Stormwater Best Management Practices Seminar
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Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:30 – 5:00 pm
Selecting Stormwater Best Management Practices
Site topography, hydrology and soils
System sizing and design
Reducing Site Disturbance and Increasing Natural Landscaping
Benefits of natural landscaping
Choosing native species for plantings
Cost considerations and maintenance
Site criteria and product selection
Preparation and installation
Cost considerations and maintenance
Benefits and life cycle cost
Rain Barrels, Cisterns and Rain Gardens
Garden sizing and design
Filter Strips and Drainage Swales
Benefits and design considerations
Choosing appropriate vegetation
Cost considerations and maintenance
Detention Basins and Ponds
Benefits and site selection
Sizing and design
Choosing native vegetation
Stormwater Best Management Case Studies
7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
7.0 HSW CPE Hours
7.0 LA/CES HSW PDHs
7.0 ASFPM CECs
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers, 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects, and 7.0 HSW CPE hours to landscape architects in most states, including New Mexico. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in New Mexico.
This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES and LA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES information under this course listing.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers, architects and landscape architects.
The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event for 7.0 CECs.
This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity.
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, QPSWPPPPresident & CEO, Integrity Stormwater in Spring, TX
Mr. Flack has earned his designations, among select thousands in the world, as a Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Controls (CPESC) as well as his designation as a Certified Erosion, Sediment and Storm Water Inspector (CESSWI), lending his experience and training to his customers to consult them in all their stormwater needs. He has also earned his status as a Qualified Compliance Inspector of Stormwater (QCIS) and as a Qualified Preparer of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (QPSWPPP. He also earned the Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL), which is a 17.5-hour certificate program as required by Washington State for all construction stormwater management. He is a subject matter expert and lead instructor for StormwaterONE, which has established itself as the leader in stormwater management training and credentialing, the school’s mission is to provide their students with the most comprehensive and up to date training of individual stormwater permits, online or in-person.
Brad has been invited to speak in-person on storm water and erosion control issues in many locations, including California, Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Wyoming, Oregon, Colorado, Ohio and New Mexico, as well as internationally in Antigua, Guatemala, and in San Jose, Costa Rica. Furthermore, he has provided virtual online training for wide variety organizations across the country, including the Army Corps of Engineers, Maryland Stadium Authority, and more.
Additionally, he served as president and administrative vice president for the South-Central Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association. Furthermore, he directed the IECA Region 1 Education Committee: Stormwater Management Track as co-chair, which encompasses North America, South America and Europe. Brad also sat as the Region 6 Chapter President for EnviroCert International (ECI) and was a member of the Policies and Procedures Committee for ECI. He has served as the Region 7 representative for the CPESC, Inc., group as well as the technical vice-chair for the Council. He has been an IECA Mentor and served as a TCEQ EnviroMentor.
Brad has been involved with Stormwater Quality Management since 2004 where he learned about permitting, turf establishment, erosion control and detention pond maintenance and has continued to be a student of the industry throughout his career. His attention to detail and depth of knowledge about structural control devices, vegetative stabilization and best management practices are a valuable asset to his clients and students.
His wife is his high school sweetheart, and they have been married for over 20 years and have three sons. Brad has also actively served at his church and has ventured on over a dozen mission trips, from drilling for water in rural villages in Honduras to assisting in hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. Brad was the Director of Hands and Feet Honduras/Puerto Rico, a 501(c)3 organization for over eight years.
AIA Provider Statement:
HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (email@example.com or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).
This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
Course Title: Stormwater Best Management Practices
Delivery Method: Live
Course Description: This is a 7.0 hour live lecture presentation with the instructors and students together in the same room. It will be conducted in a handicap-accessible conference room with ample seating space and writing surface for all attendees. Bound written materials, authored by the faculty, will be distributed to all participants at the program. Attendance will be monitored and reported to AIA/CES. This course covers the selection of stormwater best management practices, reducing site disturbance, permeable pavers, vegetated roofs, rain barrels, cisterns, rain gardens, filter strips, drainage swales, detention basins, and ponds.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to apply, and explain the benefits of, practices that reduce site disturbance during project development and increase natural landscaping.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe the benefits and application of rain barrels, cisterns, rain gardens, filter strips, drainage swells, detention basins, and ponds as practices to manage stormwater and protect the environment.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify and describe the criteria that needs to be evaluated and considered when selecting stormwater best management practices, including site topography, hydrology, soils, and system size and design.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe the benefits, installation, and costs of permeable pavers, and they will be able to identify the benefits, life cycle costs and maintenance of vegetated roofs.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with basic stormwater management techniques.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 01/23/2021
Complaint Resolution Policy:
Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.