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Eric Buer, L.G., L.H.G.

Eric Buer

Principal Hydrogeologist, Washington Operations Manager
Seattle, Washington

MS Geological Sciences
BA Geology
15 years experience

Contact Information

(425) 295-0849


Eric is a Licensed Geologist and Hydrogeologist with more than 15 years of experience in environmental site assessment, remediation, and restoration. His project work includes scoping and managing large site characterization and cleanup projects, regulatory interaction and negotiation, contaminant fate and transport analysis, and litigation support. Eric’s professional white papers have appeared in publications such as The Water Report and North American Society for Trenchless Technology Northwest Journal. Eric has experience performing characterization of emerging contaminants such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) releases and evaluating potential cleanup actions. In addition to his environmental science skills, Eric manages the Mapping and Technical Data Management group, which offers clients geospatial and large database management services for environmental characterization and remediation. Eric is the operations manager for Farallon’s Washington offices.

Fun Facts

Eric enjoys thinking about the hydrologic cycle in Washington State and likes to spend his free time examining the various phases of water up close through whitewater kayaking, backcountry skiing, and alpine mountaineering. He is working on completing self-supported trips through all the U.S. Wild and Scenic Rivers west of the Mississippi.


  • Licensed Hydrogeologist, WA
  • Professional Geologist, CA

Professional Certifications and Registrations


About Eric

Clients and Industries

  • Construction & Development
  • Industrial
  • Law Firms

Speaking Engagements


Key Projects

PFAS Characterization and Remediation

PFAS Characterization and Remediation

Farallon has been leading an investigation to evaluate releases of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances...

Various Western U.S. Sites

Various Western U.S. Sites

Farallon routinely conducts Phase II subsurface investigations for a variety of financial...

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