Meet DBS&A’s Litigation Support Team

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 […]

Career Opportunity!

DBS&A is hiring a detail-oriented Document Production and Marketing Assistant in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to participate on teams in the development of high-quality reports and winning proposal documents. Learn more.  

Wastewater Treatment Basics and Nutrient Removal Training

DBS&A is offering free Wastewater Treatment Basics and Nutrient Removal training suitable for wastewater treatment plant operators .

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 Summit

DBS&A’s groundwater professionals—Andrew Donnelly, PG, Paul Kirby, PG, and Kevin Hopson, PG—will discuss emerging trends and new research in groundwater management at the Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts Texas Groundwater Summit taking place August 31, 2021 to September 2, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas.

Recharge and Reuse Presentations at Tri-State Seminar

DBS&A Engineer Jennifer Hill, PE, will present on “Recharge and Reuse as Part of a Diversified Water Portfolio” at the 36th Annual Tri-State Seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada, on August 10, 2021. Geno Mammini, PG, hydrogeologist with Geo-Logic affiliate, Clear Creek Associates, will present on “Well Design for More Than One Stakeholder” and “Basin Recharge – Siting, Design, Operation, and Enhancement.”

ENR Top Design Firms

GLA and affiliates Clear Creek, DBS&A, Geo-Logic Peru, Kunkel Engineering, and The MINES Group, was ranked among the Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms, and Top Design Firms in the Southwest Region and California Region. More than 260 professionals in 30 offices in the U.S. and abroad provide multidisciplinary geologic, engineering, water, and environmental consulting for landfills, mines, contaminated sites, municipal projects, natural resources, and water resources.

Wastewater Treatment Basics and Nutrient Removal Training

DBS&A is offering free Wastewater Treatment Basics and Nutrient Removal training suitable for wastewater treatment plant operators (large [WW1 – WW4] and small [SWW and SWWA]). Operators having trouble with nutrient removal processes at their plant will particularly benefit.