Entries by Sandra West

Presenting on Carrizo Outcrop Monitor Well Project

The 2022 Texas Ground Water Association (TGWA) Annual Convention is taking place from January 25 to January 28, 2022 at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in Frisco, Texas. This year, the convention also includes celebrating TGWA’s 75th anniversary. DBS&A Geologist Russell Perry, PG, is presenting on DBS&A’s recent monitor well installation work in […]

Need Expert Support for Your Groundwater Sustainability Challenges?

DBS&A’s expert modelers and hydrogeologists regularly support legal teams and their clients on groundwater basin adjudication related issues, including: Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) compliance Evaluation of applicability of proposed Sustainable Management Criteria Third-party review of models supporting Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) Independent assessments of groundwater budgets and sustainable yield estimates Technical evaluation of basin […]


Expert Services Experience Across California

DBS&A has a long and respected record of litigation support. We have prepared basin-scale groundwater management plans. These plans include water budgets, modeling, stakeholder engagement, and groundwater supply projects for many watersheds.  Our practical knowledge and technical expertise help guide our clients and their legal teams through the adjudication process. Learn more about our water […]


Independent Hydrogeological Reviews

With California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) deadlines quickly approaching, water rights adjudications are expected to increase after medium and high priority basin Groundwater Sustainability Plans are filed in January 2022. Adjudications are already being considered in many basins, including: Borrego Springs basin Las Posas basin Oxnard-Pleasant Valley basins Ventura River watershed Cuyama basin Court […]

DBS&A at Oka’ Sustainability Conference

DBS&A’s water resources professionals—Kevin Hopson, PG, and Russell Perry, PG—will be available to discuss water issues and ways to ensure water sustainability during the Oka’ Sixth Annual Sustainability Conference taking place September 21 to 22, 2021 in Ada, Oklahoma. With expertise in groundwater management, development, and infrastructure, our professionals assist water managers with planning and […]


DBS&A at Texas Groundwater Conference

The American Ground Water Trust’s (AGWT’s) annual Texas Groundwater Conference, their 28th conference since 2009, will take place in Austin on June 30 and July 1. DBS&A’s groundwater professionals — Neil Blandford, PG, Andrew Donnelly, PG, and Paul Kirby, PG —will participate in this important event focused on “everything aquifers and groundwater management.” Senior Vice […]


DBS&A-led Research Will Help Reduce Wildlife-Vehicle Crashes and Enhance Wildlife Movements in NM

In 2019, the New Mexico Legislature passed the 2019 New Mexico Wildlife Corridors Act, calling for the development of an Action Plan that will guide future efforts by the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) to identify and prioritize projects aimed at reducing wildlife-vehicle collisions and helping large mammals and other wildlife safely move across […]


DBS&A at Texas Water 2021

Texas Water™ 2021, the largest (virtual) regional water conference in the nation, is taking place from March 29 to April 1, 2021. Are you attending? If so, please visit DBS&A’s virtual exhibit. If not, there is still time to register here. Either way, click here to view our company video. The event is hosted by […]

Omar Ruiz Earns Professional Engineer License

Congratulations to Omar Ruiz on earning his New Mexico Professional Engineer license. He holds a master’s degree in civil engineering, with an environmental engineering focus, from the University of New Mexico (UNM) and is a certified Water Sample Technician 2 with the New Mexico Environment Department Drinking Water Bureau (NMED DWB). Mr. Ruiz has been […]