Natick, MA (June 20, 2024) – Atwell, a national consulting, engineering, and construction services firm, acquired Hydro Consultants, a professional surveying, engineering, and mapping company located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This acquisition expands Atwell’s presence in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region.

Founded in 1984, Hydro Consultants services include land surveys, hydrographic surveys, pipeline route surveys, industrial site surveys, GIS, and more.

“Hydro Consultants has a reputation for accuracy, high ethical standards, and professionalism, and having seen those same values in Atwell’s organization, we consider them to be an outstanding cultural fit,” said Ernie Gammon, PLS, President of Hydro Consultants. “We look forward to expanding our services to our clients and providing new opportunities for our employees.”

Matthew C. Bissett, PS, President of Atwell, shared, “Hydro Consultants is well known in its community, exemplifies the professionalism and quality we value at Atwell, and is committed to a client-centered approach. For all these reasons and more, we are excited to combine efforts with their team and expand our services in the Gulf Coast region.”

For more details about this transaction click here.

Morrissey Goodale, a specialized management consulting and research firm exclusively serving the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries, advised Atwell in the transaction.

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