Registration:                    8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:00 – 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:00 – 5:00 pm

Texas Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements and Practices

   Environmental Protection Agency regulations

   State specific requirements

      • Requirements, applicability and exclusions

      • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan requirements

Goals and Selection of Erosion and Sediment Control Practices

   Practices that minimize site disturbance

   Preservation of native vegetation

   Selecting appropriate practices for disturbed areason the construction site

Non-Structural Erosion and Sediment Control Best Practices

   Temporary and permanent seeding, sodding and mulching

   Use of geotextiles

   Chemical soil stabilization

   Establishment of buffer zones

Stream and Bank Stabilization

   Stream bank erosion protection

   Bank stabilization and repair

Structural Erosion and Sediment Control Practices

   Earthen dikes

   Drainage swales

   Pipe drains

   Subsurface drains

   Silt fences


   Check dams

Sediment Traps and Sediment Basins

   Calculating flow rates and capacity

   Designing and sizing

   Maintenance plans


Architects & Landscape Architects

7.0 HSW CEPHs/Contact Hours
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers

7.0 PDHsCertified

Floodplain Managers

7.0 CECs


Non-Mandatory Cont. Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public. It offers architects and landscape architects 7.0 HSW contact hours (TX CEPHs) and professional engineers 7.0 PDHs, and Texas certified floodplain managers 7.0 CECs. Educators and courses for Texas architects, landscape architects and engineers are not subject to preapproval.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885), the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW PDHs, and the Association of State Floodplain Managers for 7.0 CECs. Courses approved by the ASFPM qualify for Texas floodplain managers.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

This course offers a non-mandatory continuing education opportunity to contractors. It has not been approved by any state licensing entity for contractors.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.



Brad Flack, CPESC, CESSWI, QSM, QCIS, QPSWPPP President & CEO of Integrity Stormwater Mr. Flack has earned his designation, among select thousands in the world, as a certified professional in erosion and sediment control (CPESC) as well as his designation as a certified erosion, sediment and stormwater inspector (CESSWI) and a course instructor, lending his experience and training to his customers for all of their stormwater needs. Furthermore he is among the select few who are Qualified Compliance Inspectors of Stormwater (QCIS). He has served as the president and the administrative vice president of the South Central Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). Mr. Flack was the Region 6 President for EnviroCert International and has served as the Region 7 representative for CPESC, Inc. He was technical vice-chair for the CPESC Council, and he is on the Education Committee: Stormwater Management Track for the International Erosion Control Association Region 1 which encompasses North America, South America and Europe, where he has served as chair. Mr. Flack was awarded Young Professional of the Year for 2014 by the IECA Region 1 and is also an IECA Mentor. He also served as a member of the Policies and Procedures Committee and the Certified Professional in Industrial Stormwater Management Committee for EnviroCert International. He is an EnviroMentor for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) as well as a member of the TCEQ Houston Area Small Business Advisory Council. Mr. Flack has been involved with stormwater management since 2004, when he learned about permitting, turf establishment, erosion control and detention pond maintenance. He has since continued to learn and develop his stormwater knowledge and skills and is now a speaker at many conferences sharing his expertise across the US and internationally. He is married to his high school sweetheart and they have 3 boys. He works both locally and internationally on humanitarian projects and in missionary service.