is dedicated to providing its clients with professional cultural resources
management services for Section 106, National Historic Preservation Act,
compliance. We offer a full range of services and professional
assistance with all phases of archaeological and historical investigations, including
archaeological survey, site evaluation, excavations, historical research, grant
proposal preparation, and preservation planning.
project is important to us. We will closely work with you to ensure we
understand and fulfill your project's requirements. We are committed to
providing excellent service for our clients.
We produce high quality work. Each Principal Investigator on our professional team holds an
advanced degree and has extensive experience in archaeological fieldwork and project management.
We turn projects around quickly and
will work within your time frame. Just let us know your schedule.
Wapsi Valley Archaeology
will provide a complete report of investigations containing synthesized conclusions and concise,
understandable recommendations for every project. We will submit copies of our report directly to the
involved federal agencies at your request.
work complies with State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) requirements. Our
Principal Investigators meet and exceed the
Secretary of Interior's Professional Qualification Standards.
pricing is competitive because we do not have the high overhead costs of some
“not-for-profit” university offices and giant
We are knowledgeable of the relevant laws, regulations, and procedures required
for Section 106 review.
Wapsi Valley Archaeology
has completed numerous projects for engineering firms, private developers,
municipal governments, county engineers, conservation boards, environmental
firms, city administrators, councils of government, rural water systems, utility
companies, and state and federal agencies.
We complete projects that require federal agency permits or are funded by
federal dollars including stimulus funds, disaster relief funds, Hazard
Mitigation grants, CDBG funds, Rural Development grants, and other federal grant
programs. We also conduct surveys for state funding sources including the State
Revolving Fund program, transportation funds, State Historical Society grants,
projects include archaeological investigations for the following types of
Airport improvements County
Conservation projects Ethanol plant construction
Historic preservation projects
Industrial construction and development Lake and reservoir projects Recreational projects
Residential housing construction and development
Transportation projects including bridge replacements, road
construction and road improvements
Utility lines and towers
Water system improvements and construction, including wastewater
treatment and sewer lines
Wetland mitigation projects
We work on
projects that involve the following state and federal organizations in the
Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Federal Highway
Administration (FHWA) National Park Service (NPS)
Rural Utility Services (RUS)
State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPO)
State Historical Societies (SHS) U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) U.S.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) U.S.
Department of Energy (DOE) U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
archaeological investigations across the Midwest.