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Geosyntec Practitioners to Present at CASQA Conference

Geosyntec practitioners will present at California Stormwater Quality Association Virtual Annual Conference on October 26-27, 2021.

Maia Colyar, QISP, is a Water Resources Engineer based in California with experience in stormwater management, hydrology and watershed management, environmental chemistry/forensics, and fate and transport characterization and modeling.

Kaylin Boeckman is a Scientist based in California with more than 11 years of experience focused on water quality monitoring and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting and compliance support. Kaylin provides technical assistance and support for various projects related to water quality assessment, NPDES permitting and compliance, and stormwater best management practices.

Aaron Poresky, P.E., is a Principal Water Resources Engineer based in Oregon with more than 15 years of experience focused on urban stormwater and watershed management. Aaron leads high-profile and complex projects for clients in the municipal, industrial, land development, and applied research sectors. He applies his expertise in environmental regulations, water resources modeling, and stormwater control measures to lead integrated watershed management efforts throughout the West Coast

Jose Avina, P.E., is an Engineer based in California with experience focused on civil design, construction oversight and management, stormwater management, regulatory compliance, and fieldwork. Jose regularly works for both private and public clients from design to construction. He has additional experience in stormwater management, water and wastewater treatment design, and groundwater modeling.

Max Dugan, P.E., QSD, CPESC-IT, is a Senior Engineer based in California with experience focused on stormwater BMP design, hydromodification analysis and mitigation, regulatory compliance, stormwater program development, erosion and sediment control, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, water quality sample collection, and field oversight and coordination.

Megan Otto, P.E. is a Senior Engineer based in California with more than 14 years of experience focused on stormwater engineering feasibility studies, municipal and industrial NPDES permit support, surface water management and monitoring, and litigation support.

Kelly Havens, P.E., is a Senior Engineer based in California with more than 13 years of experience specializing in green stormwater infrastructure, integrated water resources, and climate change adaptation and resiliency. Kelly has experience leading technical methodologies, providing project management and direction, and developing and refining client deliverables.

The California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) is a professional member association that advances sustainable stormwater management protective of California water resources. On behalf of stormwater permittees, CASQA represents more than 26 million Californians.

Geosyntec Participation

Five Years of IGP Non-Industrial Source Demonstrations: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Speakers: Maia Colyar, Kaylin Boeckman, Geosyntec Consultants
Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 26 2:00-2:25 p.m. PST

Bacteria Load Reduction: Qualifying the Effect of 20 Years of Program Implementation and Adaptive Management in South Orange County
Speakers: Cindy Rivers, Orange County Public Works; Aaron Poresky, Geosyntec Consultants
Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 3:00-3:25 p.m. PST

San Fernando Valley Green Streets Project: The Potential for Drywell System Implementation for Groundwater Recharge
Speakers: Esther Woo, LA Sanitation & Environment; Jose Avina, Geosyntec Consultants
Date/Time: Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 8:30-8:55 a.m. PST

Green Streets Clean Water – Master Planning and Community Engagement
Speakers: Sheri McPherson, County of San Diego; Max Dugan and Megan Otto, Geosyntec Consultants
Date/Time: Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 9:30-9:55 a.m. PST

Developing a Regional Alternative Compliance System in Contra Costa County
Speakers: Amanda Booth, City of San Pablo; Kelly Havens, Geosyntec Consultants
Date/Time: Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 1:00-1:25 p.m. PST

Advancing Collaborative Approaches to Regional-Scale Stormwater Management
Speakers: Kelly Havens, Geosyntec Consultants; Merrill Taylor, Craftwater Engineering; Caroline Koch, WaterNow Alliance; Jeff Odefey, American Rivers
Date/Time: Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 3:00-3:55 p.m. PST

More Information

About the event: CASQA Annual Conference
About CASQA: https://www.casqa.org/
For consultation regarding remediation of stormwater, contact Ken Susilo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..