Applied Aquatic Research Ltd. (AAR) is a Calgary-based company that emerged in 1996, specializing in aquatics. Since 2008, AAR's scope has expanded, and AAR Environmental Services* (AARES) a multidisciplinary environmental consulting division was opened. AARES now offers a broad range of environmental planning, monitoring, spill response and assessment disciplines required to support the diverse needs of our clients.
As AARES we are a full service environmental consultancy providing western Canada with services for aquatic and terrestrial biology, planning, permitting, construction monitoring and environmental inspection plus water services including hydrology and hydrogeology. ARRES prides itself on its adaptability, comprehensive safety program, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and its qualified, competent and experienced staff.
AARES is Certificate of Recognition (COR)-certified, a subscriber to ISN online Health and Safety statistics, and has a comprehensive Corporate Safety Program that outlines responsibilities and accountabilities of all employees. The company carries $5,000,000 general liability insurance and $5,000,000 automobile comprehensive insurance, and is in good standing with the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) of Alberta (Account # 4032139).