Program

Detailed Symposium Program


Tuesday, April 9, 2019

9:00 AM  Opening Session
Welcome and Opening Remarks – Danielle Squeochs, 2019 Washington Hydrogeology Symposium Chair

Keynote: Kamini SinghaProfessor, Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado 

Hydrogeophysics of the Critical Zone: Links between Groundwater and Tree-Water Use


Tuesday 10:15 AM Refreshment Break


Tuesday 10:40 AM

1A Contaminant Hydrogeology

Session Chair: Catherine Yonkofski

Identifying the Technical Basis for Technical Impracticability Waivers for Recalcitrant Radionuclides
Vicky Freedman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Mark Rockhold, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Catherine Yonkofski, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Janelle Downs, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Scott Waichler, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Yilin Fang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Uranium in Groundwater in Northeastern Washington State
Sue Kahle, U.S. Geological Survey

Pump-and-Treat Performance Assessment Using a Rebound Study
Christian Johnson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Michael Truex, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jason Hulstrom, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company

Field Ready Electrochemical Detection of Arsenic
David Lloyd, FREDsense Technologies
Emily Hicks, FREDsense Technologies

Tuesday 10:40 AM

1B Hydrogeologic Characterization Methods and Approaches

Session Chair: Bryony Stasney

Soil-Water Balance Model Estimates of Recharge and other Water Budget Components for the Upper Chehalis River Basin
Andrew Gendaszek, U.S. Geological Survey
Wendy Welch, U.S. Geological Survey

Estimating Aquifer Parameters from Large Sets of Pumping-Test Data Using Streamlined, Python-Based Analysis Software
Benjamin Scandella, Oregon Water Resources Department
Michael Thoma, Oregon Water Resources Department

Using the Borehole Permeameter Method to Estimate Hydraulic Conductivity in Glacially-Consolidated Soils
Scott Kindred, Kindred Hydro, Inc.

Innovative Drilling for Emergency Characterization of Hydrostratigraphy
Jim Bailey, Shannon & Wilson
Steve Story, Holt Drilling
Chris Allen, Shannon & Wilson


Tuesday 12:00 PM Lunch


Tuesday 1:00 PM

2A Climate Impacts

Session Chair: Xingyuan Chen, Xingyuan.Chen@pnnl.gov

The Effects of Forecasted Climate Change on Hydrology and Stream Temperature in the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River Basin
Robert Mitchell, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
Kyra Freeman, Western Washington University
John Yearsley, University of Washington

Climate Impacts Panel Discussion 

Tuesday 1:00 PM

2B Aquifer Storage and Recovery

Session Chair: Angie Goodwin

Estimating Aquifer Recharge Potential Within a Multi-Decision Criteria Analysis to Locate Suitable Managed Aquifer Recharge Locations in the Yakima River Watershed, Washington USA.
Maria Daughterty, Oregon State University
Michael Campana, Oregon State University

Use of Injection Wells for Disposal of Non-Contact Cooling Water
Roy Jensen, Hart Crowser, Inc.
John Haney, Hart Crowser, Inc.
Ward McDonald, Hart Crowser, Inc,
Keylin Huddleston, Hart Crowser, Inc.

Policy, Permitting and the Particulars of Aquifer Storage and Recovery in Washington State
Danielle Squeochs, Washington State Deptartment of Ecology
Melissa Downes, Washington State Deptartment of Ecology

Fresh Look at Design and Maintenance of UIC Wells
Jim Bailey, Shannon & Wilson
Paul Van Horne, Shannon & Wilson


Tuesday 2:20 Refreshment Break


Tuesday 2:40 PM

3A Analysis and Web-Based Tools in Hydrology

Session Chair: Leland Fuhrig

A Framework to Deliver Real-time and Long-term Hydrologic Data: Web-Based Applications for Water Resource Analysis
Sachin Shah, U.S. Geological Survey, Seattle, WA
Tony Welborn, U.S. Geological Survey

Building Web-Based 3D Hydrogeologic Models and Providing Groundwater-Monitoring Data: An Update from the Washington Geological Survey
Carrie Gillum, Washington Geological Survey, Olympia, WA
Jessica Czajkowski, Washington Geological Survey
Ian Hubert, Washington Geological Survey
Ashley Cabibbo, Washington Geological Survey
Michael Tonkel, Washington Geological Survey

Time-Series Analysis for Groundwater: Quick Methods to Assess Groundwater Response to Precipitation
Andrew Long, U.S. Geological Survey, Tacoma, Washington

Cellular Telemetry for Water Monitoring
Nathaniel Kale, Thurston County, Olympia, Washington

Estimating Stage-Discharge Curves in R
Nathaniel Kale, Thurston County, Olympia, Wa

Tuesday 2:40 PM

3B Water Quality Monitoring Approaches and Technologies

Session Chair: Mark Freshley

Deep Vadose Zone Monitoring for the Hanford Central Plateau
Chris Strickland, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Rob Mackley, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Vince Vermeul, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Tim Johnson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Vicky Freedman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Mike Truex, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Well Flow Dynamics and Application of Passive Sampling Techniques for Long Term Monitoring at Remediation Sites
Sanford Britt, QED Environmental Systems
Rose Reidel, Olympic Environmental

Characterization of PFAS in Soil, Groundwater, Surface Water, Stormwater, and Sediment at Portland International Airport (PDX), Oregon
Heather Gosack, Apex Companies, LLC
Adam Reese, Apex Companies, LLC
Ashleigh Fines, Apex Companies, LLC

Analysis Tools for Remedy Performance Assessment
Michael Truex, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Chris Johnson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Patrick Royer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Vicky Freedman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

A Performance Monitoring Approach for Pump-and-Treat Systems:  Hanford Site Case Study
Michael Truex, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Mark Byrnes, CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company
Matt Tonkin, S.S. Papadopulos & Assoc.
Nathan Bowles, Gram Northwest
Art Lee, CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company
Kathy Leonard, CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company
Chris Johnson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Tuesday 4:20 PM Break


Tuesday 4:40 PM

4A Groundwater Management and Planning

Session Chair: Jason Shira

Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas Guidance Update
Laurie Morgan, Washington State Dept. of Ecology Water Quality Program

Sustaining Redmond’s Shallow Alluvial Aquifer in an Expanding Urban Environment
Amanda Balzer, City of Redmond
John Porcello, GSI Water Solutions
Aaron Moldver, City of Redmond

Tuesday 4:40 PM

4B Groundwater Rights and Regulation

Session Chair: Vicky Freedman

Issues Using the USGS Kitsap Model for Water Rights Investigations
Joe Becker, Robinson Noble, Inc.
Jim Hay, Robinson Noble, Inc.

Toolbox for Computational Evaluations of Impacts of Subsurface Operations
Catherine Yonkofski, PNNL
Inci Demirkanli, PNNL
Delphine Appriou, PNNL

 


Tuesday 5:20 PM   POSTER SESSION AND RECEPTION


Wednesday April 10, 2019

8:30 AM
Keynote:   David BouttAssociate Professor, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts-Amherst: 2018 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer

Groundwater as a Buffer to Climatic Change: Dynamic Subsurface Storage of Glaciated Landscapes


Wednesday 9:30 Refreshment Break


Wednesday 9:50 AM

5A Streamflow Restoration I

Session Chair: Mike Gallagher

Restoration of Incised Stream Channels as a Means of Improving Water Storage, Stream Flow and Climate Resiliency
Tim Abbe, Natural Systems Design
Susan Dickerson-Lange, Natural Systems Design
Pete Cruickshank, Chelan County Natural Resource Department
Mike Kane, Kane Natural Resources
Mary Jo Sanborn, Chelan County Natural Resource Department
Erin McKay, Chelan County Natural Resource Department
Adrienne Roumasset, Chelan County Natural Resource Department
Mike (Rocky) Hrachovec, Natural Systems Design
Leif Embertson, Natural Systems Design
John Soden, Natural Systems Design
Mike Kaputa, Chelan County Natural Resource Department

Mission Creek Flow Improvement: An Example of First Steps to Solving Instream Flow and Water Supply Challenges
Jason Shira, Aspect Consulting
Dan Haller, Aspect Consulting
Pete Cruickshank, Chelan County Natural Resources Department
Tyson Carlson, Aspect Consulting
Mike Kaputa, Chelan County Natural Resources Department

Assessing the Impacts of Stream Restoration on Groundwater Dynamics and Potential Storage at Indian Creek in the Teanaway Community Forest
Nora Boylan, Oregon State University

Estimating Future Domestic Home Water Needs Under RCW 90.94 in A Rural Northeastern County Watershed, Stevens County, Washington
Gene St.Godard, Water & Natural Resource Group, Inc.
Jessica Kuchan, Mentor Law Group, PLLC
Erik Johansen, Land Services Director, Stevens County
Adam Cares, Stevens County Planning Dept.

Wednesday 9:50 AM

5B Groundwater and Surface Water Interactions

Session Chair: Andy Gendaszek

Monitoring Groundwater and VOC Discharge to Surface Water in the Transitional Zone
Tom Colligan, FloydSnider, SPC
Brett Beaulieu, FloydSnider SPC

A Slough of Challenges: Permitting and Activated Carbon Placement on the Lower Columbia Slough
Carmen Owens, Apex Companies, LLC
Ashleigh Fines, Apex Companies, LLC
Adam Reese, Apex Companies, LLC
Jennifer Sutter, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Dynamic River Stage Variations Lead to Multimodal Residence Time Distributions of Hydrological Exchange Flow
Xuehang Song, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Xingyuan Chen, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
John Zachara, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jesus Gomez-Velez, Vanderbilt University
Pin Shuai, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Huiying Ren, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Glenn Hammond, Sandia National Laboratories

Hydromorphic Classification of the Hanford Reach Through Machine Learning of Field Observations and Hydrodynamic Simulations
Zhangshuan Hou, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Ren Huiying, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Murray Christopher, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Arntzen Evan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Chen Xingyuan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Stegen James, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Huang Maoyi, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Gomez-Velez Jesus, Vanderbilt University
Duan Zhuoran, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Perkins William, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory


Wednesday 11:30 AM Lunch


Wednesday 1:00 PM

6A Streamflow Restoration II

Session Chair: Mike Gallagher

Washington’s New Streamflow Restoration Law – A First Year Overview
Michael Gallagher, Washington State Dept. of Ecology

Use of a Coupled Ground and Surface Water Model (GSFLOW) in the WRIA 55 RCW 90.94 Watershed Plan Update
Mike Hermanson, Spokane County Environmental Services
E.J. Wexler, EarthFX
Dirk Kassenaar, EarthFX

Streamflow Restoration II Panel Discussion

Wednesday 1:00 PM

6B Case Studies in Hydrogeology

Session Chair: Danielle Squeochs

What are we Learning about Widespread Application of Bioretention?
Karen Dinicola, Washington State Department of Ecology

Site-Specific Investigation for a Salt Contaminated Organic Peat Soil
Steve Graham, S Graham Engineering and Geology Inc.

Analysis of Groundwater Response to Tidal Fluctuations at Near-shore Groundwater Monitoring Sites Along Coastlines in Puget Sound
Chad Opatz, US geological Survey, Washington Water Science Center
Richard Dinicola, U.S. Geological Survey

Geothermal Exploration in Washington State Using a Play-Fairway Approach
Alex Steely, Washington Geological Survey
Corina Forson, Washington Geological Survey
Trenton Cladouhos, Cyrq Energy
Nicholas Davatzes, Temple University
Phillip Spake, Temple University


Wednesday 2:20 PM Refreshment Break


Wednesday 2:40 PM

7A Natural and Anthropogenic Impacts in River Corridors

Session Chair: Gary Walvatne

Dam Operations and Subsurface Hydrogeology Control Dynamics of Hydrologic Exchange Flows in a Large Regulated River Corridor within the Hanford Reach, Washington
Pin Shuai, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Xingyuan Chen, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Xuehang Song, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Glenn Hammond, Sandia National Laboratories
John Zachara, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Patrick Royer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Huiying Ren, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
William Perkins, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Marshall Richmond, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Maoyi Huang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

The Application of Non-Invasive Geophysical Techniques to Earthen Dam Investigations
Nigel Crook, hydroGEOPHYSICS, Inc.
Jeremy Strohmeyer, hydroGEOPHYSICS, Inc.
Marc Levitt, hydroGEOPHYSICS, Inc.
Michael McNeill, hydroGEOPHYSICS, Inc.

Sediment Monitoring During Elwha River Dam Removal: Lessons Learned During the Nation’s Largest Dam Removal Project
Christopher Curran, U.S. Geological Survey
Christopher Magirl, U.S. Geological Survey
Jeffrey Duda, U.S. Geological Survey
Robert Hilldale, USBR

Western Washington Applications of the Streamflow-Routing Package (SFR2) in MODFLOW
Leland Fuhrig, U.S. Geological Survey
Andy Long, U.S. Geological Survey

Water Temperature in the Lower Quinault River, Olympic Peninsula, Washington
Kristen Jaeger, U.S. Geological Survey
Christopher Curran, U.S. Geological Survey
Elyse Clifford, QIN-DNR
Chad Opatz, U.S. Geological Survey

Wednesday 2:40 PM

7B Innovative Remediation Technologies

Session Chair: Ken Nogeire

In Situ Remediation of Carbon Tetrachloride Using BOS 100(r)
Mike Mazzarese, RPI Group
Randall Boese, BB&A Environmental

Installing a Prototype Horizontal Reactive Media Treatment (HRX®) Well
Michael Lubrecht, Directed Technologies Drilling, Inc.
Craig Divine, Arcadis
Daniel Ombalski, Directed Technologies Drilling, Inc.

Using Real-Time Monitoring to Rapidly Assess and Adjust Groundwater Remediation Strategies
Bill Mann, In-Situ Inc.

Optimization and Performance of ZVI Amendments for In-Situ Chemical and Biological Reduction
Gary Birk, Tersus Environmental
Sangho Bang, Tersus Environmental
David Alden, Tersus Environmental

TPH-G, From 200,000 ug/L to 130 ug/L within 30 days of Treatment
Glenn Hayman, Hayman Environmental, Redmond, WA
Alex Koch, Blue Sage Environmental


2019 Symposium Sessions Adjourn at 4:20 PM

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