Our Expertise & Publications on
Public Health & Environmental Quality Protection Aspects of
Landfills & Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

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Overview of Our Experience
in Groundwater Quality Evaluation, Protection, Monitoring & Regulation

Publications are available in the following topic areas:

Groundwater Pollution by Leachate

Groundwater Monitoring

Groundwater Quality Protection

Groundwater Recharge

Environmental Quality Impacts of Landfills

Groundwater Pollution by Leachate

Jones-Lee, A. and Lee, G. F., "Groundwater Pollution by Municipal Landfills: Leachate Composition, Detection and Water Quality Significance," Proc. Sardinia '93 IV International Landfill Symposium, Sardinia, Italy, pp. 1093-1103, October (1993). [47k]

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Landfill Leachate Management," MSW Management 6:18-23 (1996). [1,194 kb] Posted with permission of MSW Management

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Evaluation of the Potential for a Proposed or Existing Landfill to Pollute Groundwaters," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (1996). [55 kb]

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Groundwater Monitoring

Lee, G. F., and Jones, R. A., "Guidelines for Sampling Groundwater," Journ. Water Pollut. Control Fed. 55(1):92-96 (1983). [138 kb]

Lee, G.F. and Jones-Lee, A, "Deficiencies in Subtitle D Landfill Liner Failure and Groundwater Pollution Monitoring," Presented at the NWQMC National Conference Monitoring: Critical Foundations to Protect Our Waters, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., July (1998). [37kb]

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Groundwater Quality Monitoring at Lined Landfills: Adequacy of Subtitle D Approaches," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (1993). [139kb]

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "A Groundwater Protection Strategy for Lined Landfills," Environmental Science & Technology 28:584-5 (1994). [264 kb]

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Detection of the Failure of Landfill Liner Systems," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, April (1996). [45 kb]

Cherry, J.A., "Groundwater Monitoring: Some Deficiencies and Opportunities," Hazardous Waste Site Investigations: Towards Better Decisions, Lewis Publishers, B.A. Berven & R.B. Gammage, Editors. Proceedings of the 10th ORNL Life Sciences Symposium, Gatlinburg, TN, May 21-24, (1990). [365 kb]

Lee, G.F., "Revisions of the Draft Water Quality Monitoring Program for the Union Mine Landfill," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, June (1998). [68k]

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Groundwater Quality Protection

Lee, G. F., “Comments on the Draft Groundwater Quality Protection Strategy,” Submitted to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Board, July 16 (2010). [11 kb] This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Comments on Developing a Strategy for Protection of Beneficial Uses of Groundwater in the Central Valley, CA," Prepared for CVRWQCB Public Workshop, "Development of a Strategy to Protect the Beneficial Uses of Groundwater in the Central Valley," CVRWQCB, Rancho Cordova, CA, August 24 (2009). [337 kb] This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A, “Comments on California Department of Pesticide Proposed Revisions of Ground Water Pesticide Contamination Prevention Regulations” submitted to CA Department of Pesticide Regulation, Sacramento, CA, January 2 (2009). [18 kb] This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Focus on Irrigated Agriculture Pollution of Groundwater,” Excerpt from “Groundwater Quality Protection Issues,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, February 2007; Presented in part at CA/NV AWWA Fall Conference, Sacramento, CA, October (2007). [471 kb] This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Groundwater Quality Protection Issues," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, February 2007; Presented in part at CA/NV AWWA Fall Conference, Sacramento, CA, October (2007). [1,674 kb] This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Groundwater Quality Protection Issues,” Presented in part at CA/NV AWWA Fall Conference, Sacramento, CA, PowerPoint Slides, G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October (2007) [198 kb] This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Lee, G. F., "Comments on DPR Regulation No. 03-001 - Need for Improved Regulations of Pesticides to Protect Groundwater Quality," Comments Submitted to California Department of Pesticide Regulation by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, May (2003).This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Lee, G.F., Jones-Lee, A., and Taylor, S., "Development of Appropriate Stormwater Infiltration BMPs: Part I Potential Water Quality Impacts, Monitoring and Efficacy Evaluation," Proc. of Ground Water Protection Council's 98 Annual Forum, Sacramento, CA, pp. 55-72, Sept (1998). [78k] This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Taylor, S. and Lee, G.F., "Developing of Appropriate Stormwater Infiltration BMPs: Part II Design of Infiltration BMPs," Proc. of Ground Water Protection Council's 98 Annual Forum, Sacramento, CA, pp. 73-80, Sept (1998). [31k] This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Lee, G. F., “Comments on the Ground Water Protection Task Force Interim Report, dated February 28, 1994,” Submitted to the California State Water Resources Control Board by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, March 19 (1994). [50 kb] This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Jones-Lee, A., and Lee, G. F., "Septic Tank Wastewater Disposal Systems as Phosphorus Sources for Surface Waters," Journ. Water Pollut. Control Fed. 51(11):2764-2775 (1979). [6,533 kb] This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Lee, G.F., "Comments on US EPA Proposed "Revisions to the Underground Injection Control Regulations for Class V Injection Wells" Federal Register Vol 63, No. 145 (Wednesday, July 29, 1998) Proposed Rules," submitted to Water Docket, US EPA, Washington, D.C., September (1998). [614 kb]

Lee, G.F., "Containment Zone Policy," Letter to W. Pettit, CA Water Resources Control Board, Sacramento, CA, June (1997) [591 kb]

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Groundwater Quality Protection: A Suggested Approach for Water Utilities," Report to the CA/NV AWWA Section Source Water Quality Committee, 8pp, August (1993). [624 kb]

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "An Approach for Improved Ground Water Quality Protection in California," Proc. 19th Biennial Conference on Ground Water, Are California's Ground Water Resources Sustainable?, University of California Centers for Water and Wildland Resources, University of California-Davis, Davis, CA, p. 155 (1994).

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Groundwater Recharge

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Water/Aquifer Quality Issues That Need to Be Considered in Enhanced Groundwater Recharge Projects," Submitted to California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board Basin Plan Triennial Review, Rancho Cordova, CA, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, May (2005). [83k]This file can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Comments on City of Tracy’s Proposed Demonstration Phase Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project (ASR Demonstration Project)," Submitted to California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Region, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, September (2004). [40k]

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Water Quality Aspects of Groundwater Recharge: Chemical Characteristics of Recharge Waters and Long-Term Liabilities of Recharge Projects," IN: Artificial Recharge of Ground Water, II, Proc. Second International Symposium on Artificial Recharge of Ground Water, American Society of Civil Engineers, NY, pp. 502-511, (1995). [46k]

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Total Dissolved Solids and Groundwater Quality Protection," IN: Artificial Recharge of Ground Water, II, Proc. International Symposium on Artificial Recharge of Ground Water, American Society of Civil Engineers, NY, pp. 612-618 (1995). [16k]

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Issues in Recharge of Contaminated Surface Waters in Conjunctive Use Projects," PowerPoint Slides Presented at National Groundwater Association Conference Session on Conjunctive Use, San Francisco, CA, February (2000). This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader. [44k]

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Guidance on Pre-, Operational and Post-Operational Monitoring of Ground Water Recharge Projects," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (1994). This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader. [39k]

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Water Quality Aspects of Incidental and Enhanced Groundwater Recharge of Domestic and Industrial Wastewaters," Proc. Symposium on Effluent Use Management, TPS-93-3, pp. 111-120, American Water Resources Association, Bethesda, MD (1993). [56k]

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Public Health and Environmental Safety of Reclaimed Wastewater Reuse," IN: Proc. Seventh Symposium on Artificial Recharge of Groundwater, University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center, Tucson, AZ, pp. 113-128, (1995). [58k]

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Appropriate Degree of Domestic Wastewater Treatment Before Groundwater Recharge and for Shrubbery Irrigation", AWWA, WEF 1996 Water Reuse Conference Proceedings, American Water Works Association, Denver, CO, pp.929-939 February (1996). [36k]

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., “Water Quality Issues in Conjunctive Use Projects,” HydroVisions 9(3):9-10, Groundwater Resources Association, Sacramento, CA, Fall (2000). [13k]

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