John CaseyJohn Casey, PE

Site Investigation and Remediation, Oil and Gas

Durango, Colorado


John Casey, PE, manages DBS&A’s Durango, Colorado office. He was the originator of Basin Engineering, Inc. (Basin) in 1992, which offered geotechnical, environmental, and material testing services in the Four Corners area. Basin was acquired by DBS&A in June 2014. He has more than 30 years of experience in the environmental industry and has managed hundreds of hydrogeologic investigations, pilot tests, and remedial action plans at leaking underground storage tank (LUST) facilities. Mr. Casey has applied a wide variety of remedial technologies at contaminated sites, including groundwater pump-and-treat, air sparging, multiphase extraction, soil vapor extraction, in situ bioremediation, monitored natural attenuation, and land farming.

Mr. Casey has managed more than 200 gasoline-contaminated sites that were regulated by New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Petroleum Storage Tank Bureau (PSTB). He is Project Director for assessments and remediation at multiple sites for Western Refining Retail, LLC, throughout New Mexico, Colorado, and Arizona. Mr. Casey is also Project Director for more than 300 Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments (ESAs) for gasoline service stations, including Giant Industries, Inc., Amigo Petroleum, Sandia Oil, and others.

Mr. Casey has performed numerous geotechnical subsurface soil investigations for single-family homes, earth dams, and 20-story structures in Las Vegas, Nevada, Colorado Springs, and the Four Corners area.


  • Education

    BS, Civil Engineering, New Mexico State University

  • Registration / Certification

    Professional Engineer, New Mexico

    Professional Engineer, Colorado

    Professional Engineer, Arizona

    Registered Environmental Professional, Colorado

    Registered Environmental Professional, Arizona

  • Specializations

    Hydrogeologic investigations

    Remedial plans at LUST facilities

    Removal actions

    Corrective action/remedial design plans

    Phase I and Phase II environmental investigations

    Site reclamation

    Geotechnical investigations

  • Affiliations

    National Groundwater Association

  • Additional Training

    OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER training

    OSHA HAZWOPER Supervisor training

    OSHA Excavation Safety training

    ASTM Risk Based Corrective Action training

    ASTM Performance of Phase I ESAs at Commercial Facilities

    Project Management, Fred Pryor Seminars

    “The Remediation Course,” Princeton Ground Water