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Expertise & Publications on
Water Quality Issues in the
San Joaquin River Watershed and Delta

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Link to San Joaquin River DO TMDL Website

Background Information on Water Quality Evaluation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and San Joaquin River Watershed
Lee, G. F., "Comments on Michael Bryan Testimony (Exhibit DWR-81) - Hearing in the Matter of CA DWR and USBR Request for a Change in Point of Diversion for California Water Fix – As Pertaining to Testimony of G. Fred Lee," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, April 18 (2017). [90 kb]
Lee, G. F., Deficiencies in DWR/USBR Assessment of Water Quality Impacts of Proposed Delta WaterFix Tunnel Project, Revised Testimony before California State Water Resources Control Board Hearing on DWR/USBR Request for Change in Point of Diversion for California WaterFix, PowerPoint Slides for Testimony presented to SWRCB on behalf of CA Sportfishing Protection Alliance, December (2016). [1,674 kb]
Lee, G. F., Deficiencies in DWR/USBR Assessment of Water Quality Impacts of Proposed Delta WaterFix Tunnel Project, Revised Testimony before California State Water Resources Control Board Hearing on DWR/USBR Request for Change in Point of Diversion for California WaterFix, Submitted on behalf of CA Sportfishing Protection Alliance, October 16 (2016). [908 kb]
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Comments on the Water Quality Section of BDCP/California WaterFix RDEIR/SDEIS," Comments submitted to CA Department of Water Resources by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October 28 (2015). [47 kb]
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Comments on 'Delta Independent Science Board (DISB) Water Quality Review Draft Proposal,'" Comments submitted to Delta Independent Science Board by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, August 7 (2015). [93 kb]
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Evaluation Monitoring for Evaluating & Managing Water Quality Issues," Comments submitted to Delta Independent Science Board by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, August 7 (2015). [62 kb]
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Comments on Delta Independent Science Board (Delta ISB)'s Draft Report, 'Fishes and Flows in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Strategic Science Needs'," Submitted via email to Kelly Souza, Senior Environmental Scientist Delta Science Program, Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento, CA, Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, April 27 (2015). [59 kb]
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Comments on CVRWQCB Staff Consultants' Draft 'White Papers' on Controlling Excessive Aquatic Plants in Delta Waters," Submitted to CVRWQCB, Rancho Cordova, CA, Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, April 21 (2015). [209 kb]
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Comments on the 'CVRWQCB Draft Charter Document - Process to Develop a Delta Nutrient Management Strategy' dated December 22, 2014," Submitted to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, February 20 (2015). [145 kb]

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Comments on Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) Draft EIR/EIS Chapter 8 - Water Quality, Chapter 25 - Public Health," July 25, 2014, Comments submitted as part of comments provided by California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, Stockton, CA to Ryan Wulff, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Sacramento, CA, July 28 (2014). [122 kb]

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on P. Glibert Defense of N/P Ratios as Major Influence on Aquatic Ecosystems Composition in Delta,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macro, CA, September 17 (2012). [20 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Enhanced Delta Flows Needed to Help Control Water Quality Impacts of Delta Pollutants," PowerPoint Slides for Testimony for CA State Water Resources Control Board Public Workshop: Comprehensive (Phase 2) Review & Update to Bay-Delta Plan Workshop 1: Ecosystem Changes and the Low Salinity Zone, Sacramento, CA, G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, September 5 (2012). [131 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Enhanced Delta Flows Needed to Help Control Water Quality Impacts of Delta Pollutants," Testimony for CA State Water Resources Control Board Public Workshop: Comprehensive (Phase 2) Review & Update to Bay-Delta Plan Workshop 1: Ecosystem Changes and the Low Salinity Zone, Sacramento, CA, September 5, 2012, Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, August 17 (2012). [74 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on Delta Stewardship Council Staff May 14, 2012 Draft of the Delta Plan,” Comments to Delta Stewardship Council by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, June 13 (2012). [23 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., “Comments on California Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) May 24, 2012 Sediment Quality Objective (SQO) Meeting,” Submitted to Steve Bay (Southern California Coastal Water Research Project) & Chris Beegan (SWRCB), by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, May 28 (2012). [11 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., Comments to Delta Vision Foundation on Implementation Progress for the Delta Vision Strategic Plan, email to C. Gardiner. Comments submitted by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, May 6 (2012). [22 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., Comments on SJR DWSC Low-DO issues discussed at March 28, 2012 BDCP meeting. Comments submitted to J. Grindstaff, Executive Officer, Delta Stewardship Council, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, April 28 (2012). [26 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., “Comments on Chris Earle’s Brief Summary of Conservation Measures as presented in Chapter 3 of the BDCP,” Comments to Karla Nemeth, CA Natural Resources Agency, G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, March 28 (2012). [11 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., Comment on Delta Stewardship Council Discussion of Cause of SJR Low-DO Problem, email to J. Grindstaff, Executive Director, Delta Stewardship Council, Comments from G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, February 10 (2012). [98 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Jones-Lee, A., and Lee, G. F., “Impact of Dairy Wastes on San Joaquin River and Delta Water Quality Issues,” Report to As You Sow, San Francisco, CA, Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, January 24, (2012). [162 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on the Adequacy of C. Dahm’s Discussion of Delta Eutrophication Issues & Delta N/P Rations as a Cause of Adverse Impact on Delta Fish,” Comments to Delta Stewardship Council, Report of G. Fred Lee &Associates, El Macero, CA, November 17 (2011). [28 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on the DSC Staff Fifth Draft of Chapter 6 Devoted to Delta Water Quality Issues in the Delta Plan,” Comments Submitted to Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento, CA, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, August 21 (2011). [83 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on Revised Delta Plan Staff Draft Chapter 6 ‘Improve Water Quality to Protect Human Health and the Environment’ as Presented in the Fourth Staff Draft of the Delta Plan," Comments Submitted to Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento, CA, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, June 14 (2011). [17 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on Revised Notice of Additional Scoping Meeting,” Submitted to SWRCB, Sacramento, CA, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, May 22 (2011). [36 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Need for SJR Watershed Water to Reach San Francisco Bay,” Comments submitted to Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento, CA by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, May 22 (2011). [9 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on the Delta Stewardship Council’s Third Staff Draft Delta Plan – Chapter 6 Improve Water Quality to Protect Human Health and the Environment – Released April 22, 2011,” Submitted to Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento, CA, Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, Updated May 1 (2011). [131 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., “Comments on Developing Nutrient Criteria for SJR Delta,” email to Christine Joab, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, Rancho Cordova, CA, March 29 (2011). [21 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Experience in Reviewing Delta Water Quality Issues,” G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, April 3 (2011). [36 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Issues in Controlling Residual Oxygen Demand in SJR DWSC That Leads to Violations of DO WQO,” PowerPoint Slides, G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, February (2011). [1,009 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., “Comments on SWRCB Review of South Delta Channel Water Quality,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, January 15, 2011. [15 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Issues in Controlling the Residual Oxygen Demand in the SJR DWSC That Leads to DO WQO Violations,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, November 3, 2010; updated February 6 (2011). [47 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Gross, E.S., Lee, G. F., Simenstad, C. A., Stacey, M., Williams, J.G., (Expert Panel Members), “Panel Review of the CA Department of Fish and Game’s Quantifiable Biological Objectives and Flow Criteria for Aquatic and Terrestrial Species of Concern Dependent on the Delta,” DFG Water Rights Program Documents Senate Bill X7 1 DFG Implementation, Submitted to California Department of Fish and Game, October (2010). Also available through http://www.dfg.ca.gov/water/water_rights_docs.html [143 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Funk, W., and Gibbons, H., “Lake Restoration by Nutrient Inactivation,” In: Lake Restoration, Proc. Int. Conf., EPA 440/5-79-001, US EPA Office of Water, Washington, DC, March (1979). [6,863 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Review of Potential for Controlling P Discharges from Mud and Salt Sloughs for Reducing Algal-Related Oxygen Demand Load to SJR DWSC," PowerPoint slides presented at Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, CA, September 29 (2010). [1,886 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Background Information on SJR Upstream Oxygen Demand Control Issues,” Prepared for San Joaquin River Technical Work Group, Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, July 11 (2010). [25 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Discussion of Water Quality Issues That Should Be Considered in Evaluating the Potential Impact of Delta Water Diversions/Manipulations on Chemical Pollutants on Aquatic Life Resources of the Delta,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, April 15 (2010). [1,270 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on Water Quality Issues Associated with SWRCB’s Developing Flow Criteria for Protection of the Public Trust Aquatic Life Resources of the Delta,” Submitted to CA State Water Resources Control Board as part of Public Trust Delta Flow Criteria Development, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, February 11 (2010). [339 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on Water Quality Aspects of NAS NRC Meeting on ‘Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta,’ January 24-28, 2010,” Letter to S. Parker, Director NRC Water Science & Technology Board, Washington, DC, January 26 (2010). [25 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on ‘NPDES Permit Renewal Issues Drinking Water Supply and Public Health Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant’ dated 14 December 2009,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, January 20 (2010). [319 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., “G. Fred Lee Experience in Fate & Water Quality Impacts of Ammonia,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, March 16 (2009). [75 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Review of Need for Modeling of the Impact of Altered Flow through and around the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta on Delta Water Quality Issues,” and “Summary: Water Quality Modeling Associated with Altered Sacramento River Flows in & around the Delta,” Report to CWEMF Stormwater Committee, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, March (2009). [651 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on ‘US Gypsum Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Development of the US Gypsum Proposed Wallboard Plant to Be Located on Port of Stockton West Complex,’" Comments submitted to Lozeau/Drury, Alameda, CA by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, December 15 (2008). [76 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A, “Review of Impacts of Delta Water Quality and Delta Water Exports on the Decline of Chinook Salmon in the SJR Watershed,” Comments submitted to NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA, Santa Cruz, CA, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, August (2008). [25 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Summary Putah Creek Mercury Water Quaity Issues," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, December (2008). [620 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A, “LEHR Superfund Stormwater Runoff and Putah Creek Mercury Issues,” Journal Remediation 19(2):123-134, Spring (2009). [8,706 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Summary of Slides – Putah Creek Mercury Water Quality Issues,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, Presented to Delta Tributaries Mercury Council, December 2 (2008). [632 kb]This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Runoff of Mercury from UCD/DOE LEHR Superfund Site – Putah Creek Mercury Issues,” Presentation to Delta Mercury Tributaries Council, Sacramento River Watershed Program, [http://www.sacriver.org/issues/mercury/dtmc/ ], December 2 (2008). [4,146 kb]This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Delta Nutrient-Related Water Quality Problems,” PowerPoint Slides Presented at CALFED Science Conference, Sacramento, CA, October 24 (2008). [312 kb]This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on September 19, 2008 Delta Vision Task Force Meeting Discussion of Nutrient-Related Water Quality Problems in the Delta,” Comments submitted to P. Isenberg, Chair, Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force, Sacramento, CA. Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October 14 (2008). [170 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on ‘Delta Vision Strategic Plan Fourth Staff Draft Volume 2: Strategy Descriptions,’” Comments submitted to P. Isenberg, Chair, Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force, Sacramento, CA. Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, September 30 (2008). [41 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Delta Water Quality Standards Violations” and “Comments on Water Quality Sections of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan, Third Staff Draft – dated August 14, 2008,” Submitted to Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force, Sacramento, CA. Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, September 1 (2008). [147 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on OEHHA’s ‘April 2008 Draft Mercury-Based Safe Eating Guidelines for Fish and Shellfish from the Sacramento River and Northern Delta’,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, May 23 (2008). [34 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Synopsis of CWEMF Delta Nutrient Water Quality Modeling Workshop – March 25, 2008, Sacramento, CA,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, May 15 (2008). [455 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee. G. F., “Comments on the CVRWQCB Review of Delta Water Quality Issues,” Comments submitted to K. Longley, Chair Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, March (2008). [9 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., “Comments on CALFED Independent Science Board Review of IEP,” Comments submitted to Independent Science Board by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, February 4 (2008). [27 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., “New & Updated Presentations/Publications on Delta and SJR Water Quality Issues,” Comments to J. Grindstaff, Director CALFED, Sacramento, CA, G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October 2 (2007). [640 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Update of Organochlorine (OCl) ‘Legacy’ Pesticide and PCB Concentrations in Delta and Central Valley Fish,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, September 10 (2007). [3,361 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Excessive Bioaccumulation of Organochlorine Legacy Pesticides in Central Valley Fish," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, September 23 (2007). [277 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Managing Nutrient (N & P) Water Quality Impacts in the Central Valley, CA,” [Excerpts from: Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., “Review of Management Practices for Controlling the Water Quality Impacts of Potential Pollutants in Irrigated Agriculture Stormwater Runoff and Tailwater Discharges,” California Water Institute Report TP 02-05 to California Water Resources Control Board/Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, 128 pp, California State University Fresno, Fresno, CA, December (2002)], Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (2002). [1,196 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on the Scope of the EIS/EIR for SJR Flow Restoration & Its Impact on SJR Water Quality,” Comments submitted to US Bureau of Reclamation, Sacramento, CA, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, September 18 (2007). [27 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Water Quality Issues of Irrigated Agricultural Runoff/Discharges—San Joaquin River, Central Valley, California,” Presented at Agriculture and the Environment - 2007 Conference, Central Coast Agricultural Water Quality Coalition, Monterey, CA, November (2007). [112 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Potential Water Quality Impacts of Agriculture Runoff/Discharges in the Central Valley of California,” Presented at Central Coast Agricultural Water Quality Coalition’s 2007 National Conference on Agriculture & the Environment, Monterey, CA, PowerPoint Slides, G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, November (2007). [346 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Overview—Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta Water Quality,” Presented at CA/NV AWWA Fall Conference, Sacramento, CA, PowerPoint Slides, G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October (2007). [428 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Martin, F., “This Month's Outstanding Project and Outstanding Leaders: This Month's Outstanding Project: San Joaquin Salmon Restoration and Water Quality Improvement,” Engineerogram, Sacramento Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers Newsletter, February 2 (2007). [Condensed from “Summary of Water Quality Issues in the San Joaquin River and Stockton Deep Water Ship Channel,” referenced below] [149 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Summary of Water Quality Issues in the San Joaquin River and Stockton Deep Water Ship Channel,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA. [Published in condensed form (Martin (2007) cited above) by Sacramento Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Newsletter, Engineerogram] January (2007). [184 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Nutrient-Related Water Quality Concerns in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers and Delta," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, September (2006). [60 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., “Agriculture-Related Water Quality Problems in the San Joaquin River,” Proceedings of 2006 International Conference on The Future of Agriculture: Science, Stewardship, and Sustainability, Center for Hazardous Substance Research, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (2006). [108 kb]. This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., “Agriculture-Related Water Quality Problems in the San Joaquin River,” PowerPoint slides presented at 2006 International Conference on “The Future of Agriculture: Science, Stewardship, and Sustainability,” Sacramento, CA, August 7 (2006). [506 kb]. This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "San Joaquin River Water Quality Issues,"(PowerPoint Slides) Invited Paper Presented at Great Valley Conference, "At the Tipping Point," Sacramento, CA, Sponsored by Great Valley Center, Modesto, CA, May 11 (2006) [506 kb]. This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., “Comments on Draft Demonstration Monitoring Plan for the Stockton Deep Water Ship Channel Oxygenation Device,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, April 6 (2006). [27 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., Jones-Lee, A., “San Joaquin River Water Quality Issues,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, June (2006). [579 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on ‘Draft Environmental Impact Statement Environmental Impact Report, South Delta Improvement Program’ Prepared by Bureau of Reclamation for the U .S. Department of the Interior and the Department of Water Resources for the State of California Resources Agency,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, Submitted to CA Department of Water Resources, Sacramento, CA February 5 (2006). [113 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Water Quality Issues That Could Influence Aquatic Life Resources of the Delta," Comments submitted to CALFED Science Program, Sacramento, CA, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, November 28 (2005). [597 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., "Comments on the CA State Water Resources Control Board Cease and Desist Order to Cause the US Bureau of Reclamation and CA Department of Water Resources to Control Salinity Violations in the South Delta Compliance Points," Testimony presented at CA SWRCB evidentiary hearing, Sacramento, CA, November 7 (2005). [203 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., “SJR DWSC DO WQO Violations and DWSC Flow during the Summer 2005,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, September (2005). [14 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., "June 2005 SJR DWSC Flow and DO," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, July (2005). This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Need for SJR DWSC WQO TMDL DO Target Review," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, April 8 (2005). [50 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., “Comments on DWR Response to Comments Regarding DWR’s 'Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration' for the SJR DWSC Proposed Demonstration Aeration Project,” Letter Submitted to DeltaKeeper by G. Fred Lee & Associates El Macero, CA April (2005). [45 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G., F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Need for Reliable Water Quality Monitoring/Evaluation of the Impact of SWRCB Water Rights Decisions on Water Quality in the Delta and Its Tributaries," Submitted to CA Water Resources Control Board Workshop on D-1641 Water Rights, Sacramento, CA, March 22 (2005). [68 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G., F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Need for Reliable Water Quality Monitoring/Evaluation of the Impact of SWRCB Water Rights Decisions on Water Quality in the Delta & Its Tributaries," PowerPoint Slides Submitted to CA Water Resources Control Board Workshop on D-1641 Water Rights, Sacramento, CA, March 22 (2005). [153 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., “Comments on the Draft San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel Demonstration Dissolved Oxygen Aeration Facility Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration,” Submitted to CA Department of Water Resources Sacramento, CA, March (2005). [22 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Impact of SJR & South Delta Flow Diversions on Water Quality,” PowerPoint Slides, Presentation to CA Water Resources Control Board, D1641 Water Rights Review, January 24 (2005). [562 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “SJR DWSC Flow and RRI DO for 2004,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, January (2005).[1,020 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Impact of State and Federal Delta Water Export Projects on Delta Water Quality and Aquatic Resources: Issues That Need to Be Addressed," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA October (2004) [24 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., "Comments on California Department of Water Resources July 26, 2004 News Release and Report on the Potential Impacts of Depositing Polluted Dredged Sediments on the Trapper Slough Levee," Submitted to California Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, Rancho Cordova, CA, Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, August 13 (2004). [40kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on ‘Amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins for the Control Program for Factors Contributing to the Dissolved Oxygen Impairment in the Stockton Deep Water Ship Channel Draft Final Staff Report December 13, 2004,’” Submitted to the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Region by G. Fred Lee and Associates, El Macero, CA, January 11 (2005). [4,602 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., “San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel Low DO Problem and Its Control,” PowerPoint slides presented at SETAC World Congress Portland, OR, November 2004. Updated December (2004). [4,565kb] NOTE: This is a very large file. This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., “Review of the DWR 60/40 Modeling Rule and Its Implications for Controlling the Low-DO Problem in the DWSC,” report of G. Fred Lee & Associates El Macero, CA (2004). [59kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., “Supplement to Synthesis Report on the Low-DO Problem in the SJR DWSC,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, June (2004). [101kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., “Comments on the CBDA Delta Improvements Package,” Comments submitted to California Bay-Delta Authority by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, June (2004). [464kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., “Overview of Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta Water Quality Issues,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (2004). [2,013kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., “Updated Recommended Approach for Controlling the Low-DO Problem in the SJR DWSC,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, June (2004). [26kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F.; Jones-Lee, A. and Burr, K., "Results of the August 5, 2003,Tour of the South Delta Channels," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, February (2004). [295kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F.; Jones-Lee, A. and Burr, K., "Summary of Results from the July 17, 2003, and September 17, 2003, Tours of the Central Delta Channels," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (2004). [2,396 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., “SJR DWSC Flow and RRI DO Data for 2003,” Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (2003). [4,498kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., "Suggested Approach for Defining Non-Aeration Alternatives for Managing the Low-DO Problem in the SJR DWSC," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, December (2003). [58kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Managing Oxygen Demand in the San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel," PowerPoint slides presented at the CA Lake Management Society annual conference, Sacramento, CA, November (2003). [3,966kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., "Review of 'CALFED Directed Action Proposal: Monitoring and Investigations of the San Joaquin River and Tributaries Related to Dissolved Oxygen,' Proposal Number 262DA," Comments submitted to the DeltaKeeper, Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October 28 (2003). [75kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., "Additional Studies on the Impact of City of Stockton Stormwater Runoff on Low DO in the SJR DWSC," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (2003). [1527kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., "August and September 2003 SJR DWSC Flow and DO," Report submitted to SJR DO TMDL Steering Committee, by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October (2003). This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., "Review of 2003 SJR DWSC Flow and Dissolved Oxygen Data," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, July (2003).
Lee, G. F., "Need to Change the Operation Requirements of the COE Aerator Located at the Port of Stockton near Channel Point," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (2003). [19kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., "Comments on Total Maximum Daily Load for Low Dissolved Oxygen in the San Joaquin River Developed by the CVRWQCB Staff, June 2003," Comments Submitted to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board by G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (2003). [29kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A, "Managing Excessive Algal Caused Oxygen Demand in the San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel," Proc. 7th IWA International Conference "Diffuse Pollution and Basin Management," Dublin, Ireland, August (2003). [324 kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., “Impact of San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel Watershed and South Delta Flow Manipulations on the Low-DO Problem in the Deep Water Ship Channel,” Submitted to the US Bureau of Reclamation OCAP Biological Assessment, Sacramento, CA, Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, July 10 (2003). [465kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee. G. F., "Potential Impact of Pesticides (Insecticides & Herbicides) on Low DO in the SJR DWSC and South Delta," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (2003). [20kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Issues that Need to Be Considered in Evaluating the Sources and Potential Control of TOC that Leads to THMs for Water Utilities that Use Delta Water as a Water Supply Source," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, May (2003).

Lee. G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Synthesis and Discussion of Findings on the Causes and Factors Influencing Low DO in the San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel near Stockton, CA: Including 2002 Data," Report Submitted to SJR DO TMDL Steering Committee/Technical Advisory Committee and CALFED Bay-Delta Program, G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, March (2003). [15,022kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "SJR Deep Water Ship Channel Water Not SJR Watershed Water below Columbia Cut," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (2003). Submitted for publication in the IEP Newsletter, October (2003). [50kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.
Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Summary of Findings on the Causes and Factors Influencing Low DO in the San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel near Stockton, CA," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, March (2003).
Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Update on the Understanding of the Low-DO Problem in the San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel," IEP Newsletter 16(3):12-15, Summer (2003). [362kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Managing Excessive Algal Caused Oxygen Demand in the San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel" Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, August (2003).

Lee, G. F., "Comments on Scope of South Delta EIS/EIR," submitted to Paul Marshall, Department of Water Resources and Dan Meier, US Bureau of Reclamation, Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October 30 (2002).

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "An Integrated Approach for TMDL Development for Agricultural Stormwater Runoff, Tailwater Releases, and Subsurface Drain Water," Proc. US Committee for Irrigation and Drainage conference on Helping Agriculture Adjust to TMDLs, pg. 161-172, Denver, CO, October (2002).

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "An Integrated Approach for TMDL Development for Agricultural Stormwater Runoff, Tailwater Releases, and Subsurface Drain Water," slides presented at the US Committee for Irrigation and Drainage conference on Helping Agriculture Adjust to TMDLs, Sacramento, CA, October (2002).

Lee, G. F. and Jones-Lee, A., "Issues in Controlling Oxygen Depletion in the San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel: Developing an NPS Nutrient Control Program," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October (2001). [931kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Issues in Developing the San Joaquin River, CA, DO TMDL: Balancing Point and Nonpoint Oxygen Demand/Nutrient Control," Presented at WEF and ASIWQCA Conference on TMDL Science Issues Conference, St. Louis, MO, March (2001). [1,960kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Synopsis of Issues in Developing the San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel DO TMDL," Report to SJR DO TMDL Steering Committee and the CVRWQCB, G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, August (2000). [244kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G.F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Issues in Developing the San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel DO TMDL," Report to San Joaquin River Dissolved Oxygen Total Maximum Daily Load Steering Committee and the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, Sacramento, CA, August 17 (2000). [5,000kb] This document can be viewed with Adobe Reader.

Lee, G. F., "Draft Peer Review Questions for the San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel Dissolved Oxygen TMDL," G. Fred Lee & Associated, El Macero, CA, June (2002).

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Synopsis of Issues in Developing the San Joaquin River Deep Water Ship Channel Dissolved Oxygen TMDL," IEP Newsletter, 14(1):30-35, Winter (2001).

Lee, G. F., "Nutrient Criteria Development for the San Joaquin River Watershed," letter to M. Hildebrand and SJR DO TMDL Steering Committee, G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, January 15 (2002).

Lee, G. F., "Potential Impact of Phosphorus Control on Low DO in the SJR DWSC: Supplemental Information for May 10, 2001 TAC Meeting," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, May 19 (2001).

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Issues in Developing the San Joaquin River, CA, DO TMDL: Balancing Point and Nonpoint Oxygen Demand/Nutrient Control," Proceeding WEF and ASIWQCA Conference on TMDL Science Issues Conference, St. Louis, MO, March (2001).

Lee, G. F., "Comments on the Draft Grassland Bypass Project," Submitted to M. Delamore, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and J.C. McGahan, February 24 (2001).

Lee, G. F., "City of Stockton Support of Dr. G. Fred Lee's Participation in the San Joaquin River Dissolved Oxygen TMDL Development and Implementation," G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, May 18 (2000).

Lee, G. F., "SJR TMDL Funding Needs," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, August 28 (2000).

Lee, G. F., "Information on Dissolved Oxygen Water Quality Criterion," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, August 28 (2000).

Lee, G. F., "Scope of Work for Development of a Synthesis Report Covering Initial Estimates of the Oxygen Demand Constituent Sources/Loads and Conditions that Cause Significant Dissolved Oxygen Depletion in the San Joaquin River Deep Water Channel," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October 20 (1999).

Lee, G. F., "Estimating Oxygen Demand and Algal Nutrient Loadings from SJR DWC Watershed," G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October (1999).

Lee, G. F., "Urban Stormwater Runoff Water Quality Management Issues and San Joaquin River Nutrient Control Issues," G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October 7 (1999).

Lee, G. F., "Estimating Nutrient Loads from the San Joaquin River Watershed SJR Low DO TMDL Technical Committee", G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, October 2 (1999).

Lee, G. F., "Comments on San Joaquin River Dissolved Oxygen TMDL Master Plan," G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, September 30 (1999) .

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Mechanisms of the Deoxygenation of the Hypolimnia of Lakes," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (1999).

Lee, G. F., "Comments on Definitions for the San Joaquin River Low DO Control TMDL," G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, July (1999).

Lee, G. F., and Jones-Lee, A., "Oxygen Demand of US Waterway Sediments," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA (1999).

Delta, San Joaquin River - CALFED Issues

Lee, G. F., "Comments on Definitions for the San Joaquin River Low DO Control TMDL," G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, July (1999).

Lee, G. F., "Cleanup Objectives For TMDL-Based Mercury Control Program," G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, July (1999).

Lee, G. F., "Comments on the CALFED WQTG Drinking Water Issues Report Drinking Water Quality Control Strategy," submitted to CALFED Water Quality Task Group, Sacramento, CA, July (1998).

Lee, G. F., "CALFED Water Quality Technical Group Heavy Metals Control Strategy: Heavy Metal-Caused Water Column Toxicity Control, Sediment Toxicity Control Programs," submitted to CALFED Water Quality Task Group, Sacramento, CA, July (1998).

Lee, G. F., "Comments on CALFED Programmatic EIS/EIR," letter to L. Snow, CALFED Bay-Delta Program, Sacramento, CA, June (1998).

Lee, G. F., "Comments on Delta Contaminated Sediment Issues," letter to C. Foe, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, Sacramento, CA, June (1998).

Lee, G. F., "Development of a CALFED Remediation Program for Potentially Toxic Heavy Metals," letter to P. Marshall, CALFED, Sacramento, CA, May (1998).

Lee, G. F., "Recommended Approach For Development of CALFED Funded Remediation Program To Control Heavy Metal Water Quality Use Impairments Associated With Exceedance of Quality Standards," Report of G. Fred Lee & Associates, El Macero, CA, April (1998).

Lee, G. F., "CALFED WQTG Metals," letter to P. Marshall, Water Quality Control Board, Sacramento, CA, April (1998).

Lee, G. F., "Comments on CALFED Meeting, August 1997," Submitted to R. Woodard, CALFED Bay-Delta Program, Sacramento, CA, August (1997).

Lee, G. F., "Comments on 'Summary of the Proposed California Toxics Rule' Prepared by CALFED Water Quality Program Distributed at October 1, 1997 WQTG Meeting," submitted to CALFED Water Quality Program, Sacramento, CA, November (1997).

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