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Miguel Mendez

Environmental Analyst
Clean Water Program
Bay Regional Monitoring Program

Miguel Mendez is an Environmental Analyst for the Clean Water Program and Bay Regional Monitoring Program at SFEI focusing on emerging contaminants. He received his M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Stanford University and a B.A. in Chemistry from Williams College. Prior to working at SFEI, he studied the effects of sea level rise on the secondary wastewater treatment process as an intern at the Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant in San Francisco.

Related Projects, News, and Events

Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) (Project)


NEW: Virtual Forum on PFAS in San Francisco Bay Fish, February 4th, 2022

Join environmental and public health agencies, representatives of local fishing communities, and the general public to discuss PFAS sources and the contamination of San Francisco Bay sport fish. Register now.




A Synthesis of Microplastic Sources and Pathways to Urban Runoff (News)

What do clothes dryers and car tires have in common? Both release microplastic pollution into the environment, according to a new investigation by scientists at the San Francisco Estuary Institute. 

RMP Update (Project)

The Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay is an innovative collaboration of the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board, the regulated discharger community, and the San Francisco Estuary Institute. It provides water quality regulators with the information they need to manage the Bay effectively. The RMP produces two types of summary reports: The Pulse of the Bay and the RMP Update. The Pulse focuses on Bay water quality and summarizes information from all sources.