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ARCADIS Executives to Speak at National Ground Water Summit

April 11, 2010

DENVER, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, announced today eight of its industry experts will play a significant role in this year’s National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Summit on “Groundwater for a Thirsty World,” April 11-15, in Denver.

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“The opportunity to share our knowledge and world-class expertise in groundwater remediation and mining hydrology to NGWA attendees is an honor and further demonstrates ARCADIS’ position as a global leader in this market,” said Craig Divine, Associate Vice President and Principal Hydrogeologist for ARCADIS U.S. Operations. “The summit also provides us a tremendous opportunity to learn from and share ideas with other experts eager to create solutions in this dynamic and evolving industry. We look forward to harnessing and leveraging new developments to better serve clients as we integrate the latest research and industry best practices and apply them to specific projects.”

ARCADIS professionals will be featured in eight presentations, including three focusing on mine sites. Topics will cover a range of groundwater issues, including advanced groundwater modeling, methods for quantifying groundwater surface water interactions and remediation considerations, characterizing background and mine-sourced metals loads to streams, 3-D visualization techniques to support remediation strategies, and specialized approaches to plume characterization. In addition, Craig Divine and Dave Lipson, Principal Hydrogeologist, will chair a full-day special session focusing on the importance groundwater-surface water interactions in groundwater remediation and environmental hydrology.

The NGWA Summit brings together regulators, practitioners, natural resource managers, policymakers, municipal planners, banking industry representatives, remediation site owners, attorneys, climatologists and others who supply knowledge and technology needed to address key water issues. The event integrates cutting-edge research with practical application innovations to create new industry solutions, and will include various workshops, field trips, topical and poster sessions and networking opportunities.

About the National Ground Water Association (NGWA):

NGWA, a nonprofit organization comprised of more than 13,000 U.S. and international groundwater professionals — contractors, equipment manufacturers, suppliers, scientists, and engineers — is dedicated to advancing groundwater knowledge. NGWA’s vision is to be the leading groundwater association that advocates the responsible development, management, and use of water.

About ARCADIS:

ARCADIS is an international company providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in infrastructure, environment and buildings. We aim to enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life by creating balance in the built and natural environment. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements, maintains and operates projects for companies and governments. With more than 15,000 employees and over $2.8 billion in revenues, the company has an extensive international network that is supported by strong local market positions. Visit us on the internet at: www.arcadis-us.com

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