Thomas E. Harder, PG, CHG, is a Principal Hydrogeologist at Thomas Harder & Co. Harder has more than 22 years of professional groundwater consulting experience. He has provided technical direction and management for large water resource projects in southern California, including the Chino Desalter Well Field Design and Construction, the West Coast Basin Barrier Project, and the Mojave Water Agency's Regional Recharge and Recovery Project.
His expertise includes regional groundwater basin analysis, perennial (safe) yield, artificial recharge, groundwater management and models, contaminant hydrogeology, and wells. Harder has a BS in Geology from California Polytechnic University, Pomona, and an MS in Geology with emphasis in Hydrogeology from California State University, Los Angeles. He is a registered geologist and hydrogeologist in California.