INTERA’s Dr. Steve Young, PE, PG, Principal Geoscientist and Engineer, will be presenting during the Annual Texas Groundwater Conference Webinar, Everything Aquifers and Groundwater Management, held on August 12 and 13, 2020. Dr. Young will be speaking on Day 2 (August 13) in a session entitled, Conceptualization, Mapping, and Modeling the Milano Fault Zone in the Central Portion of the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer. In addition to our Dr. Young’s participation, INTERA is also a sponsor of this webinar event. For more information and to register, visit: https://agwt.org/civicrm/event/info%3Fid%3D306%26reset%3D1Continue Reading
Archives for July 2020
INTERA’s Wade Oliver was recently appointed to the Texas Water Conservation Association (TWCA) Board of Directors. Mr. Oliver, a licensed Professional Geoscientist, hydrogeologist, and manager of INTERA’s Houston Operations, was appointed to the President’s Panel by President-Elect Kathy Jones of Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District.
TWCA is a 501(c)(4) association of water professionals and organizations in the State of Texas. Members include engineers, hydrogeologists, attorneys, government administrators and others representing organizations such as river authorities, municipalities, navigation and flood control districts, drainage and irrigation districts, utility districts, and groundwater conservation districts. For more information on TWCA, visit: https://www.twca.org/Continue Reading
INTERA’s Theresa Landewe, Senior Water Resource Scientist, will be presenting during the New Jersey Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference Webinar Series #4: Source Water, in a session entitled, NJAW’s Investigation of Aquifer Storage and Recovery to Increase Swimming River Reservoir Safe Yield Without Reservoir Expansion. The session will provide participants with information on NJAW’s successful, first-in-the-state application of the NJDEP/NJGWS safe yield guidance and will present the approach used to model the surface water and groundwater systems. This lunch time webinar will be held on July 22, 2020, from 12:00 to 1:00 ET. For more information and to register, visit: https://www.njawwa.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1386233&group=Continue Reading
Patrick Williamson, PG, QP, Principal Hydrogeochemist at INTERA, was recently interviewed by the Mining Journal and featured in an article entitled, Energy Supply Depends on Water; Water Supply Depends on Energy, authored by Paul Harris. During the interview, Patrick addresses the specific areas of energy consumption in mine water management, including the often overlooked issues of well design and energy efficiency, and the operational/energy costs of various mine dewatering strategies.
As mining companies look to minimize their energy consumption, carbon footprint and impacts on local water resources, the design and efficiency of water management systems has to extend beyond the basic engineering requirements for water management to encompass a more holistic management strategy.
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Daniel Lupton, PG, Senior Hydrogeologist at INTERA, will be conducting a free webinar on July 22, 2020 at 11AM CDT. The webinar entitled Development of Groundwater Resources in the Delaware Basin Region of West Texas will provide participants with information on the following:
• Delaware Basin hydrogeology
• Variability in well construction techniques as they relate to hydrogeology and client needs
• Post depositional processes and their impacts on the occurrence and distribution of aquifer productivity
• Well and wellfield hydraulic design using EPANET and associated tools
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INTERA’S David Jordan, PE, DWRE, Vice President, Water Resources Line of Business Lead, was recently named a Board Certified Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE), a subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). AAWRE started the D.WRE program in support of ASCE’s Policy 465, to broaden and deepen the body of knowledge for practicing engineers and to elevate the standards in civil engineering. AAWRE’s mission is to provide excellence in leadership by elevating the professional practice of water resources engineering through advanced certification, continuing education, and ethical practice. The D.WRE Board Certification represents strong professional ethics and a commitment to life-long learning and continuing professional development.
David Jordan leads INTERA’s Water Resources Line of Business and has over three decades of experience in the areas of water resources development, water resources planning, quantitative hydrogeology, engineering, numerical modeling, GIS, data management, and program and project management. He provides management and technical guidance to a variety of projects in water resources, water supply, and water planning. He leads technical teams in the development of quantitative tools to evaluate water demand and supply, evaluate potential gaps between demand and supply, and works to communicate these findings to various stakeholder groups in support of water planning for a variety of water agenciesHe is also a recognized expert in data management, analysis, and visualization through the application of GIS. In addition, he applies decision support systems and dynamic systems models to ensure that water resources managers make informed decisions based on rigorous analysis of available data. The application of these tools also facilitates stakeholder involvement and understanding.
For more information on AAWRE and the D.WRE certification program, visit www.aawre.orgContinue Reading