Operational since 1985, Groundwater and Environmental Services Inc. is a provider of environmental consulting and contracting services. Based in Crofton, Md., the company's assessment services include risk analysis, sampling, monitoring/hydro geological characterization and remediation services. It also provides engineering design and system optimization. Additionally, Groundwater and Environmental Services Inc. offers consulting services, including permitting/compliance and Brownfield development/litigation. The company caters to various commercial, petroleum, manufacturing and government institutes. Its client includes Kinder Morgan, Hercules, Circle K Stores, FedEx, Shell Oil, Allied Waste, Petro and United Refining. The facility is a recipient of Shell Oil Company's Supplier Diversity Award and gold medal winner of Environmental Business Journal's Business Achievement Award.