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Brandon Steets to Present at the California Bacteria Summit

Brandon Steets, P.E., (California) will present "Understanding the Now: How Have Fecal Indicator Bacteria Sources Been Reduced and What Lessons Have Been Learned from those Efforts" at the California Bacteria Summit at the CalEPA Building in Sacramento, California, at 9:20 a.m. PDT on September 15, 2022.

The event is being organized and co-hosted by the California Water Boards and the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA), and it can also be viewed remotely. Dr. Jared Ervin is also assisting on development of the presentation materials.

Brandon is a Senior Principal Engineer based in California with more than 20 years of experience in National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) regulations, water quality modeling and monitoring, pollutant source investigation, and stormwater best management practices planning and design. He is a subject matter expert on bacteria and pathogen issues, and he advances the state of the practice by leading research studies, publishing articles, and developing guidance documents.

The California Bacteria Summit is a 3-day statewide conference that will address the technical and regulatory actions needed to recreate safely in California's river and ocean waters and to eat shellfish safely. The conference will also identify ways to implement these actions, relying on input from all in-person attendees.

The California Water Boards (composed of the State Water Resources Board and nine regional water quality control boards) works to preserve, enhance, and restore the quality of California's water resources and drinking water. 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.

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