October 10, 2013

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Geosyntec Practitioners to Present at Headwaters to Ocean Conference in San Diego

Geosyntec engineers and scientists specializing in water and natural resources conservation and restoration will be among the presenters at the 11th Annual Headwaters to Ocean (H2O) Conference, set for May 28-30 in San Diego, California.

Each year's H2O conference presents a range of information relating to the preservation and remediation of impacted sites affecting the coastlines, beaches, wetlands, rivers, and watersheds of the western United States.

This year's event sponsors include the California Shore and Beach Preservation Association, the California Coastal Coalition, the Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project, the western chapter of the Society of Wetland Scientists, and the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve Coastal Training Program.

Platform presenters representing Geosyntec at H2O 2013 include:

Tuesday, May 28

Brandon Steets (Santa Barbara)
3:30 p.m. — Platform Presentation

"QMRA Screening Estimates for Southern California Water Bodies — Where Might QMRAs Be Worth the Investment?"
Session 2B - Water Quality II

Wednesday, May 29

Aaron Poresky (Portland)
8:30 a.m. — Joint Platform Presentation

Co-presenter: Richard Boon, Orange County Public Works

"Technical Guidance for Retaining Stormwater On-Site to the Maximum Extent Practicable: Lessons Learned from 2 Years of Implementation in Orange County"
Session 3B — Stormwater Management

Judd Goodman (Oakland)
3:30 p.m. — Platform Presentation

"Sizing Sensitivity and Optimization of LID-Based Hydromodification Control Facilities"
Session 6B — Green Infrastructure

Mark Hanna (Los Angeles)
3:30 p.m. — Joint Platform Presentation

Co-presenter: Melanie Winter, The River Project

"Developing, Implementing, and Quantifying Benefits of "_̥Green Residence' Standard Plans in the City of Los Angeles"
Session 6B — Green Infrastructure

Thursday, May 30

Adrienne Nemura (Ann Arbor)
8:30 a.m. — Joint Platform Presentation

Co-presenter: Bronwyn Kelly, MWH Americas Inc.

"Re-Prioritizing Municipal Clean Water Goals: Integrated Planning for Cost-Effective Improvement"
Session 7A — Integrated Planning

Christian Braun (San Diego)
10:30 a.m. — Joint Platform Presentation

Co-presenter: Todd Snyder, Watershed Protection Program, County of San Diego

"Managing and Predicting Costs, Benefits, and Uncertainties in Load Reduction Plans for San Diego County Bacteria TMDL Compliance"
Session 8C — Modeling of Coastal and Fluvial Processes

Geosyntec provides specialized water and natural resources management services for the conservation and restoration of, and sustainable development adjacent to, lakes, rivers, and coastal zones throughout the United States.

Our water and natural resources management scientists and engineers comprise one of the leading practices in the country and include individuals who are at the forefront of policy analyses, new regulation interpretation and compliance, and technology applications that promote sustainable water resources management and ecosystem conservation and restoration.

Read more about Geosyntec's Water and Natural Resources Conservation and Restoration Practice on the Geosyntec website.