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      Department of Public Works Bureau of Sanitation

Shahram Kharaghani, PhD, PE

Stormwater Program Manager for the City of Los Angeles. Mr. Kharaghani is also responsible for the City’s compliance with the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit. His duties include managing a $28 million program within nine City bureaus and departments and also overseeing the implementation of five stormwater model programs in the areas of:

Illicit Connection/Discharge

Public Agency
Planning & Engineering
Public Education

Morad Sedrak, Senior Civil Engineer

Responsibilities include developing and implementing strategic plans to ensure that the City is in compliance with the Total Maximum Daily Load’s (TMDL) requirements, and coordinating with the Bureau of Engineering the implementation of the Stormwater Capital Improvement Program. Oversees and directs the activities of the Planning and Engineering and TMDL Implementation groups.

Michael Mullin

Designs and oversees studies that produce technical data needed for identifying and controlling various pollutants that enter the storm drain system; works with other municipalities, scientific organizations and environmental groups on monitoring issues that benefit the City’s interests. Oversees the Enforcement/Inspection, Public Education and Pollution Assessment Sections.

Robert Vega

Directs the activities of the Permit Compliance Group, which is responsible for ensuring that the City and its agencies comply with existing stormwater regulations and NPDES mandated activities, and the Standard Urban Stormwater Mitigation Program (SUSMP) Group, which is responsible for ensuring that stormwater mitigation measures are implemented for all new development and redevelopment occurring in the City.

Administration | Enforcement-Inspection | Engineering | Pollution Assessment | Public Education-Graphics Support