ASCE Publishes Standard Guidelines for Managed Aquifer Recharge

Stephanie Moore, PG, Senior Hydrologist at DBS&A and affiliate team member Doug Bartlett, RG, CHG, of Clear Creek Associates, are contributing authors of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Environmental and Water Resources Institute (ASCE/EWRI) recent publication, Standard Guidelines for Managed Aquifer Recharge [MAR] (69-19). MAR refers to the recharge of aquifers using infiltration basins, […]

ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms

Geo-Logic Associates (GLA) and its wholly owned subsidiaries, including DBS&A, Clear Creek Associates, Geo-Logic Peru, and Kunkel Engineering, was ranked among the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms. Companies listed do engineering nationally and internationally are ranked according to 2019 revenue. GLA is an employee-owned, multidisciplinary environmental, civil and geotechnical engineering consulting firm with […]

DBS&A Hydrologist Co-Presents on Groundwater and Surface Water Interactions

Stephanie J. Moore, PG, presented on Groundwater and Surface Water Interactions with Andrew S. “Drew” Miller,  Chair of Kemp Smith‘s Public and Environmental Law Department at the State Bar of Texas’ Changing Face of Water Law conference in early 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. Groundwater and surface water are intrinsically connected components of the hydrologic […]

AN EARTH DAY REFLECTION FROM OUR FOUNDER, DANIEL B. STEPHENS, PHD, PG

Dear Friends, I wanted to share with you a bit about the personal significance of this day for me and for DBS&A. On April 22, 1970, 50 years ago, I was a junior at Penn State majoring in geology. My expectation was that I might go into teaching earth science in high school or most […]

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. […]

Dr. Tolley Presents on the Connection Between Groundwater and Surface-Water

Dr. Gus Tolley’s presentation “From Mountains to Valleys: The Connection Between Groundwater and Surface-Water” as part of the Sierra Streams Institute Science Speaker Series has been postponed due to campus closure. About the topic: Although surface-water flow is relatively easy to understand since it can be physically observed, groundwater flow is much more obscure since […]

DBS&A Recharge Expertise Makes Headlines Again

An article titled “Groundwater key to Southwest water policy,” in the Albuquerque Journal’s February 26 edition featured takeaways from the National Groundwater Association Conference (NGWA) that recently took place. DBS&A Geochemist Chris Wolf, PG, was quoted relating the Water Authority’s managed aquifer recharge projects to “banking extra water for a not-so-rainy day.” Click here to […]

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 […]