Introduction to Low Impact Development and Bioretention System Design
Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT

   Conventional development concepts and storm water management  

    Adverse impacts associated with conventional development and storm
      water practices 

    What is LID? 

    What development and storm water issues can LID address? 

   How does LID address water quality and runoff volumes 

   Designing bioretention systems: What do you need to know and why is
      it important? 

   What site investigation is needed for the design of bioretention 

   Designing bioretention systems

   Construction and maintenance requirements for bioretention systems 

   Designing bioretention systems for storms greater than the water  
      quality event 

LID Residential Development and Case Studies
Thursday, May 21, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CD

   Assessment and evaluation of natural resources 

   Environmental Site Design strategies (ESD) 

   Applying ESD to projects 

   The benefits of implementing ESD in creating sustainable designs 

   Actual projects implementing LID strategies 

   Applying LID strategies to residential and commercial developments 

   LID design concepts for different types of development 

   Design computations necessary for a successful project 

   LID case studies  


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Architects – AIA
     4.0 HSW CE Hours 
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     4.0 PDHs

Landscape Architects – LA/CES
     4.0 HSW CE Hours 
     4.0 HSW PDHs

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Steven Trinkaus, PE

Principal at Trinkaus Engineering, LLC, in Southbury, CT

Mr. Trinkaus is an internationally recognized expert in the field of low impact development, having presented at many ASCE/EWRI international conferences and many other regional conferences and workshops on LID and water quality issues. He has been an invited presenter and consultant in Taiwan, China, and South Korea. He has also presented on Sustainable Stormwater at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Mr. Trinkaus has written LID design manuals for the Towns of Tolland, Plainville, Harwinton, East Granby, and Morris, Connecticut. He has designed many types of LID treatment systems for a variety of residential and commercial applications. Mr. Trinkaus is chair of the EWRI LID Guidance Document Task Committee and primary author of the Committee’s national guidance document on adopting LID standards. Mr. Trinkaus is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut and Maryland. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management in 1980 from the University of New Hampshire. He has more than 38 years of experience in the land development field, more than 19 years of experience designing low impact development treatment systems, and six years of experience writing LID regulations and design manuals.

There are 2 Courses in This Seminar

LID Residential Development and Case Studies

LID Residential Development and Case Studies

May 21, 2020 Webinar Steven Trinkaus