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Member of the Canadian Geotechnical Society

Member of the Canadian National Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists

Member of Professional Engineers Ontario


B.A.Sc. in Geological Engineering and M.Eng. in Civil Engineering (University of Toronto); Ph.D. in Mineral Engineering (Pennsylvania State University)

A.G. Stermac Award of the Canadian Geotechnical Society

Student Thesis Award of the United States National Committee for Rock Mechanics


Andrew R. Piggott

Research Hydrogeologist - Climate Impacts on Hydrology and Aquatic Ecosystems

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Contributing to Environment Canada’s mandate to ensure that water is clean, safe and secure

  • Regional scale studies of groundwater conditions in the Great Lakes basin
  • Determining the impacts of climate variability and change on groundwater
  • Mathematical modelling and analysis of groundwater processes
  • Flow and transport in complex geological settings


Member of the Project Management Team for the Canada - Ontario Water Use and Supply Project from 2000 to date

State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference (SOLEC) reporting for groundwater issues in 2002, 2004, and 2006

Conference Organizing Committees for the 1st and 3rd Joint IAH-CNC and CGS Groundwater Specialty Conferences

Chair of the Hydrogeology Division and Member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Geotechnical Society from 1998 to 2002


Piggott, A.R. and D.R. Sharpe. 2007. Geological interpretations of baseflow for southern Ontario p. 394-401. In Proceedings of the 60th Canadian Geotechnical and 8th Joint IAH-CNC and CGS Groundwater Specialty Conferences. Canadian Geotechnical Society and Canadian National Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists.

Neff, B.P., S.M. Day, A.R. Piggott and L.M. Fuller. 2005. Base flow in the Great Lakes basin. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report, p. 2005-5217.

Piggott, A.R., S. Moin and C. Southam. 2005. A revised approach to the UKIH method for the calculation of baseflow. Hydrological Sciences Journal. 50:911-920.

Piggott, A., B. Mills and S. Moin. 2005. Groundwater and climate change: Impacts and adaptation in southern Ontario. Canadian Civil Engineer. 22:14-17.

Piggott, A.R. 1997. Fractal relations for the diameter and trace length of disc-shaped fractures. Journal of Geophysical Research. 102(B):18121-18125.

Piggott, A.R., T.N.T. Huynh, P.A. Lapcevic and K.S. Novakowski. 1996. Automated analysis of hydraulic and tracer tests conducted in fractured rock. Hydrogeology Journal. 4:84-93.

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