Papers, Reports and Presentations

Stormwater
Best Management Practices

Paper IconSustainable Stormwater Management at Sacramento State

Maureen Kerner and John Johnston
Presented at: STEM Scholars Lecture
Sacramento State, CA, Feb 18, 2016
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Paper IconStructural BMP Compliance Approach for California State Parks in 5 Areas of Special Biological Significance (ASBS)

Brian Currier
Presented at: 2015 California Stormwater Quality Association 11th Annual Conference
Monterey, CA, Oct 21, 2015


Paper IconProposal for Statewide Knee-of-the-Curve BMP Sizing Criteria

Maureen Kerner
Presented at: 2015 California Stormwater Quality Association 11th Annual Conference
Monterey, CA, Oct 21, 2015


Paper Icon Designing and Constructing Low Impact Development Stormwater Devices at Sacramento State

Maureen Kerner
Presented at:
California State University, Sacramento, Santa Clara Hall, Room 1207, Sept 22, 2015


Paper Icon Retrofitting Low Impact Development (LID) for Stormwater at Sacramento State

Kevin Murphy
Presented at: 2015 CA Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC)
San Francisco, CA, May 20–24, 2015


Paper Icon Assessment Costs and Benefits of Detention for Water Quality Enhancement

Scott M. Taylor, Laura Hansen, and Cathy Beitia
Presented at: American Society of Civil Engineers World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2001, Orlando, Florida, May 20–24, 2001


Paper IconCalifornia Department of Transportation BMP Retrofit Pilot Program

Brian Currier, Scott M. Taylor, Yulya Borroum, Gary Friedman, Doug Robison,
Mike Barrett, Steve Borroum, and Catherine Beitia

Presented at: Transportation Research Board 8th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC,
January 7–11, 2001
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Paper IconThe Dark Side of Stormwater Runoff Management: Disease Vectors Associated with Structural BMPs

Marco E. Metzger, Dean F. Messer, Catherine L. Beitia, Charles M. Myers,
and Vicki L. Kramer

Published in: Stormwater Magazine, March–April, 2002


Paper IconEffectiveness of Existing Highway Vegetation as Biofiltration Strips

Anna Lantin and David Alderete
Presented at: StormCon 2002, San Marco Island, Florida, August 12–15, 2002
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Paper IconLessons Learned: The Caltrans Storm Water Best Management Practice Retrofit Pilot Study

Brian Currier and Glenn Moeller
Presented at: California Water Environment Association, 72nd Annual Conference, Sacramento, California, April 16–19, 2000
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Paper IconPerformance Evaluation of Structural BMPs: Drain Inlet Inserts (Fossil Filtration and Streamguard) and Oil/Water Separator

Edward F. Othmer, Gary Friedman, J. Steven Borroum, and Brian Currier
Presented at: American Society of Civil Engineers World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2001, Orlando, Florida, May 20–24, 2001


Paper IconPracticability of Detention Basins for Treatment of Caltrans Highway Runoff Based on a Maximum Extent Practicable Evaluation

Glenn Moeller and Gary Lippner
Presented at: Transportation Research Board, 8th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 7–11, 2001
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Paper IconSiting Design and Operation of Infiltration BMPs: A Case Study

Brian Currier, Scott Taylor, John Johnston, Howard Yamaguchi,
and J. Steven Borroum

Presented at: American Society of Civil Engineers World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2001, Orlando, Florida, May 20–24, 2001


Paper IconA Wet Pond as a Storm Water Runoff BMP Case Study

Scott Taylor and Brian Currier
Presented at: Department of Environmental Resources Engineering, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1999
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Paper IconA Constructed Stormwater Wet Basin: The Caltrans Experience

Catherine Beitia and Anna Lantin
Presented at: CEA-CREST (Center for Environmental Analysis), CSULA, Pasadena,
California, May 28, 2004


Paper IconPilot Filtration Studies for Turbidity and Nutrient Removal at Lake Tahoe

Dipen Patel, Jeffrey Hauser, John Johnston, and Jeffry Curtis
Presented at: 2nd Biennial Conference on Tahoe Environmental Concerns, Lake Tahoe, California, May 17–19, 2004


Paper IconDesign and Permitting Challenges of Highway Constructed Treatment Wetlands

Catherine Beitia, Anna Lantin, Laura Larson, David Alderete, and Misty Scharff
Presented at: International Erosion Control Association, 35th Annual Conference,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 16–20, 2004
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Paper IconStorm Water Filtration Pilot Studies at Lake Tahoe

Dipen Patel and John Johnston
Presented at: American Water Resources Association, 2003 Annual Water Resources Conference, San Diego, California, November 3, 2003


Paper IconDesign and Construction Experiences with Three Variations of Austin Style Sand Filters in the Transportation Environment

Laura Larsen and David Alderete
Presented at: StormCon, San Antonio, Texas, July 2003
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Paper Icon"You Paid How Much?" A Sampling of Costs for California Stormwater Programs

Brian Currier, Glenn Moeller, and Joseph Jones
Presented at: 4th Annual North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition (StormCon), Orlando, Florida, July 18–21, 2005


Paper IconSmall-Scale Pilot Testing of Stormwater Treatment Systems to Meet Numerical Effluent Limits in the Lake Tahoe Basin

Jeffrey Hauser, Jeffry Curtis, John Johnston, Dipen Patel, and Mark Keisler
Reprinted with permission from: Proceedings of WEFTEC .05, the 78th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (CD-ROM), Washington, DC, October 30–November 2, 2005


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Erosion Control

Paper Icon The Design and Construction of a Rainfall Simulator

Jacqueline Blanquies, Misty Scharff, and Brent Hallock
Presented at: International Erosion Control Association (IECA), 34th Annual Conference and Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 24–28, 2003
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Paper IconDevelopment of the Highway Erosion Assessment Tool (HEAT) for Evaluation of Roadside Slopes

Misty Scharff, Brent Hallock, A. Sloan, M. Hart, L. Karren, and J. Kimmelshue
Presented at: International Erosion Control Association (IECA), 33rd Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, February 25–March 1, 2002
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Paper Icon Effects of Erosion Control Treatments on Native Plant and Ryegrass Establishment

Mark Chiaramonte, Misty Scharff, Brent Hallock, and Michael Curto
Presented at: International Erosion Control Association (IECA), 34th Annual Conference and Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 24–28, 2003
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Paper IconEvaluation of Storm Water Treatment by Vegetated Areas Adjacent to Highways

Misty Scharff, Anna Lantin, and David Alderete
Presented at: International Erosion Control Association (IECA), 34th Annual Conference and Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 24–28, 2003
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Paper Icon A GIS to Select Plant Species for Erosion Control Along California Highways

Misty Scharff, Brent Hallock, S. Rein, and Michael Curto
Presented at: International Erosion Control Association (IECA), Conference 33, Orlando, Florida, February 25–March 1, 2002
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Paper Icon Plant Establishment with Rainfall Simulators for Erosion Control

Misty Scharff, Brent Hallock, S. Rein, and Michael Curto
Presented at: International Erosion Control Association (IECA), Conference 33, Orlando, Florida, February 25–March 1, 2002
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Paper IconVegetation Establishment for Erosion Control Under Simulated Rainfall

Brent Hallock, Misty Scharff, Steve Rein, and Kaila Dettman
Presented at: International Erosion Control Association (IECA), 34th Annual Conference and Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 24–28, 2003
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Paper IconEffectiveness of Native Vegetation Planting Techniques to Minimize Erosion

Brent Hallock, Kaila Dettman, Steve Rein, Mike Curto, and Misty Scharff
Presented at: American Water Resources Association, 2003 Annual Water Resources Conference, San Diego, California, November 25, 2003
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Paper Icon Native Grasses and Graminoids: Tools for Protecting Water Quality

Misty Scharff
Presented at: California Native Grass Association, 2004 Annual Conference, Modesto, California, April 16, 2004


Paper Icon Storm Water Quality Benefits of Vegetated Filter Strips Adjacent to California Highways

Misty Scharff, Anna Lantin, and Ed Othmer
Presented at: Soil Science Society of America Conference, Denver, Colorado,
November 27, 2003


Paper IconEffectiveness of Vegetated Biostrips in the Treatment of Highway Storm Water Runoff

Misty Scharff, Anna Lantin, and Ed Othmer
Presented at: American Water Resources Association, 2003 Annual Water Resources Conference, San Diego, California, November 25, 2003
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Paper Icon Lessons Learned From the Design of a Bioretention Area to Treat Storm Water Runoff

David Alderete and Misty Scharff
Presented at: 3rd Annual North American Surface Water Quality Conference (StormCon), Palm Desert, California, July 26–29, 2004


Paper IconEffectiveness of Vegetated Biostrips in the Treatment of Highway Storm Water Runoff: A Comparison of RULSE and RULSE2 Methods

Misty Scharff, Anna Lantin, and Ed Othmer
Presented at: American Water Resources Association, 2003 Annual Water Resources Conference, San Diego, California, November 25, 2003


Paper Icon Comparison of RUSLE and RUSLE2 to Determine Water Quality Treatment of Vegetated Strips

Misty Scharff
Presented at: International Erosion Control Association (IECA), Conference 36, Dallas, Texas, February 20–24, 2005


Paper Icon Performance of Erosion Control Treatments and Native Vegetation on Reapplied Topsoil

Brent Hallock, Anne Power, Steve Rein, and Misty Scharff
Presented at: International Erosion Control Association (IECA), Conference 36, Dallas, Texas, February 20–24, 2005


Paper Icon Case Study: The Design of a Bioretention Area to Treat Highway Runoff and Control Sediment

David Alderete and Misty Scharff
Presented at: International Erosion Control Association (IECA), Conference 36, Dallas, Texas, February 20–24, 2005


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Litter Management

Paper Icon Evaluating Drain Inlet Cleaning as a Storm Water Best Management Practice

E. E. Dammel, B. J. Berger, L. C. Regenmorter, and G. S. Lippner
Presented at: International Water Association (IWA) 5th International Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 10–15, 2001


Paper Icon Results of the Caltrans Litter Management Pilot Study

Gary Lippner, John Johnston, Suzanne Combs, Kimberly Walter, and David Marx
Published in: Transportation Research Record 1743, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2001
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Paper Icon A Scientific Approach to Evaluating Storm Water Best Management Practices for Litter

Gary Lippner, Roger Churchwell, Robin Allison, Glenn Moeller, and John Johnston
Presented at: California Water Environment Association (CWEA), 72nd Annual Conference, Sacramento, California, April 16–19, 2000 (included in conference proceedings)
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Paper Icon Study Quantifies Broom Sweeper Litter Pickup Ability

Glenn Moeller and Gary Lippner
Published in: American Sweeper (online magazine), Volume 8, 2000


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Daniel B. Syrek, Masoud Kayhanian, and Scott Meyer
Presented at: StormCon, Austin, Texas, July 2003
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Stormwater Monitoring

Paper Icon Quantifying Representative Sampling Using A Hydrologic Analysis Tool

Christian Carleton
Presented at: StormCon 2015, Austin,TX
August 4, 2015
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Paper Icon Impact of Non-Detects in Water Quality Data on Estimation of Constituent Mass Loading

M. Kayhanian, A. Singh, and Scott Meyer
Presented at: Transportation Research Board 8th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC,
January 7–11, 2001


Paper Icon The Impact of Annual Average Daily Traffic on Highway Runoff Pollutant Concentrations

M. Kayhanian, A. Singh,Claus Suverkropp, and Steve Borrum
Paper available at: Journal of Environmental Engineering [2003] 129 (11): 975–990
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Paper Icon Flow Meter Dye Dilution Test: A Literature Review

OWP Staff
Prepared for: Client Redacted, December 2006


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Water Quality

Paper Icon Characteristics of Stormwater Runoff From Highway Construction Sites in California

M. Kayhanian, Kevin Murphy, Louis Regenmorter, and Richard Haller
Published in: Transportation Research Record 1743, Paper No. 01-3181, National Academy Press
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Paper Icon Water Quality Assessment for the California Department of Transportation San Diego Region

Malcolm Walker, Ashli Cooper, Cid Tesoro, and Glenn Moeller
Presented at: American Society of Civil Engineers 2000 Joint Conference on Water Resources Engineering and Water Resources Planning and Management, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 30–August 2, 2000 (included in conference proceedings)


Paper Icon The Impact of Annual Average Daily Traffic on Highway Runoff Pollutant Concentrations

Masoud Kayhanian, Amardeep Singh, Claus Suverkropp, and Steve Borroum
Presented at: American Society of Civil Engineers 2000 Joint Conference on Water Resources Engineering and Water Resources Planning and Management, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 30–August 2, 2000 (included in conference proceedings)


Paper Icon Pilot Filtration Studies for Turbidity and Nutrient Removal at Lake Tahoe

Dipen Patel, Jeffrey Hauser, John Johnston, and Jeffry Curtis
Presented at: 3rd Annual North American Surface Water Quality Conference (StormCon), Palm Desert, California, July 26–29, 2004
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Paper Icon Small-Scale Pilot Studies Using Coagulants for Turbidity and Phosphorous Removal at Lake Tahoe

John Johnston, Jeff Curtis, Dipen Patel, and Jeff Hauser
Presented at: 3rd Annual North American Surface Water Quality Conference (StormCon), Palm Desert, California, July 26–29, 2004
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Wastewater Treatment
Study Planning

Paper Icon An Evaluation of Fouling Potential and Methods to Control Fouling in Microfiltration Membranes for Secondary Wastewater Effluent

Shannon R. Holman and Kurt N. Ohlinger
Published in: Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation (WEFTEC 2007),
pp. 6417–6444


Paper Icon Enhanced Removal of Heavy Metals in Primary Treatment Using Coagulation and Flocculation

Pauline D. Johnson, Padmanabhan Girinathannair, Kurt N. Ohlinger, Stephen Ritchie, Leah Teuber, and Jason Kirby
Published in: Water Environment Research, 80 (5): 472–479 (May 2008)


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Data Evaluation & Statistical Analysis

Paper Icon Struvite Scale Potential Determination Using a Computer Model

Kurt N. Ohlinger and Ramzi J. Mahmood
Presented at World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, Philadelphia, PA
June 23-26, 2003


Paper Icon Assessment of Struvite Mitigation Measures for the City of Boulder Wastewater Treatment Plant Centrate Processing System

Kurt N. Ohlinger
Paper prepared for: City of Boulder, n.d., 3 pp.


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Feasibility Studies

Paper Icon Energy Requirements for the Manufacture of Piping Materials: Vitrified Clay Pipe (VCP) and Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC): A Comparison

Kurt N. Ohlinger
Final Report to: Sacramento County Sanitation District No. 1, February 28, 2002


Paper Icon Generation of Toxicants from the Manufacture, Use, and Disposal of Piping Materials: Vitrified Clay Pipe (VCP) and Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC): A Comparison

Kurt N. Ohlinger
Final Report to: Sacramento County Sanitation District No. 1, February 28, 2002


Paper IconEngineering Sustainability of Piping Materials: Vitrified Clay Pipe (VCP) and Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipe: A Comparison

Kurt N. Ohlinger
Final Report to: Sacramento County Sanitation District No. 1, February 28, 2002


Paper Icon The Fate of Ammonia in Facultative Lagoon Treatment Processes: An Investigation of Methods for Reducing Ammonia in Recycle Streams: A Literature Review

OWP Staff
Prepared for: Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District, January 2009


Paper Icon Ammonia Removal Options for High Purity Oxygen Activated Sludge Systems: A Literature Review

OWP Staff
Prepared for: Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District, April 2009


Paper Icon Ammonia Removal within Wetlands: A Literature Review

OWP Staff
Prepared for: Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District, April 2009


Paper Icon RazoRooter II and Sanafoam Vaporooter II: A Literature Review

OWP Staff
Prepared for: Sacramento Area Sewer District, April 2009


Paper Icon The Effects of Solids Retention Time on Effluent Ammonia Concentration in Mesophilic Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Wastewater Solids: A Literature Review

OWP Staff
Prepared for: Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District, April 2008


Paper Icon Impacts of Sanitary Sewer Overflows and Combined Sewer Overflows on Human Health and on the Environment: A Literature Review

OWP Staff
Prepared for: Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District, April 2008


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Training

Paper Icon OWP Water and Wastewater Course Manuals

OWP Water and Wastewater Course Manuals

Paper Icon Training Manual: Pollution Prevention Training for Pretreatment Inspectors

OWP Staff
Prepared for: California State Water Resources Control Board, n.d.


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