Austin Brownfields Redevelopments

The City of Austin, Texas, is home to several transformed and vibrant former Brownfields property redevelopments. Under DBS&A’s Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Assessment, Investigation, and Remediation Services (AIRS) contract, we contributed to the redevelopment of three of four former Brownfields properties along the tour. Site #1 on the tour is the 12-acre Plaza […]

Groundwater Sustainability Planning and Social Distancing

DBS&A is currently working with Dave Ceppos, Managing Senior Mediator – Sacramento State, and the Consensus and Collaboration Program (CCP) team on multiple Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GPSs).  Dave is providing down-to-earth, real-world advice to the Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) we are collaborating on under the leadership of Tony Morgan, PG, CHG. We encourage you to […]

Here to Help

DBS&A and our  GLA affiliates understand that our clients provide essential services that are critical to protecting the environment, keeping drinking water safe, developing key infrastructure and managing waste and natural resources. We are here to help you during this unprecedented time. Like all of you, we have been following developments concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

DBS&A Presents on Surface Water, Groundwater and Recharge

At the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Water, Energy, and Policy in a Changing Climate conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, DBS&A Vice President / Principal Hydrogeologist, Tony Morgan, PG, CHG, participated in a panel discussion on Surface Water Availability and Impacts to Groundwater and presented on the climate change regime anticipated for Ventura County, California […]

DBS&A Recharge Project in the News

Local news channel, KRQE, recently featured one important recharge project for conjunctive management of surface water and groundwater resources being implemented by the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (Water Authority) using treated San Juan-Chama water imported from the Colorado River Basin and diverted from the Rio Grande. The project recharges potable water using one […]

Holiday Wishes Fulfilled for Adopted Family

DBS&A staff generously donated items and gift cards to an “adopted” family from PB&J Family Services as part of our ongoing efforts to support our local communities. PB&J’s mission is to help at-risk children to grow and develop to their full potential in nurturing families within a supportive community. DBS&A also supports PB&J’s mission through […]

Welcomes Dr. Tolley to Northern California Team

DBS&A is pleased to announce that Dr. Douglas (Gus) Tolley has rejoined our team in northern California. Gus worked with DBS&A in California and New Mexico prior to returning to graduate school to earn his MS in Hydrology from New Mexico Tech and PhD in Hydrology from University of California-Davis. His dissertation title was “Assessment of […]

Christopher Leibli Joins Midland, Texas

DBS&A welcomes Christopher Leibli, PG, PE, as Senior Geological Engineer to our new office in Midland, Texas. Chris possesses over 15 years of experience as a geologist and geological engineer, and has an in-depth understanding of the geology and regulatory environment of the Permian Basin. Chris will leverage DBS&A’s firm-wide expertise to address the environmental […]

Dr. Stephens Inducted to National Academy of Engineering

On October 6, 2019, DBS&A Founder and Principal Hydrologist, Daniel B. Stephens, PHD, PG, PHG, was inducted as a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) at a ceremony in Washington, DC. This remarkable professional distinction honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice, or education. This honor is in recognition […]

Dr. Stephens and Todd Umstot Co-Author Recharge Article

Dr. Stephens and Todd Umstot Co-Author Recharge Article Hydrogeology Journal featured an article co-authored by DBS&A Founder and Principal Hydrologist, Daniel B. Stephens, PhD, PG, and Senior Hydrogeologist, Todd Umstot, entitled “Development and evaluation of the Maxey-Eakin recharge method.” Dr. Stephens and Mr. Umstot report on the popularity of the Maxey-Eakin method developed over 65 […]