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Hailey Kirlin
Associate Scientist

Hailey Kirlin

Associate Scientist

Ms. Hailey Kirlin is an associate scientist with consulting experience as a technical writer and floodplain specialist. Her project experience includes conducting studies of floodplain resource management and community environmental hazard mitigation, and technical writing for engineering reports, requests for information, and requests for proposals. Prior to her professional work, she studied geology and performed geomorphology research as well as a variety of fieldwork.

Litigation Support

Litigation Support for PCBs Providing consulting support for multiple cases involving PCBs.
Litigation Support for PFAS, Confidential Locations Provided data compilation support through technical research and data visualization for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
Litigation Support for Lead, Confidential Locations Provided data input and report preparation for legacy sediment sites.

PFAS/Emerging Contaminants

Emerging Contaminants Supported quarterly updates to regulatory maps of PFAS in groundwater, surface water, and drinking water for Integral website. Maps differentiate between enforceable and non-enforceable standards for each state and provide working links to connect users to state-specific web pages. Regulatory maps also track soil PFAS standards and consumption advisories.

Site Assessment

Blackwell Zinc Site, Blackwell Oklahoma Assisted with compliance monitoring, site investigation, and remedial design for a groundwater plume that resulted from historical operations at a zinc smelter. Responsibilities included quality assurance, data compilation, GIS map creation, and report preparation.
Hazardous Materials in Soil, Various Public Schools Statewide, Hawai‘i Supported the quality assurance aspect of soil investigations for the State of Hawai‘i Department of Education Facilities Division. Data included both x-ray fluorescence and incremental soil sampling along exterior building perimeters and open areas at various school campuses in Hawai‘i.

Water Management

Aluminum Can Manufacturing Facility, Salt Lake City, Utah Field technician for industrial wastewater sampling at can manufacturing facility. Ensured proper methods were utilized to support compliance and permit-related sampling events. Completed monthly reports and data quality assurance.
Aquifer Storage and Recovery Feasibility, Alpine, Utah Served as a field technician for an aquifer recharge project. Completed field measurements for stream discharge, ditch flow discharge, and groundwater levels at several sites in Alpine and American Fork, Utah.
Community Rating System and Flood Resiliency, United States Used Federal Emergency Management Agency programmatic guidelines to promote flood resiliency across the United States. Conducted, analyzed, and documented studies of community floodplain hazard mitigation. Evaluated local hazard mitigation plans, stormwater management plans, floodplain ordinances, geographic information system (GIS) maps, and zoning documentation.

Technical Writing

Department of Defense Projects, Layton, Utah Researched, wrote, and edited more than 50 technical reports, white papers, and trade studies across 14 different contracts for the Department of Defense. Helped coordinate data and technical verbiage between subject matter experts and government personnel. Maintained document library, template library, and contract information with excellent organization.


South Dakota School of Mines Field Camp, Death Valley, California Created a technical structural report that included maps, cross sections, and unit descriptions. Interpreted geologic setting based on field samples and observations.
Upper Reach of the Walla Walla River, Walla Walla, Washington Employed TOPCON surveying equipment, drone footage, and ArcGIS to create a survey of the Walla Walla River prior to river restoration. Managed data collection, verification, and presentation.
Oregon Fish and Wildlife Survey of Couse Creek, Milton-Freewater, Oregon Surveyed the ecologic and hydrologic features of Couse Creek for a study conducted by the Walla Walla Basin Watershed Council.

GIS & Geoscience

Vineyard Assessment, Walla Walla, Washington Utilized topographic data sets, well depths, and aquifer levels to determine vineyard drainage patterns using GIS. Field observations along with maps were used in a report and presentation to stakeholders.