Founder, Licensed Professional Geologist and Soil Scientist
Mr. Brian Oram is a licensed professional geologist and soil scientist with over 30 years experience in applied earth and environmental science and education.
Brian has developed targeted outreach programs to private well owners and city water users throughout the world and has assisted with watershed assessments, testing, and education programs in developing countries and the USA.
Brian has conducted research and consulting projects related the following: acid mine drainage (AMD), lake and stream monitoring programs, wetland creation and monitoring, drinking water filtration plant performance evaluations, groundwater under the direct influence assessments, troubleshooting drinking water and wastewater treatment facilities, testing new point of use water treatment devices and systems, hydrogeological evaluations, geological investigations, soils testing, soil morphological evaluations, water well drilling and construction, land-based stormwater and wastewater management, groundwater artificial recharge, drinking water testing, developing a private well owner mail order water testing, education, and outreach program, grassroots based private well water testing programs, “certified” third party sampler training programs, and watershed assessments.
Brian has also been involved with Citizen Monitoring and other Environmental Training Programs for groups within the United States, Europe, and even the former Soviet Union and was involved in the early phases of the development of citizen science monitoring programs in Pennsylvania through the Susquehanna River Tri-State Association and others.
A very recent development for Mr. Oram is his interest in linking the various water quality, environmental, and health information into one platform that can be used to educate and inform the community and support grassroot efforts using fact based information to make change and improve the conditions on the great big "Blue Ball".