Ms. Austin has more than 29 years of experience in water quality and stormwater management. She has in-depth knowledge of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting; municipal stormwater program planning and operations; and stormwater best management practice (BMP) selection, design, and maintenance. Ms. Austin has worked closely with both public and private clients on stormwater and industrial NPDES permit compliance related tasks for much of her career. She is active in stormwater planning, providing technical assistance to various clients on regulatory issues, developing and evaluating conceptual BMP plans, and assessing the significance of potential water quality and hydromodification impacts (CEQA analysis) in California. Ms. Austin has prepared Water Quality Management Plans/Technical Reports for numerous major new development and redevelopment projects in California that integrate Low Impact Development (LID) resiliency principals.