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Desert Concepts Energy & Environmental, a Minority Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), provides a full range of environmental consulting, engineering & construction support services.

Desert Concepts provides the services that prime companies and clients require from small business subcontractors to meet their small business subcontracting goals and delivering client requirements of dependability, schedule, and quality. Our registered and certified professionals have the experience to execute a wide variety of multi-disciplinary environmental consulting, engineering & construction support services. Our team has demonstrated the capability to work nationwide.


Desert Concepts advises and provides customized programmatic compliance plans to meet the full spectrum of environmental regulations. Whether it is MS4, IGP, CGP or Hazardous Materials, Desert Concepts will help you meet your environmental obligations by navigating the regulatory arena, maintaining compliance, and providing accurate reporting and documentation.


Desert Concepts offers a focused range of technical services including conventional civil engineering, drainage & grading plans, diversion plans, dedication maps, encroachment permits, right-of-way investigations, river & floodplain mapping and risk assessments. Desert Concepts also offers NEPA, SHPO Section 106 compliance, hazardous materials inspection, abatement specification preparation, endangered species and archeological surveys.


Our professional team provides complete construction phase environmental support services. We prepare: SWPPPs, WPCPs, LCPs, NOIs, REAPs, drainage basin inspections, conducting compliance inspections, during dry periods, pre-, during, and post-storm, sampling and analysis; dust control, asbestos control, excavation and transportation, and invasive species control plans; air monitoring, annual reporting and Notice of Termination for construction projects.

What makes desert concepts unique?

What makes desert concepts unique?

  • Experience working with DoD and other federal agencies providing technical expertise, program and project management on multiple IDIQ and SATOC contracts.
  • Know-how in establishing large prime-small business relationships. We have participated in several Prime-Sub
    partnerships working within the prime’s management and billing structure.
  • Proven track record in providing services and on time project deliverables on a nationwide basis.
  • Desert Concepts is a Minority Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB). President, Maria Knight, has over 25 years’ experience in operations and administration providing exceptional customer service creating the foundation for building successful and profitable relationships.