Company Information

Water, Civil, and Environmental Inc. (WCE Inc.) is a woman-owned, SBA 8(a)-certified consulting firm based in Boise, Idaho that offers comprehensive water resources, civil, and environmental engineering services to clients throughout the U.S. We believe that good communication is the key to the successful completion of every project.

There are innumerable firms out there but this is how we're different: we're small but experienced, flexible, and responsive. When you work with us, you'll receive the attention you deserve, the experience you expect, and economical solutions that may surprise you!




  • 541620 - Environmental Consulting Services (Primary)
  • 541330 - Engineering Services
  • 562910 - Remediation Services
  • 541690 - Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
  • 221310 - Water Supply and Irrigation Systems
  • 221320 - Sewage Treatment Facilities
  • 541990 - All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Company Certifications

  • SBA 8(a)-Certified (Entered October 2017)
  • GSA Contract #GS-00F-386GA (Environmental Services SIN 899)
  • Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB)
  • Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
    • Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico,Texas, Utah
  • Certified Woman Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)
    • New York State and New York City

Senior Personnel

Leslie A. Eldridge, P.E., CHMM – President and Environmental Engineer; Boise, Idaho

Ms. Eldridge founded Water, Civil, and Environmental Inc. in 2013 with the intention of developing a small firm that focuses on providing value and innovation to its clients. Ms. Eldridge has 16 years of experience focusing on environmental due diligence, compliance, site characterization, risk assessment, remediation, and hazardous materials/waste management. She has conducted numerous environmental site assessments and internal ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) and environmental compliance audits and has designed, supervised the installation of, and monitored a variety of remediation systems including electrothermal treatment, soil vapor extraction, and hydraulic containment systems. Ms. Eldridge is experienced in the interpretation and application of federal, state, and local laws to determine cleanup criteria for soil and groundwater; remediation system design and permitting requirements; and the proper handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste.

Ms. Eldridge holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maine and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Iowa. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in Idaho, maintains OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER certification, and is an Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) Certified Hazardous Materials Manager.

Ryan Eldridge, P.E. – Senior Project Manager; Boise, Idaho

Mr. Eldridge has 18 years of experience managing a wide variety of civil and environmental engineering projects. He has been the project manager and lead engineer on the design and renovation of several fish hatcheries and fish migrant facilities with construction budgets ranging between $10 million to $32 million. Mr. Eldridge has also designed and supervised the installation of groundwater and surface water remediation systems including pump and treat, groundwater dewatering, groundwater injection, soil vapor extraction, air stripping, zero-valent iron, bioremediation, and thermal remediation systems. He has experience coordinating with local, state, and federal regulators in the preparation of Interim Measures and Voluntary Cleanup Plans as well as the preparation of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plans (SPCC).

Mr. Eldridge holds a Bachelor of Science in Watershed Science from Colorado State University and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from San Jose State University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. He maintains OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Surface Miner, and MSHA Underground Miner certifications.


Jay Witt, P.E. – Senior Project Manager; Boise, Idaho

Mr. Witt joined WCE Inc. in 2018 and brings 20 years of experience with air quality analyses, transportation planning, and traffic forecasting/analyses. More than half of his career has been spent serving clients like the Idaho Transportation Department, the City of Boise, and the City of Nampa as a consultant and project manager.  Over the years, he has managed many types of projects and conducted several transportation studies. Mr. Witt has completed air quality/permitting projects throughout the western United States, and has experience with various air quality and traffic modeling tools including MOVES, CAL3QHC, and AERMOD Synchro/SimTraffic, HCS, and winTURNS/TurnsW32. Prior to becoming a consultant, Jay worked for the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS), the metropolitan planning organization for Ada and Canyon Counties in Idaho and for the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.

Mr. Witt holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Idaho. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Idaho.


Picture of Michelle LoCicero, an environmental scientist specializing in environmental compliance at WCE Inc.
Michelle LoCicero – Senior Environmental Scientist; Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Ms. LoCicero also joined WCE Inc. in 2018 and brings 10 years of experience as an environmental scientist and environmental auditor for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA),supporting the implementation of the TSA’s environmental compliance and management program at its 400+ facilities across the U.S. As part of her responsibilities, Ms. LoCicero provided direct management and organizational support as well as on-call guidance on environmental compliance requirements and agency policies to TSA employees at over 90 facilities in 15 states. She also conducted numerous ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and environmental regulatory compliance audits, assisted facilities with state and EPA hazardous waste inspections, provided onsite reviews of program needs, and prepared and presented virtual and classroom courses for participants with varying levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. In addition to her extensive knowledge of environmental compliance requirements, particularly with respect to hazardous waste management, Ms. LoCicero has experience in wet chemistry laboratory analysis and data validation.

Ms. LoCicero holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from James Madison University.