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TMDL 2009 Conference Proceedings TOC

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Session 1: Assessing Model Skill for TMDL Application
Session 2: Stakeholder Involvement and Public Participation
Session 3: TMDL Policy Perspectives
Session 4: Building a TMDL for a Large, Multi-Use Watershed, The Upper Mississippi River - Lake Pepin System
Session 5: Bacteria-Related TMDL
Session 6: Modeling the TMDL Process I
Session 7: TMDL Implementation Case Studies
Session 8: Watershed TMDL Case Study: Lower Fox River and Green Bay, Wisconsin
Session 9: TMDLs for PCB, Selenium and Metals
Session 10: Nutrient Criteria and the TMDL Process
Session 11: Category 4b - National Trends and Case Studies
Session 12: Modeling the TMDL Process II
Session 13: Site-Specific Objectives and Appropriate Use Designations
Session 14: Nutrient TMDLs
Session 15: Stormwater and Non - Point Source Issues
Session 16: Measuring, Assessing, and Tracking TMDL Implementation
 

 

 

Session 1: Assessing Model Skill for TMDL Application

Model Performance – How Good is Good Enough in the Regulatory Environment?
Tim A. Wool, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Evaluation And Performance Assessment Of Watershed Models
Anthony S. Donigian, Jr., John C. Imhoff, AQUA TERRA Consultants

Assessing Skill of Eutrophication Models for Water Quality Managers
James J. Fitzpatrick, HydroQual, Inc.

 

Session 2: Stakeholder Involvement and Public Participation

Blazing the Trails: Towards Illinois' First Point-Source Expansion in an Urbanized Watershed with a TMDL in Implementation
Steven G. Zehner, Pavel Hajda, Carl F. Fischer, Baxter & Woodman, Inc.

A Transition From Mere Regulation to Watershed Management: A Municipal Perspective on TMDL Implementation
Matthew Stolte, Lee Hixon, Adele P. Schirmer, Terry Nicholson, Katherine Smith, Town of Blacksburg

Third-Party Nutrient TMDL Review and Revision for the Truckee River, Nevada
Laura H.Z. Weintraub, LimnoTech; Dave Ceppos, California State University Sacramento; Paul L. Freedman, David W. Dilks, LimnoTech; Greg Dennis, City of Reno, NV

 

Session 3: TMDL Policy Perspectives

Approaches to Defining TMDL Margins of Safety
Andrea L. Crumpacker, Weston Solutions, Inc.; Steve Butkus, North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board

Phased TMDLs - When is the Science Done?
Julie Vlier, Tetra Tech; Ronda Sandquist, Jackson Kelly PLLC

TMDL in the Context of Climate Change: Adapting Critical Condition and Uncertainty Analysis in Support of TMDL Development and Implementation
Harry X. Zhang, CH2M HILL

 

Session 4: Building a TMDL for a Large, Multi-Use Watershed, The Upper Mississippi River - Lake Pepin System

Overview of Lake Pepin-Upper Mississippi River TMDL
Norman Senjem, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Site Specific Eutrophication Criteria for Lake Pepin
Dennis M. Wasley, Steven Heiskary, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Linked Hydrodynamic-Sediment Transport-Water Quality Model for Support of the Upper Mississippi River - Lake Pepin TMDL
Joseph V. DePinto, Hans Holmberg, Todd Redder, Edward Verhamme, Wendy Larson, LimnoTech; Norman J. Senjem, Hafiz Munir, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Minnesota River TMDL Model: Representation of Sediment Sources and Controls
Jonathan Butcher, Tetra Tech, Inc.; Charles Regan, Larry Gunderson, Hafiz Munir, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Confluence: Pooling Resources to Monitor and Model the Lower Minnesota River
Catherine E. Larson, Metropolitan Council

Bringing Changes to Agriculture Through Applied Performance-Based Analysis
David A. Legvold, Legvold Farms

Session 5: Bacteria-Related TMDL

The Role of Stakeholder-Funded Microbial Source Tracking Studies in Bacteria TMDL Development
Dustin G. Bambic, AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc.; Stefan Wuertz, University of California

Application of the Bacteria Decision-Support Tool in the Hillsborough River Watershed
Cheryl M. Wapnick, PBS&J; Valerie J. Harwood, University of South Florida; Tom Singleton, PBS&J; Gerold Morrison, Terra Ceia Consulting LLC, BCI Engineers and Scientists, Inc.; Christopher Staley, Zachery R. Staley, University of South Florida

Prioritization of Bacterial Indicator TMDL Compliance Activities in the Middle Santa Ana River Watershed in Southern California
Steven Wolosoff, Richard Meyerhoff, CDM Inc.; Tim Moore, Risk Sciences; Middle Santa Ana River TMDL Task Force, Represented by Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority; Thomas Lo, CDM Inc.

Water Quality Indicators and the Risk of Illness in  Non-Point Source Impacted Recreational Waters
Kenneth C. Schiff, Stephen B. Weisberg, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project; John M. Colford, Jr., University of California Berkeley

Bacteria TMDLs For Lakes: A Proposed Methodology to a Challenging Endeavor
Charles D. Ikenberry, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Collaborative TMDL Approaches - Driving Future Success in TMDL Development
Gretel Roberts, Weston Solutions, Inc.; Ruth Kolb, Beverly Morisako, City of San Diego

Bacteria Water Quality in Dickinson Bayou
Tina Petersen, CDM; Hanadi S. Rifai, Lisa Grecho, University of Houston; Roger Miranda, TCEQ

 

Session 6: Modeling the TMDL Process I

A Watershed Modeling Framework for Military Installations: A Preliminary Approach and Baseline Model Results
Anthony S. Donigian, Jr., John C. Imhoff, Anurag Mishra, AQUA TERRA Consultants; Patrick N. Deliman, Engineer Research and Development Center; Eileen C. Regan, AQUA TERRA Consultants

Leveraging an Open Framework for Expanded Modeling Capabilities in BASINS 4.0
Paul B. Duda, John L. Kittle, Jr., Paul R. Hummel, Mark H. Gray, AQUA TERRA Consultants; James N. Carleton, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Enhancements in Model Development to Meet the Demands of the TMDL Program
Tim Wool, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

New "Visual" Tools for Load Allocation Analyses: Using STELLA Software for Water Quality Accounting
Kimberly O. Siemens, Kirk S. Westphal, Daniel G. Bounds, CDM

 

Session 7: TMDL Implementation Case Studies

Lesson’s Learned in Implementing the Lake Champlain Phosphorus TMDL
Julia S. Moore, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

Linking TMDLs and NPDES-Permitted Stormwater: Minnesota's Experience
Michael Trojan, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; Andrea Plevan, Emmons and Olivier Resources

Coordinated Stakeholder Implementation of Multiple TMDLs in Ventura County, California
Ashli Desai, Kevin Coyne, Chris Minton, Larry Walker Associates

 

Session 8: Watershed TMDL Case Study: Lower Fox River and Green Bay, Wisconsin

Handbook for Developing Watershed TMDLs
Michael Haire, Rosaura Vega, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Jessica Koenig, Teresa Rafi, Tetra Tech

Development of a Watershed TMDL for the Lower Fox River Basin and Green Bay Area of Concern
Dean Maraldo, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Nicole Richmond, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Laura Blake, The Cadmus Group, Inc.

Monitoring and Assessing Watershed Contributions of Sediment and Phosphorus to the Lower Fox River Basin and Green Bay, Wisconsin
Paul Baumgart, University of Wisconsin; Laura J. Blake, The Cadmus Group, Inc.

Watershed-Level Optimization of BMP Selection for Cost-Effective Pollutant Load Reduction in the Lower Fox River Basin and Green Bay, Wisconsin
Laura J. Blake, Corey Godfrey, The Cadmus Group, Inc.

Quantifying Urban Stormwater Pollutant Loads and Management Costs within the Lower Fox River Basin
James A. Bachhuber, Kelly S. Mattfield, AECOM

Using Social Indicators to Identify Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Implementation of TMDL Reducing Agricultural BMPs
Ken Genskow, Robert Smail, University of Wisconsin - Madison

 

Session 9: TMDLs for PCB, Selenium and Metals

Impaired Biota: Assessing Landscape Linkages to In-Stream Biota
Kimberly Laing, Joseph Magner, Jeffrey Jasperson, Annie Felix, John Sandberg, Kevin Stroom, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Developing a Turbidity TMDL for a Hydrologically Complex Tributary to the Mississippi River
Justin Watkins, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; Sen Bai, Jonathan Butcher, Kevin Kratt, Tetra Tech

Challenges of Fish Consuption-Based TMDLs
Elizabeth M. Lamoureux, John Connolly, Deborah Chiavelli, Anchor QEA

Transport and Fate Model for PCB Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) in the Potomac River Estuary
Victor J. Bierman, Jr., Scott C. Hinz, Daniel K. Rucinski, LimnoTech; Carlton Haywood, Claire Buchanan, Andrea Nagel, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin

The Nitrogen and Selenium Management Program: An Alternative Management Framework to Address a Bioaccumulative Pollutant in an Urbanized Southern California Watershed
Karen Cowan, Karen Ashby, Larry Walker Associates; Terri Reeder, Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board

An Integrated Watershed Approach to TMDLs - Case Study of Chollas Creek TMDL Implementation Process
Andrew Kleis, City of San Diego; David Pohl, Weston Solutions, Inc.

 

Session 10: Nutrient Criteria and the TMDL Process

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Approach to Developing Site-Specific Water Quality Standards for Conventional Pollutants and Nutrients
Howard Markus, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Development of Site-Specific Water Quality Standards for the Murderkill River
Andrew Thuman, Biswarup Guha, Ruta Rugabandana, HydroQual, Inc.; Hassan Mirsajadi, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Declaring Victory: Assessing TMDL Performance in Improving Water Quality and Achieving Standards
Thomas C. Stiles, Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Developing Numeric Nutrient Criteria: Influence of TMDLs
Elaine B.Darby, Anchor QEA

Assessment of Conditional Probability Analysis for the Derivation of Nutrient Water Quality Standards
William T. Hall, John C. Hall, Hall & Associates

Critical Assessment of EPA's Weight-of-Evidence Approach to Nutrient Criteria Development
William T. Hall, John C. Hall, Hall & Associates

 

Session 11: Category 4b - National Trends and Case Studies

Category 4b - Current National Status and Trends
Eric Monschein, Shera Reems, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Category 4b Demonstration for Point Source Impaired Waters and the Permit in Lieu of a Total Maximum Daily Load Process for the State of Missouri
Tabatha Adkins, Eric Monschein, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Category 4b Demonstration for Petroleum Hydrocarbon Impaired Waters in the Kenai River, Alaska
Tim Stevens, Cindy Gilder, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation; Donna Walsh, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Category 4b Demonstration for Pathogen Impaired Tributaries to Pugent Sound in Kitsap County, Washington
Helen Bresler, Washington State Department of Ecology; Laurie Mann, Eric Monschein, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Category 4b Demonstration for Atrazine Impaired Waters in the Little Arkansas River Subbasin, Kansas
Trevor Flynn, Tom Stiles, Kansas Department of Health and Environment; Bruce Perkins, Eric Monschein, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

 

Session 12: Modeling the TMDL Process II

Integrating Categorical and Real-Time Monitoring Data to Optimally Model Water Quality for Waterbasins and Beyond
Edwin A. Roehl, Jr., John B. Cook, Advanced Data Mining International; Paul Conrads, U.S. Geological Survey

TMDL Model Development for the Upper Kissimmee and Lake Istokpoga Basins
Richard Wagner, Silong Lu, Michael Schmidt, Lena Rivera, CDM

Using Linked Models for Basin Management: Challenges and Opportunities
Emily Chen, Harry Zahakos, Anchor QEA, LLC; James Patek, Parsons Water and Infrastructure

TMDL Modeling Approach for a Hydro-Modified River Where Numeric and Natural Conditions Criteria Apply: Klamath River Case Study
Andrew Parker, Rui Zou, Mustafa Faizoullabhoy, Tetra Tech, Inc.

Watershed Modeling of Copper Runoff to San Francisco Bay from Brake Pad Wear Debris
Anthony S. Donigian, Jr., Brian R. Bicknell, Kristen Sinclair Rosselot, AQUA TERRA Consultants

Evaluation of BMP Effectiveness in Southern California Using an HSPF Water Quality Model
Gian Villarreal, Daniel Apt, Remi Candaele, Shilpa Duttargi, RBF Consulting, Inc.

 

Session 13: Site-Specific Objectives and Appropriate Use Designations

How Can Site Specific Objectives (SSOs) Aid in TMDL Compliance?
Chris Minton, Larry Walker Associates, Inc.

Evaluating the Implications of End-of-Pipe Effluent Limits on Achieving Site-Specific Instream Water Quality Criteria: An Example From Wisconsin
Douglas B. McLaughlin, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement

A New Approach to Water Quality Objectives: Development of a Tissue-Based Site-Specific Objective for a Bioaccumulative Pollutant
Karen Cowan, Larry Walker Associates; Earl Byron, CH2M Hill; Samuel Luoma, Theresa Presser, United States Geological Survey; Gary Santolo, Harry Ohlendorf, CH2M Hill

A Unique Use Attainability Analysis Incorporating Collaboration and Predictive Tools
David Gruber, William J. Rasnake, Biological Monitoring, Inc.; Keith Mohn, Lone Mountain Processing, Inc.

Exploring Tiered Aquatic Life Use (TALU) in Southern California
Kenneth C. Schiff, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project; Jerry Diamond, TetraTech, Inc.

Invasive Species and the TMDL Program
Christine Ruf, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Adam Schempp, Environmental Law Institute; Shera Reems, Jamie Fowler, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

 

Session 14: Nutrient TMDLs

Using Chlorophyll-a as a Surrogate for pH in Lake Eutrophication TMDLs:  A Simplified Approach
Charles D. Ikenberry, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

The Complexities of Developing Excess Nutrient TMDLs in Shallow Lakes
Joseph Bischoff, Wenck Associates, Inc.; Joy Ramstack, St. Croix Watershed Research Station/Science Museum of Minnesota; Jeff Strom, Jeff Madejczyk, Wenck Associates, Inc.; Mark Edlund, St. Croix Watershed Research Station/Science Museum of Minnesota; Jeremy Williamson, Polk County Land and Water Resources Department; Avery Cook Shinneman, St. Croix Watershed Research Station/Science Museum of Minnesota

Whole Lake Oxygen Dynamic Studies: A Prelude to Engineering Controls of Internal Phosphorus Loading
David Austin, Jason Carroll, Ruth Alkons-Wolinsky, Roger Scharf, Dean Mericas, Mark Enochs, CH2M HILL; Dell Hicks, Phil Murphy, HydrO2

Decade-Long Journey to Success: Bridging Implementation with TMDL Development for Muddy Creek Watershed in Virginia
Harry X. Zhang, CH2M HILL

Setting up TMDL for the Jordan River - The Role of Sediment Oxygen Demand and Nutrient Flux
Suzan Tahir, Tania Datta, Ramesh Goel, University of Utah; James Harris, Utah Division of Water Quality

Evolution and Natural Selection in Nutrient TMDL Development
William T. Hall, John C. Hall, Hall & Associates

 

Session 15: Stormwater and Non - Point Source Issues

Using TMDLs to Guide Stormwater Management in Minnehaha Creek
Mike Wyatt, Nat Kale, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District; Chris Zadak, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; Bruce Cleland, Tetra Tech, Inc.

Microbiological Water Quality at Non-Human Impacted Reference Beaches in Southern California During Wet Weather
John F. Griffith, Kenneth C. Schiff, Gregory S. Lyon, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project; Jed A. Fuhrman, University of Southern California

Integrating Geomorphologic Field Assessment and Watershed Modeling for a Turbidity TMDL
Troy Naperala, Brian Jacobson, URS Corporation; Dan Cazanacli, SHE; Sanjiv Sinha, ECT

Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) to Stormwater Permits Handbook
Christine Ruf, Dean Maraldo, Menchu Martinez, Jamie Fowler, Bob Newport, Jack Faulk, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Kellie DuBay, Jessica Koenig, Tetra Tech, Inc.

TMDL Development from the "Bottom Up" - Part V: Pilot Efforts to Strengthen Stormwater BMP Implementation in the Upper Midwest
Bruce Cleland, Tetra Tech, Inc.; Dean Maraldo, Bob Newport, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Evaluation of Runoff Volume Nondegradation Standard
Greg Wilson, Brandon Barnes, Barr Engineering Company; Paul Nelson, Vermillion

 

Session 16: Measuring, Assessing, and Tracking TMDL Implementation

Sampling TMDL Implementation Rates and Patterns in the North Cenral US
Douglas J. Norton, Anthony R. Olsen, Kevin Kratt, Elizabeth Hansen, Ian Hughes, Naser Abdelmajid, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Implementing Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs): Understanding and Fostering Successful Results
John Hoornbeek, Evan Hansen, Kent State University; Evan Ringquist, Indiana University; Robert Carlson, Kent State University

State Approaches and Needs for Measuring, Tracking, and Reporting on Water Quality Improvements
Laura Blake, The Cadmus Group, Inc.; Laurie Mann, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency