Rob Carnachan

Senior Environmental Planner


Rob has over 20 years of experience in the evaluation of environmental impacts for both public and private sector clients. His expertise includes the preparation and management of environmental review documents pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as well as studies evaluating water quality and water resources impacts in the states of California, Wisconsin, Colorado, Nevada, Illinois, and Minnesota. Rob has worked in both consulting and state government. He has prepared numerous other environmental review, planning, and water quality documents for clients, including Applications for Certification under the California Energy Commission, visual impact studies, stormwater pollution prevention plans, stormwater discharge permit applications, watershed management assessments/plans, and third party reviews.


Grant Line Construction Aggregate Production and Recycling Facility, Private Client, Elk Grove, California

Bolinas Lagoon Wye Wetland Resiliency Project, Marin County Open Space District, Marin County, California

Mammoth Pacific 1 Geothermal Power Plant, Ormat, Mono County, California*

Ponte Vista Specific Plan, iStar, Los Angeles, California*

The Villages at the Alhambra, The Ratkovich Company, Alhambra, California *

The Junction at Menifee Valley, PacTen Partners, Menifee, California *

SoFi Stadium, Stockbridge Capital/Kroenke Sports, Inglewood, California*

Santa Clara Basin Watershed Characteristics and Watershed Assessment Reports, Santa Clara Basin Watershed Management Initiative/Santa Clara Valley Water District, San Jose, California*

*denotes work with previous firm


M.S., Water Resources Management, University of Wisconsin

B.A., Environmental Studies, University of California Santa Barbara

B.A., Geography, University of California Santa Barbara