Cynthia “Cindy” Ardito’s professional experience has focused on conducting environmental assessments, water resource evaluations, environmental permitting, site characterization, and remedial actions for private, federal, state, and municipal clients. She has specialized expertise in mine permitting and closure, site characterization design, hydrogeologic conceptual model development, application of groundwater flow models to evaluate groundwater impacts and water availability, and evaluation of impacts from chlorinated solvents and petroleum hydrocarbons. She has designed and implemented field programs for aquifer testing, surface water and groundwater characterization, and contaminant plume characterization. Cindy’s experience includes developing regulatory compliance strategies and conducting environmental assessments for mine sites, landfills, Brownfields and hazardous waste sites, underground storage tank sites and Superfund sites. She has provided technical and management oversight for mine reclamation, landfill reclamation, design and implementation of remediation systems (including vapor extraction/air sparging systems, pump and treat systems, surfactant-enhanced aquifer remediation systems, and bioremediation systems), and groundwater plume characterization and remediation. Her most recent experience includes specialized expertise in the closure and permitting of uranium mine sites. Cindy provides litigation support services and expert opinions for natural resource damage claims, water resources impact studies, and groundwater contamination evaluations. She has managed hundreds of environmental and water resource projects ranging in size from several thousand to several million dollars for private, federal, state, and municipal clients. Cindy also serves as a Senior Vice President and on the Board of Director’s for INTERA.
Cynthia Ardito, PH, CGWP
Executive Vice President, Principal Hydrogeologist
MS, Geology (Hydrology/Hydrogeochemistry Emphasis), New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 1987
BS, Geology, University of California, 1983
Professional Hydrologist (AIH)
Certified Groundwater Professional (NGWA)