Atwell in Southfield Acquires Hydro Consultants in Louisiana

Southfield-based national consulting, engineering, and construction services firm Atwell has acquired Hydro Consultants, a surveying, engineering, and mapping company in Baton Rouge, La. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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Southfield-based Atwell has acquired Hydro Consultants in Louisiana. // Photo by Atwell

Southfield-based national consulting, engineering, and construction services firm Atwell has acquired Hydro Consultants, a surveying, engineering, and mapping company in Baton Rouge, La. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition expands Atwell’s presence in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region.

“Hydro Consultants is well known in its community, exemplifies the professionalism and quality we value at Atwell, and is committed to a client-centered approach,” says Matthew C. Bissett, president of Atwell. “For all these reasons and more, we are excited to combine efforts with their team and expand our services in the Gulf Coast region.”

Founded in 1984, Hydro Consultants services include land surveys, hydrographic surveys, pipeline route surveys, industrial site surveys, GIS, and more.

“Hydro Consultants has a reputation for accuracy, high ethical standards, and professionalism, and having seen those same values in Atwell’s organization, we consider them to be an outstanding cultural fit,” says Ernie Gammon, president of Hydro Consultants. “We look forward to expanding our services to our clients and providing new opportunities for our employees.”

Th Hydro Consultants acquisition is Atwell’s fourth of 2024 and follows two previous additions of surveying and engineering firms in the Southeast: Banks Engineering, located in Fort Myers and Port Charlotte, Fla., and Biscayne Engineering, located in Miami and Boca Raton.