Papers of Michael Wireman
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.
- Creation: 1981-1986
- Wireman, Michael (Person)
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.
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.
1 linear foot
Language of Materials
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.
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
The Papers of Michael Wireman was donated by Michael Wireman to the Water Resources Archive in September 2021.
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.
Note: Title information supplied by the archivist is bracketed. Estimated pagination ispreceded by an "e."
- Wireman, Michael. (Person)
- Leonard Rice Consulting Water Engineers (Denver, Colo.) (Organization)
- Guide to the Papers of Michael Wireman
- Edited Full Draft
- Prepared by Charles A. Ehlert and Patricia J. Rettig
- Copyright 2022
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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