Who We AreTrusted leaders
The team at Watkins Environmental is recognized throughout the Western United States as leaders in the environmental remediation and demolition industry.
Our San Diego-based company provides integrated solutions that are efficient, technically sound, and satisfy all legal requirements for complete demolition services and the removal of asbestos abatement removal, lead paint removal, mold removal, contaminated soils, underground storage tanks, disinfection and PCBs.
Reliable management teams
Watkins Environmental’s management team plays an important role in the design stages of our projects. Our professionals have the experience and training to understand our clients’ objectives, meet the challenges of complex technical problems, and satisfy all regulatory requirements.
27+ Years of experience
At Watkins Environmental, our reputation is our most important asset. For over two decades, our team has established a proven track record of completing thousands of environmental and demolition projects on schedule. Our client base is divided into many sectors including education, medical, financial, municipal, industrial, commercial, residential and the Department of Defense. Our satisfied repeat clients account for a large part of our business.
Safe & cost-effective services
As Watkins Environmental looks forward, our team will remain devoted to our company’s philosophy of providing the most efficient, environmentally safe and cost-effective services to our clients… every day, every job, for every client.
Did an outstanding job
"I would like to commend you and your team on your professional performance during our recent asbestos abatement situation in our archaeological dig area. The asbestos crew was punctual, courteous and professional throughout the job, and did an outstanding job working around the sensitive areas."
Park Maintenance Supervisor, San Diego Old Town State Historic Park
Large number of satisfied repeat customers
"You are consummate professionals and your entire organization is administered in the same fashion, as reflected by the large number of satisfied repeat customers, including the City of La Mesa."
Mayor of the City of La Mesa
Executed the project with a high degree of expertise, ingenuity and professionalism
"Your management team executed the project with a high degree of expertise, ingenuity and professionalism in the remediation and deconstruction of buildings at the former Naval Training Center in San Diego. Through your own initiatives, you maintained a clean work-site; minimized traffic, noise, and dust; and kept the community well informed of the progress of the contract."
Captain, CEC, Department of the Navy, Southwest Division
I want to extend my personal gratitude...
"I want to extend my personal gratitude to you for the efforts extended by your company and field crews in completing the Adams Elementary School Annex on schedule."
CEO of Douglas E Barnhart, Inc.
Professional conduct and extreme honesty
"I wanted to take time out of my day to write to you regarding the professional conduct and extreme honesty of your crew headed by Josh that did the asbestos remediation on our property.
In addition to doing a good job, your crew found and returned over $4,000 in cash found in the offices that were being remediated. We are grateful for their honesty and commend you for the caliber of your employees."
Father Devdas Masillamony
Santa Sophia Church
Watkins is a strong organization
"Watkins is a strong organization from high-level management to administration to field personnel/supervision."
Demonstrated an excellent "Team Work" attitude.
"The repurposing of this iconic properly was significant, requiring multiple trades on site at any given time. The Watkins Team was cooperative and demonstrated an excellent ‘Team Work’ attitude."
Casey Brown Company
Proven experience and high level of caring employees
"Watkins is a strong trade partner with proven experience and high level of caring employees that help maintain a standard of excellence we expect for all our projects."
Turner Construction Company
Successful and safe completion of the scope of work
"Thank you guys very much for your successful and safe completion of the scope of work here at the school. I know the school is very appreciative of the work you did and your foreman Jaime was very easy to work with and he communicated well with me. I will definitely reach out to you guys in the future with more work to bid on some future projects that come our way."
Darrick D. Ofenloch
Founder & Operations Manager, Lakewood Builders
Our Work Recent Projects
Our vast experience in environmental remediation and demolition projects has grown us to be detail-oriented on every aspect, such as building licensing and timelines. All constrictions and restraints will be kept in mind upon planning.
For example, when working with a hotel located in the bustling downtown Gaslamp district, we understand that your building is located on a busy street front – so we are highly conscious that and thinking about access and availability at all times.