Company profiles - Naturally Wallace Consulting


Naturally Wallace Consulting, Inc. (NWC) is pleased to provide this Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for information on the range of services and expertise available through our firm. This SOQ provides a general introduction to NWC, followed by a discussion on service areas, key personnel and a selection of notable project examples. Please view our website for more in depth information on our firm/projects and expertise in treatment wetlands
Naturally Wallace Consulting (formerly North American Wetland Engineering) is recognized as the world leader in the management of unique and complex wastewater streams using treatment wetlands. We are a professional engineering firm with a focus on teaming with partners who are facing environmental challenges in water and wastewater treatment. We are process experts in the use of natural systems and ecological design.
We have been involved in over 250 projects throughout the world, giving us more breath and depth of experience in treatment wetlands than any other engineering firm.
We have broad and deep experience with Residential and Municipal clients as well as expertise with industrial clients that fall into the following service sectors; Airport Deicing, Oil & Gas, Remediation, Landfill Leachate, and Mining.

Our clients and projects have won a number of prestigious awards for design and environmental excellence:

Environmental Achievement – 2010
Airports Council International North America (ACI-NA)
The Buffalo Niagara International Airport in Buffalo, New York
Project of the Year – 2010
American Public Works Association Western New York Branch
The Buffalo Niagara International Airport in Buffalo, New York
Diamond Award - 2009
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
The Buffalo Airport project in Buffalo, New York
Grand Award - 2005
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
The British Petroleum project in Casper, Wyoming
7 Wonders of Engineering - 2005
Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE)
The British Petroleum project in Casper, Wyoming

Our President, Scott Wallace, was the co-author of Treatment Wetlands, Second Edition (2009), known as the definitive textbook on wetland treatment systems and Small-Scale Constructed Wetland Treatment Systems (2006).

Our vision is to share our expertise in natural systems to expand their use throughout the world to improve water quality. We seek out projects that allow us to help people and help the environment.

Service Areas
Project Development/Feasibility Assessment
Treatability (Pilot-Scale) Studies
Engineered Wetland Design
Aerated, fill-and-drain, and vertical flow treatment wetlands
Natural Treatment System Design
Aerobic & facultative lagoons, surface flow wetlands & phytoremediation
Permitting Assistance
Project Cost Estimates
Construction Observation
System Operations & Maintenance

Qualifications of Key Personnel

Scott Wallace, P.E.
Scott Wallace is a globally-recognized leader in the design of ecological systems including treatment wetlands. The author of papers in numerous technical and environmental publications, Mr. Wallace has authored one Canadian and four U.S. patents for wastewater treatment processes including Forced Bed Aeration™. He is the co-author of Treatment Wetlands, Second Edition, the definitive textbook on wetland treatment systems. Mr. Wallace holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and a Master's Degree in Environmental Engineering, both from the University of Iowa.

With extensive experience in both municipal and industrial wastewater treatment, Mr. Wallace currently leads Naturally Wallace Consulting, a private consultancy offering design and advisory services to clients with unique and complex environmental challenges. He was founding partner of North American Wetland Engineering (NAWE), now Naturally Wallace Consulting. Scott was also Principal Investigator for Small-Scale Constructed Wetland Treatment Systems: Feasibility Design Criteria and O&M Requirements on behalf of the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF). He has designed more than 250 wastewater treatment systems for municipal, commercial and industrial clients including large-scale wetlands for the oil industry. Scott is a registered professional engineer in 23 states, and has completed projects in 11 different countries.

Wallace and his team were awarded the 2009 Diamond Award for Engineering Excellence in Water Resources from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for his design of a natural treatment system to treat spent deicing fluid at Buffalo International Airport in Buffalo, New York. They also received the 2005 Grand Award for Engineering Excellence from (ACEC) for his design of a hydrocarbon remediation wetland for British Petroleum in Casper, Wyoming.


Naturally Wallace Consulting LLC.
109 E. Myrtle Street, P.O. Box 2236, Stillwater, MN 55082 USA
Phone: +1 612-802-2329 Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.