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Thursday, November 17, 2022 
8:30 am – 4:30 pm EST (including a 60-min. break)


Presented by
Mark D. Jones, P.E.


Understanding Stormwater Permit Requirements and Procedures
Background and development of national and state regulations and permit requirements
Activities exempt from construction general stormwater permit requirements
Complying with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection regulations
Notice of Intent (NOI) requirements
Special conditions for sensitive waters
Review and permitting process
Implementing, monitoring and assessing PCSM Plans

Understanding and Applying the Science of Stormwater
Hydrology, soil science and drainage
Classifying storm events
Identifying consequences of storm events
Stormwater modeling

Developing Post Construction Stormwater Management (PCSM) Plans
Including required SWM design elements
Assessing building sites
Choosing best management practices (BMPs)
Planning for required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping
Obtaining plan certification Implementing SWM/PCSM plans

Choosing Appropriate Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Non-structural SWM BMPs
• Preservation of natural features and conservation design
• Reducing impervious cover
Structural SWM BMPs
• Sizing criteria
• Riparian buffers and filter strips
• Infiltration BMPs
• Rain gardens
• Green roofs
• Rain barrels/cisterns
• Proprietary practices

Operation & Maintenance of SWM BMPs
Long term O&M Permit termination

PA DEP – NPDES Chapter 102 Updates
2019 updates to the NOI
New requirements for Chapter 102
Permit NOI and modules
PCSM spreadsheet


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Professional Engineers: 6.5 PDHs

Architects: 6.5 HSW CE Hours

Landscape Architects: 6.5 HSW CE Hours

Floodplain Managers: 6.5 ASFPM CECs

International Code Council: .65 CEUs (Sitework)


Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar and webcast are open to the public and are designed to qualify for 6.5 PDHs for professional engineers, 6.5 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours for landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 LU|HSWs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES. The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved
this course for 6.5 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.

This webinar has been approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for 6.5 CECs for floodplain managers.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).


Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Principal at Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC

Mr. Jones, P.E. is president of Hartech Engineering which was founded in 2007 as a multi-discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. Bringing over 30 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions, he also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones is a licensed pilot and studied Military Civil Engineering while serving in the USAF and continues his Masters education locally through Penn State. Additionally, he is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arizona and Georgia.

AIA Info

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 ( 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: Pennsylvania Stormwater Management 2022

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the stormwater permit requirement and procedures, the application of science to stormwater, post construction stormwater management (PCSM) plans, selecting appropriate stormwater best management practices, the operation and maintenance of stormwater management practices, and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection NPDES Chapter 102 updates.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss scientific concepts of hydrology, soil science, and drainage, and they will be able to describe the consequences of storm events. Learners will be able to explain how the concepts and the effects of stormwater should be considered for site development and the need provide protection for buildings and their occupants in the event of extreme weather events.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to assist in the development of post-construction stormwater management, which includes assessing building sites, including stormwater management design elements, choosing best management practices, obtaining planning for required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify, evaluate, and choose appropriate stormwater best management practices, both structural and non-structural, including preservation of natural features, conservation design, reduction of impervious cover, riparian buffers and filter strips, rain gardens, green roofs, rain barrels and cisterns, and proprietary practices.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify and comply with federal and state stormwater permit requirements and procedures, and they will be able to reference and interpret new Pennsylvania rules on erosion and sediment control (PA DET – NPDES Chapter 102).

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Knowledge of stormwater concerns and experience with site development

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 08/24/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to 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.

Seminar Price: $319.00