In a rapidly advancing world, environmental concerns are becoming more prevalent and more closely regulated. UPEA provides environmental consulting and engineering services for industrial, municipal and commercial clients to keep up with these changes.

With decades of combined experience, UPEA's environmental engineers possess broad knowledge of environmental engineering principles and innovative technologies. UPEA has worked on a myriad of projects including: water, air, solid waste management, remediation and restoration, and permitting.

Below are links to our major areas of focus, with further breakdown within each category.

Please feel free to contact any of our offices for assistance.

Water - UPEA has the capabilities to provide solutions for this vital resource; whether it is groundwater, surface water, wetlands, or industrial and wastewater practices, our clients receive professional, cost-effective solutions.

Air - Providing a clean and healthy atmosphere is one thing UPEA has strived to accomplish when providing air quality services to clients ranging from industries to residential homeowners. Our services include industrial permitting, construction/demolition, exposure assessments, and indoor air quality evaluations.

Building/Facility Management Assistance - UPEA assists contractors and facility managers with a variety of services that can be utilized during renovation projects or as part of critical maintenance and risk management programs.

Solid Waste Management - Having the knowledge and experience of how solid waste, hazardous waste, and construction and demolition wastes are handled, UPEA can provide a worry free solution for our clients seeking a disposal plan.

Remediation and Restoration - UPEA provides an assortment of services to restore impacted environments. Our expertise spans from remedial investigations and feasibility studies at hazardous waste and leaking underground storage tank sites to emergency response actions for spills.

Brownfield Redevelopment - Much attention has been placed on these contaminated sites with an emphasis on converting them to an area the surrounding communities can appreciate. UPEA brings years of experience to our clients to develop a strategy that will realize these conversions.

Environmental Assessments - Whether you’re buying or selling your property, an environmental site assessment or baseline environmental assessment can provide the documentation to the client for liability protection.

Permits - UPEA can assist clients in acquiring the necessary permits for whatever the project may be. Whether it pertains to water, air, land use, or disposal, UPEA has the experience and know-how to complete permit applications in a timely and cost effective manner.

Technical Services - UPEA can offer a professional product by utilizing a suite of tools and techniques, such as AutoCAD, GIS, and other industry software, to enhance the project and benefit our clients.


U.P. Engineers & Architects, Inc. serves the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin. Among our employees are professional engineers, architects, landscape architects, surveyors, town planners, and environmental engineers. We have been in business for 60 years.

Our offices are located in Houghton, Iron Mountain, Ishpeming, Sault Ste. Marie and Marinette, Wisconsin. We are the largest professional-services firm headquartered in the region. Learn more...

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Houghton, MI office: 800.562.7684
Iron Mountain, MI office: 800.872.9013
Ishpeming, MI office: 877.834.3827
Marinette, WI office: 866.682.8418
Sault Ste. Marie, MI office: 800.867.0511

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