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2011 Speaker Series - 4/27/11

April 27th, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 

Work: Watershed Management—Achieving Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) CM 1.5

Presentation Description: 

The seminar/presentation will focus on watershed management and land use planning implications for improving water quality within county-level jurisdictions. These topics are extremely important for the Chesapeake Bay region and cover important concepts for every urban planner. In particular, the presentation will cover:
  • General watershed management concepts.
  • Chesapeake Bay water quality regulations and context.
  • Prince George’s County’s land use and green infrastructure policy and implications for water quality assessment.
  • Tools and methodologies for watershed modeling and land use change projections.
  • Important observations from modeling results with key recommendations on density and patterns of development.
  • A planner’s toolkit for strategic watershed management.

new April 27, 2011, 2010 Water Resources Functional Master Plan Implementation: 2011 and Beyond Presentation. Click here to view .

Presenter's Biography:

Jane McDonough, P.E. 

Ms. McDonough is the mid-Atlantic water resources leader for AECOM—a global environmental engineering firm providing professional services for integrated water resources planning, water and wastewater treatment, stormwater, and water reuse. Ms. McDonough has 20 years of experience managing local municipal and federal projects, ranging from planning studies and feasibility evaluations to full design services for environmental projects. Her experience includes support for water and wastewater projects, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting and compliance, stormwater management and watershed and Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) planning. Ms. McDonough is currently supporting technical analyses related to watershed planning and stormwater management throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

Avinash Srivastava, AICP

Mr. Srivastava is a senior associate and technical director for sustainability (East Region) at AECOM's Design + Planning practice. Over the past 13 years in the industry, Mr. Srivastava has been using technology to integrate design, planning, and the environment. He is the lead architect of AECOM’s Sustainable Systems Integration Model (SSIM™)—a patent-pending tool for strategic sustainability planning that integrates ecology, energy, transportation, water, socio-cultural, economics, and carbon management. Mr. Srivastava has valuable project experience in large-scale sustainable planning which incorporates computer-based modeling, visualizations, and simulations for military, public, and private-sector master planning, land resource and watershed planning, and urban revitalization, as well as public landscape and urban design projects.