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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 […]

DBS&A at California Aquifers and Groundwater Management Conference

The Association of Ground Water Agencies – American Ground Water Trust (AGWA – AGWT) Annual Conference on “Everything Aquifers and Groundwater Management” will take place on February 19-20, 2020 in Ontario, California. DBS&A is honored to have our groundwater professionals—Stephen J. Cullen, PhD, PG, Tony Morgan, PG, CHG, and Diana Chacon—participate in this important event. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]