October 14, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

2021 RMP Annual Meeting

The 28th RMP Annual Meeting was hosted on Thursday, October 14th, 2021. Fully virtual for the second year, the meeting included an excellent lineup with presentations from RMP staff and other invited experts.  We heard about and discussed findings on Bay sediment supply, PFAS, tire particles and chemicals, and contaminants in Bay fish, among other topics. If you missed the meeting or any specific sessions, recordings of the meeting and presenter slides will be posted below shortly. 


And a reminder that the 2021 RMP Update is now available for download from the RMP Update webpage.




Welcome & Session 1: Sediment Monitoring and Management

Welcome and Introduction; Tom Mumley, San Francisco Bay Water Board, RMP Steering Committee Chair
Changes in San Francisco Bay Bathymetry; Bruce Jaffe, US Geological Survey
Sediment Flux Through the Golden GateMaureen Downing-Kunz, Environmental Science Associates;  Michael MacWilliams, Anchor QEA, LLC
Sediment for Survival; Scott Dusterhoff, San Francisco Estuary Institute
Discussion - Moderated by Luisa Valiela, US Environmental Protection Agency

Session 2: Municipal Wastewater

South and Lower South Bay Moored Sensor Program; Derek Roberts, San Francisco Estuary Institute
Assessing Water Quality Trends and Uncertainty in San Francisco Bay; Melissa Foley, San Francisco Estuary Institute
PFAS Study Phase 1 Results; Miguel Mendez, San Francisco Estuary Institute
Discussion - Moderated by Ian Wren, Baykeeper

Session 3: Urban Stormwater

Lessons from Tires: New CECs & New Transport Pathways; Kelly Moran, San Francisco Estuary Institute
Microplastics in Stormwater Conceptual Models; Diana Lin, San Francisco Estuary Institute
Advanced Analysis of Stormwater Monitoring Data; Lester McKee, San Francisco Estuary Institute; Lisa Sabin, EOA, Inc.
Discussion - Moderated by Chris Sommers, EOA, Inc.

Session 4: General Topics

Update on Contaminants in Bay Fish; Jay Davis, San Francisco Estuary Institute
Water Quality Monitoring Programs in the Bay Area - Interactive Presentation; Kevin Lunde, San Francisco Water Board
DTSC's Safer Consumer Products Program; Anne Cooper Doherty, Department of Toxic Substances Control
Use of RMP Data for Management Decisions; Panel Discussion moderated by Tom Mumley, San Francisco Bay Water Board; Maureen Dunn, Chevron; James Downing, Valley Water; John Coleman, Bay Planning Coalition; Anne Cooper Doherty, Department of Toxic Substances Control; Lorien Fono, Bay Area Clean Water Agencies

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