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Crawford Hydrology Laboratory provides professional consulting and field and laboratory services regarding groundwater tracing in karst and non-karst areas.

We specialize in groundwater investigations with the use of fluorescent dyes and utilize techniques we have developed and enhanced over the past 30 years. We provide quality supplies and analyses for groundwater traces and conduct full field investigations. Crawford Hydrology Laboratory has extensive experience conducting dye trace investigations for commercial clients as well as government agencies.

We look forward to working with you!

CHL Director Chris Groves presents at UNESCO conference

WKU University Distinguished Professor of Hydrogeology Chris Groves delivered a keynote talk in late October in Guilin, at the International Conference on Sustainable Utilization of Water Resources in Developing Countries, sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization(UNESCO).

Student Research Grant

Are you a student involved in a dye tracing project? Learn more about our student grant opportunities. We accept applications year-round.

2015 Dye Tracing Workshop at Mammoth Cave National Park

Crawford Hydrology Laboratory and Mammoth Cave National Park will be hosting a dye tracing workshop in October 2015 during the National Cave and Karst Management Symposium.