Since we were founded in the Midwest, the development of engineering consulting services to the agricultural market has become a key focus for our firm. Confined animal feeding operations have been recently targeted by state and federal environmental agencies, requiring that the runoff and waste controls be designed and implemented to meet current and developing NPDES regulations. WLA professionals have been responsible for design and permitting of livestock waste control facilities for confinement and open feedlots. With a working knowledge of state and federal regulations and a thorough understanding of the NRCS and EQIP; WLA is extremely proficient in providing competent and cost-effective solutions for your livestock facility. Some of our livestock waste services are listed below.

  • Facility planning and assessment
  • Animal waste and runoff collection, transfer, pumping, storage and facility treatment design
  • Coordination and analysis of geotechnical testing
  • Nutrient management plans
  • Preparation of state operating and construction permits
  • NRCS/EQIP design and documentation
  • Construction administration
  • Odor control
  • Public hearing assistance