Vatnaskil Consulting Engineers, founded in 1982, is Iceland’s leading consulting firm in the areas of geothermal reservoir engineering, groundwater hydrology, river hydraulics, surface runoff, air pollution and environmental modeling. The company has provided specialized consultation in these fields for most of the major engineering projects in Iceland, since its founding, as well as for numerous international projects. 

The company's success and strength is rooted in the experience of its specialists, whose academic backgrounds include:

  • Geothermal Reservoir Engineering
  • Hydrology
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Computational Hydraulics
  • Water Resources
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Geophysics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematical and Numerical Analysis

Company specialists also have years of experience teaching at the Engineering Department at the University of Iceland, the United Nations University (UNU) Geothermal training program in Iceland, and at various seminars and courses in England in cooperation with our associates at Vatnaskil - Land and Water Resource Consultants in Cambridge, England. Vatnaskil has also cooperated with the Division of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at the Science Institute of the University of Iceland in development of numerical methods for hydrodynamic simulations.

Over the years the company has developed a range of conceptual and computational models in response to challenges faced within the aforementioned fields.  The company utilizes its own proprietary modeling software, Aqua3D and Aquasea as well as numerous other leading software packages e.g., TOUGH2/iTOUGH2, a two-phase flow model widely used in geothermal reservoir engineering.

Vatnaskil is a company committed to excellence, providing high quality, comprehensive and efficient services, and founded on sound theoretical and technical capabilities, with sensible management practices exploiting the advantages enjoyed only by smaller companies:  responsiveness, flexibility and true principal involvement.

Vatnaskil values the authentic and lasting partnerships with its diverse clientele.  With continued commitment to providing reliable services, we aim to establish new business relationships building on our proven adaptation abilities to new markets and giving our  clients the benefit of a responsive consultancy at a highly competitive costs.