Oct 14, 2014

The Annual Meeting of the Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay (RMP) was held on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, CA from 9 AM to 4 PM. 

We had an exciting line-up of speakers on the following topics:

Status and Trends in the Bay
o Selenium Status and Trends and the Se TMDL - Barbara Baginska, SFBRWQCB
o PCB Status and Trends and the PCB Synthesis - Jay Davis, SFEI
o Adapting Status and Trends Monitoring - Phil Trowbridge and Don Yee, SFEI

Small Tributary Loads
o PCB and Mercury Source Areas and Control Measure Opportunities - Lessons Learned in the Bay Area During MRP 1.0 - Chris Sommers, EOA, Inc.
o Small Tributaries Loading Strategy: Phase 2 - Lester McKee, SFEI
o Green Infrastructure Planning in the Bay Area - Matt Fabry, San Mateo County

o Lower South Bay Synthesis - David Senn, SFEI
o Algal Toxins - Raph Kudela, UCSC
o Nutrient Monitoring - Emily Novick, SFEI

Contaminants of Emerging Concern
o CEC Strategy Update - Rebecca Sutton, SFEI
o Bioanalytical Tool Development - Nancy Denslow, University of Florida
o Fipronil and Current Use Pesticides – Ellen Willis-Norton, SFEI


Programs and Focus Areas: 
Bay Regional Monitoring Program
Clean Water Program