Jim has extensive experience in natural resources and watershed management, including working with water quality and sediment issues and regulations. His technical expertise is in evaluating physical, chemical, and biological effects in aquatic environments.

Jim also has experience summarizing and interpreting existing water quality data, developing and implementing sampling and analysis plans to meet project goals, monitoring compliance with quality assurance objectives, modeling pollutant loads, evaluating project impacts, and providing solutions to meet permit requirements. He has specific experience assisting municipal and industrial dischargers with meeting a variety of NPDES permit conditions, including monitoring water, sediment and aquatic biota.