Contact CTMRD Program Staff
We welcome your interest and input. Share your ideas, questions, or comments in person, through e-mail, or give us a call. Please contact us if you are interested in scheduling a meeting on the CTMRD program for your group. We are available to meet with community and private groups to provide information on the CTMRD program and how it relates to the central Truckee Meadows groundwater system.
Central Truckee Meadows Remediation District Program
1001 E. 9th Street, Building C, Room 130
Reno, NV 89520
Main line: (775) 954-4600 (Monday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Fax: (775) 954-4610
For questions regarding the remediation amount found on your Washoe County Tax bill, please contact your water purveyor. For general questions regarding the CTMRD program, please contact Brian Bass at BBass@washoecounty.gov. For any other questions or to request information, please contact our Washoe311 customer service center by dialing 3-1-1 from any phone, 775-328-2003, by email at Washoe311@WashoeCounty.gov, or go online. Washoe311 is your resident-dedicated service center. With a deeply-researched knowledge database, staff can answer your questions and connect you with the right person for the service you need.
BRIAN BASS, SENIOR HYDROGEOLOGIST
Brian joined Washoe County and the CTMRD program in 2014. He holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree, both in Environmental Engineering from Montana Tech. Brian is a licensed Professional Engineer in Nevada and Montana, a LEED Accredited Professional, and a Certified Environmental Manager in Nevada. Prior to joining Washoe County, Brian’s work in the private sector involved groundwater characterization, remediation, and monitoring projects, as well as environmental site assessments and regulatory compliance projects. He is also experienced in construction management and renewable energy and energy conservation.
SCOTT BECHARD, SENIOR HYDROGEOLOGIST
Scott joined Washoe County’s CTMRD program in February 2020. He has worked as a Hydrogeologist for 25 years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, a Masters of Science degree in Hydrogeology, is a Registered Professional Geologist, and has a career that covers both the private and government sectors in the investigation and remediation of impacted soil/groundwater. Scott has inspected numerous small water systems for compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act. His experience also includes 10 years developing/supporting geothermal power projects in Nevada. Scott is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys spending time with his family and rescue dog.
Contact Scott by email or at 775.954.4642.
RICK ERDMAN, HYDROGEOLOGIST
Rick has worked for Washoe County in the CSD/CTMRD program for over 6 years. His responsibilities at CTMRD include groundwater sampling and testing, well network maintenance, and equipment/instrument maintenance and calibration. Rick earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from Sonoma State University. He has worked in the environmental field on large well sampling projects for over 20 years. Before joining the CTMRD team, he worked in the private sector for geotechnical consulting companies performing construction inspection and borehole lithology. His hobbies include music and camping.
Rick can be contacted by email or at 775.954.4638.
BONNIE WELLER, TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS DEVELOPER II
Bonnie joined Washoe County and the CTMRD program in February 2020. Bonnie is a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst accumulating over 20 years of GIS knowledge while working in the federal, state, and county government sectors. She has extensive experience performing GIS operations using Esri ArcGIS Products and Microsoft Office suite to design, develop, deploy, and analyze geospatial data. She is also proficient in Visual Basic, Python, and SQL scripting. Bonnie has two amazing children, two devoted dogs, and one awesome husband.
Bonnie can be contacted at 775.954.4633 or by e-mail.