Groundwater Contamination Issues

Groundwater Contamination Issues
in Southern California
Environmental and Civil Engineering X468.2 (3 units)
Enhance your knowledge of current issues regarding groundwater
contamination in Southern California!
• A review of hydrogeology and groundwater contamination issues is presented.
• The instructor and expert guest lecturers then provide an overview of drinking
groundwater issues related to the LA Basin, Orange County, and outlying areas.
• Fifteen major Superfund and other groundwater sites are then presented with a focus on
the contaminant type, remediation status, and the regulatory/liability framework.
• Two field trips provide the opportunity to observe local water treatment facilities.
The course will be of interest to groundwater/site remediation professionals, and other
environmental professionals interested in learning more about groundwater and contamination
issues in our communities.
Paul P. Parmentier, M.S., PG, CHG, REA, regional manager, Locus Technologies, has 20 years
of environmental geology experience. Parmentier has directed over 300 site investigations in the
Los Angeles and Orange County areas since 1986. He is well known as a technical advisor on
groundwater issues and remediation projects. He is a former president of the Southern California
Branch of the Groundwater Resources Association of California (GRA).
When: Tuesdays, July 10 – August 28, 6:30-9:30pm; field trips Saturdays, July 28 and
August 11, 9am-12noon; 10 meetings
Where: Room 211, UCI Learning Center, 200 S. Manchester, Orange
Another Course of Interest at the UCI Learning Center:
Environmental Sampling and Analysis
Thursdays, July 12-September 13, 6:30-9:30pm; 10 meetings
Enroll at or 949-824-5414
For more information: or 949-824-6538