterization

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About Murray Einarson

Murray D. Einarson is a Principal Hydrogeologist with Haley & Aldrich in Oakland, California. . He has a B.A. in geology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an M.Sc. in hydrogeology from the University of Waterloo. Mr. Einarson has 30 years of experience as an environmental consultant, and is a Professional Geologist in California. His professional interests focus on developing and promoting superior methods and technologies for environmental site characterization and in situ remediation. He is a pioneer in the development and application of expedited site assessment technologies and has co-authored industry and regulatory guidance documents on this subject. He also holds patents on innovative site assessment technologies, including a dual-tube soil coring system and a multi-level groundwater monitoring system (CMT™ multilevel monitoring system).


Mr. Einarson is a frequent lecturer to environmental regulators in California and other states. He has authored or co-authored dozens of technical publications and regularly serves as a peer reviewer for several technical journals. He has been an instructor in the Waterloo graduate course in field hydrogeology for the last 10 years. In honor of his many accomplishments in the field of contaminant hydrogeology and groundwater protection, the National Ground Water Association awarded Mr. Einarson its Ground Water Technology Award in 2009

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