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Bacteria TMDLs and Compliance Training Workshop (Full-Day)

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM


Panel Discussion: National, State, and Regional Water Board Bacteria TMDL/Policy Updates

EPA National Bacteria Policy Update: Terrence Fleming, U.S. EPA Region 9

EPA 2012 Bacteria Recommendations, California Implementation Update: Rik Rasumussen, State Water Resources Control Board

Overview of Bacteria TMDLs in the San Francisco Bay Region: Jan O'Hara, San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board 


10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Tools for Compliance

Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (QMRA): Jeff Soller, Soller Environmental, LLC

Natural Source Exclusion: LB Nye, Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board 

Cost Benefit Analysis: Gretchen Greene, Rambol Environ

Reference System Approach: Martha Sutula, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project


1:35 PM - 3:00 PM

TMDL Implementation and Special Studies

Phylochip: Eric Dubinsky, University of California, Berkeley

QMRA to SSO: An Overview: Ruth Kolb, City of San Diego

POLA - NSE: Andrea Crumpacker, Weston Solutions, Inc.

Evaluation of the Dry and Wet Weather Recreational Health Risk at Baby Beach, CA: Keah-Ying Lim, University of California, Irvine


3:25 PM - 5:00 PM

TMDL Implementation and Special Studies (continued)

Middle Santa Ana River Bacteria TMDL, Special Studies: Marc Rodabaugh, County of San Bernardino

Ventura County Special Studies: Arne Anselm, County of Ventura

Strategies for Bacteria TMDL Implementation: Joanna Wisniewska, County of San Diego