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Papers of Michael Wireman

 Collection
Identifier: WWIR

Scope and Contents

The Papers of Michael Wireman consists of documents dated from 1981 to 1986, when Wireman worked at Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers. Materials include reports, memoranda, and letters, written for clients such as the City of Lakewood, Town of Lovell, Westwood Lakes Water District, and Flatiron Sand and Gravel Company. Most documents are about groundwater in Colorado but also cover locations in Arizona, South Dakota, and Wyoming. The focus of the documents is on groundwater, including topics like augmentation plans, groundwater availability, quality of groundwater around mining sites, and groundwater recharge.

Dates

  • 1981-1986

Creator

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection. However, it is stored off-site, so advance notice is required.

Restrictions on Use

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.

Biography

Michael Wireman, a retired hydrogeologist, focused on groundwater science, development, and management. He studied at Western Michigan University to earn his bachelor's in geology (1976) and master's in hydrogeology (1987). Wireman worked at Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers from 1981 to 1986 and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VIII, in Denver from 1987 to 2014. Throughout his career he worked abroad in countries like Russia, Iraq, China, Romania, Estonia, and Ukraine. He was also an adjunct professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver where he taught a course on Contaminant Hydrology and created workshops for the National Ground Water Association, the Geological Society of America, and the International Association of Hydrogeologists.

Wireman retired in 2014 but is still active in consulting.

Extent

1 linear foot

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Michael Wireman, a retired hydrogeologist, focused on groundwater science, development, and management. He worked at Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers from 1981 to 1986 and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VIII, from 1987 to 2014. The collection consists of reports and memoranda from when Wireman worked at Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers. Most reports are about groundwater in Colorado and others cover locations in Arizona, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

Arrangement

The collection arrived in no particular order and was arranged in alphabetical order by title. Brackets indicate titles created by the archive to summarize multiple items in a folder.

The collection consists of 1 series in 2 boxes:

Series 1: Papers, 1981-1986

Acquisition

The Papers of Michael Wireman was donated by Michael Wireman to the Water Resources Archive in September 2021.

Related Collections

Related collections in the Water Resources Archive on the subject of groundwater include the Groundwater Data Collection, the Papers of Morton W. Bittinger, the Papers of Robert E. Glover, and the Papers of Ronald K. Blatchley.

Processing

Processing was completed in January 2022. The documents were foldered and alphabetized. Duplicates, government documents, theses, and items about personal/residential properties were not retained.

Title
Guide to the Papers of Michael Wireman
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Prepared by Charles A. Ehlert and Patricia J. Rettig
Date
Copyright 2022
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA
970-491-1844