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Suzanne Pargee

Senior Professional

Suzanne Pargee is a water quality specialist with over 15 years of experience including ecotoxicological studies, review and development of water quality criteria for protection of aquatic life, assisting with NPDES permit review and permit applications, habitat assessments, aquatic life surveys, analysis of data and report preparation. One of Suzanne’s primary areas of focus is the development of aquatic life criteria for Clean Water Act compliance, this includes the development and updating of toxicity databases, criteria derivation and modification and conducting studies to determine site-specific criteria using EPA approved methodology. She previously served as the GEI Aquatic Laboratory Director for over 10 years and has extensive experience with nutrient analysis methods, whole effluent toxicity testing and is familiar with EPA, ASTM and Standard Method protocols.

Suzanne earned her Master of Science degree in Environmental Science at the University of Colorado Denver. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Oceanography at Humboldt State University.

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Denver, Colorado


  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Member
  • Water Environment Federation, Member
  • Colorado Water Congress, Water Quality Committee Member
  • GEI Sustainability Committee Member