“Water Bugs” Target of New Water Quality Sampling Requirement

  Water quality permits in California for projects impacting wetlands, “blue-line” streams, and other jurisdictional water bodies are starting to require sampling for “water bugs” known as benthic macroinvertebrates (BMI).    BMI live on or in the substrate under bodies of water. They respond quickly to changes in water quality and nutrient input and are…

Construction Management for New Safety Center

  The City of Carlsbad opened its new Safety Training Center to provide  city police, fire, utility workers and other first responders with local access to important emergency training. Dudek provided construction management on the $16.5 million facility. The center is designed to provide a wide variety of realistic training scenarios and includes a five-story…

Newhall Ranch EIS/EIR Certified

The California Department of Fish & Game (CDFG) has certified the final EIS/EIR for the 14,000 acre Newhall Ranch and Santa Clara River and issued the Master Streambed Alteration Agreement and Incidental Take Permits for state-listed species. This means the environmental permits are in place for the Newhall Ranch Master planned community for the next…

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