Dr. Schnaar Presents on PFAS Forensics: How to Identify Sources of Contamination

Law Seminars International (LSI) presented a timely new conference on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) Litigation to discuss evolving regulations, forensic techniques, theories of liability and lines of defense, valuation, and case studies on December 9 and 10, 2019 in San Diego, California. The conference was attended by attorneys, consultants, agency officials, Tribal leaders, water […]

DBS&A Welcomes Gus Tolley, PhD 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 […]

Kelly Jayne Moderating at Colorado Groundwater Issues Conference

The American Ground Water Trust (AGWT) Annual Colorado Groundwater Conference will be held in Denver, Colorado on November 20 and 21, 2019. The conference theme is “When the Real Work Begins: Taking Water Planning from Design to Implementation.” DBS&A Engineer, Kelly Jayne, PE, will moderate a session on “Water Quality Impacts: Hard Rock Mining, Oil […]

Christopher Leibli, PG, PE, Joins Midland, Texas Staff

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 […]

New Mexico Water and Wastewater Operator Training

DBS&A is continuing to teach water and wastewater utility operator trainings certified and approved by the New Mexico Environment Department, Drinking Water Bureau at our Albuquerque office. All trainings are open to any public water or wastewater system staff and operators. Some classes are suitable for Board members and other system employees/volunteers. CEUs will vary, […]

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 […]

Kelly Jayne Presents Stormwater Design at Solid Waste Association Conference

The Colorado Rocky Mountain Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Annual Conference will be held in Colorado Springs, Colorado on October 1 and 2, 2019. DBS&A Engineer, Kelly Jayne, PE, CFM, will present a case study on stormwater design for a 1,000-year project life. Ms. Jayne is a Professional Engineer and Certified Floodplain Manager […]

Technical Assistance for Prop 68 Sustainable Groundwater Grants

DBS&A can provide technical support to GSAs and communities seeking Prop 68 grants to fund projects like planning and implementation of groundwater recharge using surface water, stormwater, or recycled water, and other conjunctive use projects, and developing projects to prevent or cleanup contamination of groundwater that serves as a source of drinking water.

Dr. Schnaar Presents on PFAS

Managing Florida’s Aquifers, the American Ground Water Trust (AGWT) Annual Florida Groundwater Program will be held in Orlando, Florida on September 30 and October 1, 2019. The conference will focus on important Florida groundwater issues. DBS&A’s Principal Hydrogeologist, Gregory Schnaar, PhD, PG, will present on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): Wide-Ranging Sources and Impacts to […]