Dr. Stephens on Expert Technical Review Team

Dr. Stephens is applying his specialized technical expertise in vadose zone hydrology and numerical modeling of groundwater contamination as part of an Independent Technical Review of Los Alamos National Laboratory Chromium Interim Measures and Plume Characterization. The ITR will evaluate interim measures to prevent migration of the hexavalent chromium plume beyond the LANL boundary, obtain required data and conduct Corrective Measures Evaluation.

Numerical Modeling to Estimate Groundwater PFAS Migration

Dr. Botros will be presenting “Numerical Modeling to Estimate Groundwater PFAS Migration Downgradient of Air Force Base AFFF Source Area” at the NGWA Groundwater in the PFAS Era: Stressors, Protection, and Compliance event taking place on April 16 -17, in Tucson, Arizona.

PFAS in Vertebrate Animals at Desert Oasis

Jean-Luc Cartron, PhD, co-authored the Environmental Research article “Extraordinary levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in vertebrate animals at a New Mexico desert oasis: Multiple pathways for wildlife and human exposure”.

PFAS Contamination in the News

The Carlsbad Current-Argus recently published an article “Lawmakers talk ban on ‘forever chemicals’ in New Mexico oil and gas” citing DBS&A’s work assisting the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Hazardous Waste Bureau with investigation of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) impacts to surface water and groundwater in the vicinity of both Cannon and Holloman Air […]

Outstanding Groundwater Supply Project Award Presented

One of the 2022 National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Outstanding Groundwater Supply Project Awards was presented to the Hopi Utilities Corporation and DBS&A at the 2022 NGWA Groundwater Week event in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 8, 2022.

Presentation on Water System Planning, Design, and Construction at Tri-State Seminar

  DBS&A Engineer Jennifer Hill, PE, will be presenting at the 37th Annual Tri-State Seminar (TSS) taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, from August 8 to 11, 2022. Don Hanson, PG, and Geno Mammini, PG, from Geo-Logic Associates affiliate Clear Creek Associates LLC will be moderating the session on Groundwater/Recharge. The TSS provides education to […]

Request for Public Input on the DBS&A-led Wildlife Corridors Action Plan

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF) has released the Draft Wildlife Corridors Action Plan (Plan) for public review. The Plan has been prepared in accordance with New Mexico Senate Bill 228, the Wildlife Corridors Act (Act). The Act directed the NMDOT and […]

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 […]