Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements and Practices
Thursday, March 12, 2020, 12:30 – 2:00 PM CDT

   Background on sediment and pollution control

   Environmental Protection Agency regulations

   State erosion and sediment control regulations

   Standards and specifications

   Permitting, approval and enforcement


Selection of Erosion Control Practices and Best Practices

Thursday, March 19, 2020, 12:30 – 2:00 PM CDT


   Soil science

   Causes of erosion and sedimentation

   Practices that minimize site disturbance

   Preservation of native vegetation

   Selecting appropriate practices for disturbed areas on the construction site

   Erosion and sediment control best practices

      • Non-structural controls – temporary and permanent seeding, sodding 
       and mulching, geotextiles

      • Stream and bank stabilization

      • Structural controls


Small Channels, Control Measure Estimatingand Pollution Prevention Plans

Thursday, March 26, 2020, 12:30 – 2:00 PM CDT


   Channel lining options

   Control measure estimating and calculation

      • Estimates of erosion rates and sediment transport modeling

      • Geotextiles

      • Rip rap

   Developing stormwater pollution prevention plans

      • Permitting requirements

      • Permitting authorization

      • Permitting closeout and notice of termination


Stormwater Management Inspection, Maintenance and Case Studies

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 12:30 – 2:00 PM CDT

   BMP monitoring and record keeping

   Permitting obligations

   Case Studies in Erosion, Sediment Control and Stormwater Permitting

      • Erosion controL

      • Permitting near hazardous waste

      • Land subdivision

      • Industrial and utility facilities

      • Streambanks

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All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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     6.0 PDHs

     6.0 HSW CE Hours


Landscape Architects
     6.0 HSW CE Hours

     6.0 HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     6.0 ASFPM CECs

Continuing Education Credit Information

These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for engineer, architect and/or landscape architect continuing education credit in most states. Course participants need to be aware of any state continuing education restrictions/limitations on online learning. See each webinar listing for offered credits.

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 a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers, architects and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2)) and §79-1.5(i)(2).

The Erosion and Sediment Control series and the HEC-HMS series webinars have been approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for the indicated CECs.

Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz following the end ofeach webinar, and earned LUs (AIA/CES) and PDHs (LA/CES) will be reported by HalfMoon Education Inc.


Shoots Veis P.E.

Mr. Shoots Veis is an experienced and engaging public speaker, having given hundreds of public presentations at professional conferences, college courses, public meetings, TEDx and service clubs.  He served a five-year term on the Billings, Montana city council, where he took an interest in getting presenters to engage with the audience.  Mr. Veis spent several years appearing as an actor in dozens of productions at Billings Studio Theatre and hosts the Your County, Your City and Your Schools programs on Community 7 Television.

There are 4 Courses in This Seminar