Low Impact Development
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Introduction to Low Impact Development
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT
Conventional development concepts and stormwater management philosophy
Adverse impacts associated with conventional development and stormwater practices
What LID is and is not
Effectiveness of LID in addressing water quality and runoff volumes
Bioretention System Design
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT
The importance of soils in the design of bioretention systems
The importance of understanding groundwater in the design of bioretention systems
What soil tests are required for the design of bioretention systems
Designing bioretention systems for various soil types and slope conditions
Designing for storms greater than the water quality event
Applying LID Concepts to Residential Development
Thursday, May 12, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT
What are Environmental Site Design Strategies (ESD)
Why are they important in the design of residential projects
Applying ESD to projects
The benefits of implementing ESD in creating sustainable designs
Low Impact Development Design Case Studies
Thursday, May 12, 2016, 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT
Actual projects implementing LID strategies
The process of applying LID strategies to residential and commercial developments
The design process for LID across different types of development
The design computations necessary for a successful project
Actual design implementation in the field
4.0 HSW Contact Hours
(AIA: 4.0 HSW LUs)
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Steven D. Trinkaus, PEPrincipal at Trinkaus Engineering, LLC, in Southbury, CT
Mr. Trinkaus is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of low impact development (LID), having presented at many American Society of Civil Engineers/Environmental & Water Resource Institute (ASCE/EWRI) international conferences and many other regional conferences and workshops on LID and water quality issues. He was an invited speaker by the Water Resources Agency in Taichung, Taiwan, to present a 12-hour workshop on LID in December of 2011. He has been an invited presenter and consultant multiple times on storm water and LID in China and South Korea since 2013. He has designed LID retrofits in Zhenjiang, China. He was reviewed and edited LID reports by Pusan National University and Land & Housing Institute in South Korea. Mr. Trinkaus has written LID Design Manuals for the Towns of Tolland, Plainville, Harwinton, Morris, and East Granby, Connecticut. He has designed many types of LID treatment systems for a variety of residential and commercial applications. Mr. Trinkaus is primary author of the EWRI Filter Strip/Bioswales Task Committee. 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. Mr. Trinkaus has more than 39 years of experience in the land development field and more than 19 years of experience designing low impact development treatment systems and ten years writing LID regulations and design manuals.