Soil, Water, Energy, and Air: Integral to Present at AEHS in San Diego
March 13, 2019

Scientists from Integral Consulting Inc. (Integral) will present on topics ranging from risk communication to groundwater management at the Association for Environmental Health and Sciences (AEHS) Foundation’s 29th International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air.  Held in San Diego, California, on March 18–21, 2019, the conference facilitates the exchange of information on technological advances and new scientific achievements.

On March 19, Sean Culkin, P.G., C.H.G., will present a series of case studies on coastal aquifer dynamics, saltwater intrusion, and groundwater management. For those interested in the latest developments in risk communication, Integral Principal Bridgette DeShields will chair a March 20 risk session and present an overview of California’s emerging risk communication issues.

Well screen being installed to inhibit casing corrosion and prevent saline water from entering the well.

During a Wednesday poster session, Stephen Sherman, P.G., will present on well evaluation and replacement for the Humboldt Community Services District—a project that addressed concerns about water salinity.

On March 21, Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) guidance for ecological risk assessment of total petroleum hydrocarbon mixtures will be presented. Mala Pattanayek of Integral is an ITRC member and a key contributor to the recent guidance.

Platform Presentations

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Evaluating Saltwater-Freshwater Dynamics in Coastal Aquifer Conceptual Site Model Development and Groundwater Management
Presenter: Sean Culkin, Integral, San Francisco, CA
Presentation Information: 10:30 a.m., Session 3b

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

New Challenges in Evaluating and Communicating Health Risks
Session Chair: Bridgette DeShields, Integral, Santa Rosa, CA
Session Information: 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Overview of California’s Emerging Risk Communication Issues
Presenter: Bridgette DeShields
Presentation Information: 9:00 a.m., Session 11

Poster Session

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Humboldt Community Services District Well Evaluation and Replacement
Presenter: Stephen Sherman, Integral
Contributors include David Livermore, Integral; David Hull, Humboldt Community Services District; Eron Dodak, Integral; Ben Starr, Integral
Session Information: 3:00-6:00 p.m., West Foyer

Platform Session

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Ecological Risk Assessment of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon Mixtures – ITRC Guidance
Contributors include Mala Pattanayek, Integral, San Francisco, CA, and many others.
Session Information: 11:00–11:30 a.m., Session 17

View the preliminary program.

Integral is an AEHS Supporting Member and conference sponsor and Bridgette DeShields serves as a West Coast Conference Science Advisory Board Member.  For more information on Integral’s involvement with AEHS, contact Bridgette DeShields at