August Ustare, AScT

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August Ustare, AScT


  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Civil Engineering
  • Current Employer: Hydrologica Environmental Consulting Ltd
  • Position: Engineering Technologist
  • Post Secondary: BCIT Civil & Structural Engineering
  • High School: New Westminster Secondary School

Career Experience

From 2003 to 2015, I was at Via-Sat Data Systems Inc., managing hydrological and meteorological monitoring networks and data collection programs throughout British Columbia. In 2016, I started my own company, Hydrologica Environmental Consulting Ltd. to provide these same services to a wide variety of sectors such as mineral exploration and mining, renewable energy development, and all levels of government.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • I became a technology professional in order to merge my passions for the environment, water, and engineering.

Career Highlights

  • Engineering Technologist at Via-Sat Data Systems Inc. from 2003 to 2015
  • President and founder of Hydrologica Environmental Consulting Ltd. from 2016 to present

Professional & Community Activities

  • Involved with the following organizations: ASTTBC (registered Applied Science Technologist), Canadian Water Resources Association (member and BC Branch Director), Canadian Society for Hydrological Sciences (member), North American Stream Hydrographers (member), Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (member), Association for Mineral Exploration BC (member), Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue (member and advanced training coordinator), Vancouver Emergency Community Telecommunications Organization (member).