Paul J. Whalen, P.H.

Professional Hydrologist & Hydrologist-Water Quality
Certification Nos. 1572 & 1591
Certified and Registered by the American Institute of Hydrology


In 2002, after 15+ years of senior-level employment with South Florida Water Management District, TAC Environmental Water Resources Consulting, Inc. (TAC) was established by Paul J. Whalen as an independent environmental consulting service. With a unique combination of educational & experience areas, a multi-disciplinary viewpoint and approach is brought to problem solving.

Clients receive the benefit of over 23 years of proven Senior-Level professional experience solving a wide range of complex environmental water resource management issues utilizing a combination of:

Areas of Expertise

  • SFWMD Permitting (ERP, WU, ROW, Stormwater)
  • US Army Corps Permitting (Dredge & Fill, wetlands)
  • FDEP Permitting (Dredge & Fill: upland & marine)
  • FDACS (BMP Program Permitting)
  • Environmental Engineering (natural systems)
  • Hydrology (collection & data evaluation)
  • Water Quality (collection & data evaluation)
  • Natural Resources (uplands & wetlands)
  • Stormwater Permitting & Modeling
  • Irrigation Permitting & Modeling
  • Permit Compliance & Negotiations
  • Regulatory Rulemaking & Agency Water Policy
  • Agricultural Best Management Practices
  • Urban Best Management Practices
  • Land Management & Contractor Oversight
  • Basin Assessments
  • Land Acquisition Due Diligence & Technical Support
  • Environmental Litigation Technical Support

Public Service

Paul Whalen also has an active community service history by holding various publically elected positions since 1993:

                    2007-2010 Re-Elected, Governing Board
                    2003-2006 Governing Board

                    1999-2002 Re-elected, Governing Board
                    1995-1998 Re-elected, Governing Board
                    1994 Governing Board (appointment by Governor Martinez to fill vacancy)