Solutions for Progress 

More on Dr. Ellen Preece's Work with Microcystins

April 25, 2016

Dr. Ellen Preece of RBI made headlines on the Washington State University website with her work on microcystins relative to human fish consumption.

RBI Presents at EPA Region 10 Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs) Workshop

April 11, 2016

RBI's Dr. Ellen Preece presented at the EPA Region 10 Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs) workshop in Seattle, WA, March 29-30th.

The RBI family is growing again!

November 28, 2015

The RBI family welcomes its newest member! Congratulations to Kindel and Paul Bedore on the recent birth of their new daughter, Amy Ann Bedore!

RBI Presents at 8th Symposium on Harmful Algae in the U.S.

November 25, 2015

RBI was represented at the 8th Symposium on Harmful Algae in the U.S. November 15-19, 2015 by Dr. Ellen Preece who gave both a platform presentation and a poster.

Detection of Freshwater Mussels with Environmental DNA (eDNA)

October 5, 2015

RBI is conducting a pilot study to evaluate the use of environmental DNA (eDNA) for determining the presence or absence of freshwater mussels in Central Valley waters. This study is being conducted on behalf of the Central Valley Clean Water Association to address application of the USEPA’s 2013 ammonia criteria to Central Valley POTWs.

RBI presents new research at the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

August 31, 2015

RBI presented new research at the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting August 16-20, 2015. New staff member, Dr. Ellen Preece presented research from her paper newly published in the journal of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety.

RBI Welcomes Two New Members to the RBI Team!

July 15, 2015

RBI is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to the RBI team! We welcome, a Limnologist, Dr. Ellen Preece and an Environmental Engineer, Cyle Moon.

RBI to Present at WateReuse California Annual Conference March 15-17, 2015

February 11, 2015

RBI to present in Los Angeles at the WateReuse California Annual Conference March 15-17, 2015. This is the premier statewide conference devoted to sustaining supplies through water recycling.

RBI to Conduct Ammonia Study

September 3, 2014

RBI was contracted by the Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) to lead the implementation of the “Phase I Freshwater Mussel Collaborative Study for Wastewater Treatment Plants.”

RBI Selected for Recycled Water Study

July 22, 2014

RBI has been selected by the City of Brentwood to prepare the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Recycled Water Project.