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Dave Melmer

Senior Environmental Technician

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Dave Melmer has three decades of experience collecting and analyzing biological and water-chemistry samples from lakes, rivers, streams, and stormwater-treatment-facility discharges. He makes field determinations of pH, temperature, dissolved oxygen, and specific conductance levels. Dave has quantitatively and qualitatively sampled periphyton, zooplankton, and macroinvertebrates and has qualitatively sampled macrophytes and fish. His work includes performing lake water-quality monitoring and sample collection; gathering sediment cores from rivers, lakes, and holding ponds; conducting macroinvertebrate surveys and electro-fish surveys; and assisting with wetland delineation projects concerning wetland protection and permitting.


(952) 832-2687


BS, Biology, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600
Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-2277