Andre Ritchie


Andre Ritchie is a hydrologist in the hydrogeology and geochemistry program area at the New Mexico Water Science Center. Andre received a M.S. degree in Hydrology from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, and a B.S. degree in Geology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Since joining the USGS in 2015, Andre's work has been focused on using hydrogeology and integrated hydrologic modeling to answer questions relating to surface-water/groundwater interaction, farm-scale agricultural conjunctive use, and management of surface-water and groundwater resources.



  • M.S. Hydrology, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 2011
  • B.S. Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2007

Professional Experience:

  • 2015 to present: Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, New Mexico Water Science Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 2014 to 2015: Hydrogeologist, CH2M HILL/CH2M, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 2011 to 2014: Hydrogeologist, CH2M HILL, Santa Ana, California
  • 2010 to 2011: Hydrogeologist, AMEC, Socorro, New Mexico