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Regional Design Technical Team

Regional Design Technical Team

The California NRCS Design Regional Technical Team (RTT) has specific responsibility to provide technical assistance to NRCS staffs in California, Hawaii, Nevada and the Pacific Basin. In addition, the staff provides peer reviews, and other guidance and expertise to other NRCS staffs as needed. The Design RTT Staff has considerable experience in the use of the Emergency Watershed protection Program (EWP) to help NRCS staff and local sponsors reduce threats to life and property left after natural disaster events.

Design Team Staff
Contact Information Responsibilities
James R. Chapman, P.E.
Design Staff Leader
(530) 792-5612
Jim.Chapman@ca.usda.gov
Hydrologic Design
Stream Mechanics
Soil Mechanics
Construction
 
Dan Toan, P.E.
Civil Engineer
(530) 792-5615
Dan.Toan@ca..usda.gov
Surveying
Computer Assisted Design
Drafting
Carlos Velasquez, P.E.
Civil Engineer
(530) 792-5618
Carlos.Velasquez@ca.usda.gov
Hydrology
Hydraulic Design
Stream Mechanics
Surveying
Computer Assisted Design
Drafting
Teresa M. Velasquez
Civil Engineer
(530) 792-5613
Teresa.Velasquez@ca..usda.gov
Structural Analysis
Concrete Design Evaluation