About Us


Located near Portola, Plumas County, in Northeastern California
Tel. (530) 836-2208

Based near Portola in Eastern Plumas County, California, Plumas Geo-Hydrology is a hydrology and geology consulting company serving the rural counties of the northern Sierra Nevada, northeastern California, and the urban areas in northern Nevada.

We assist our clients in resolving complex issues in hydrology and geology which are confusing and difficult to understand for someone with little or no technical knowledge.

The company was founded in 1989 by Burkhard Bohm, a California Professional Geologist and Certified Hydrogeologist.

Since the mid 1980’s we have gained valuable experience with the hydrologic and geologic problems of the rural mountain counties in Northeastern California. Our expertise includes ground water exploration in fractured rocks and valley aquifers, solving water quality problems in wells and streams, soil and percolation tests, erosion and flooding problems, soil stability, land slides and more.

Our clientele and project scopes are diverse, including small land owners, golf course operators, cities, community services districts and land developers.

Our Specialties Include


Larger Hydrologic Issues

It is important to keep in mind the larger issues that govern today’s Water Resources Management, affecting us statewide, nationally and globally.  Issues such as long term water resources sustainability in conjunction with watershed management, infrastructure development, ecosystems management, and climate change  -   issues which on the long run no resource professional can afford to ignore.  Problems associated with these issues are likely to affect economic feasibility of many a land development project. (Click here to read more)


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Burkhard Bohm, Geologist and Hydrologist
CA Professional Geologist, License No. 5619
CA Certified Hydrogeologist, License No. 337

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