Presenter: Pamela Lung, P.E., CFM, Senior Civil Engineer, City of Livermore
The City of Livermore completed their development of the City Stream Maintenance Program (SMP) in 2016 and received permits for the program from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Regional Water Quality Control Board in 2016 and from the U.S Army Corps in consultation with the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service in 2017 just in time to repair damage from the 2017 storms. The city applied to CalOES and FEMA for public disaster assistance funding and received authorization concurrently with the debris removal, emergency protective measures and permanent repair work for the 20 sites damaged by the 2017 storms. The City initially submitted 14 maintenance projects and later added 20 storm repair projects to the 2017 Notification. All of this work including $1.1 million in storm repair work was completed in 2017. Learn how the City and assisting agencies have learned many lessons while successfully implementing the trail repair and maintenance projects.
About the Presenter:
Pamela Lung is a Senior Civil Engineer and Floodplain Manager for the City of Livermore. She has worked for the City of Livermore for over 20 years and has over 30 years of public agency experience in engineering design, hydraulic analysis, land development, flood control, water quality and environmental permitting. At the City of Livermore Pam manages capital and development project design and review and serves as the City’s Floodplain Manager and FEMA CRS coordinator. She helped form and implements the Living Arroyos Program and Adopt a Creek Spot Program and serves as a City liaison to the Alameda County Clean Water Program and Bay Area Flood Protection Agency Association. More recently Pam led the City’s effort to develop and implement the City’s Stream Maintenance Program. She also applied for and received FEMA public assistance and hazard mitigation grant funding to repair over $5 million of damages to the City’s public infrastructure resulting from the 2017 storms. Pam holds an undergraduate and graduate degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Water Resources and is licensed in California as a Civil Engineer. She is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Floodplain Management Association and American State Floodplain Managers Association and is certified as a Floodplain Manager and a Qualified SWPPP Practitioner and Designer (QSO/QSD). Pam enjoys running and hiking with her husband, her son and his fiancé and looks forward to devoting more time to her family, church and travelling in the near future.