Description

Choose the way you want to learn!

This program will be presented simultaneously live, in-person and live online!
There is also the Self Study options. (see below)

Agenda

Registration
8:00 – 8:30 am CDT
Morning Session
8:30 am – 12:30 pm CDT
Lunch (on your own)
12:30 – 1:30 pm CDT
Afternoon Session

1:30 – 5:00 pm CDT

 

Presented by
Brad Flack, CPESC, CESSWI, QCIS

Selecting Stormwater Best Management Practices
Site topography, hydrology and soils
System sizing and design
System performance
Selection criteria

Reducing Site Disturbance and Increasing Natural Landscaping
Benefits of natural landscaping
Choosing native species for plantings
Cost considerations and maintenance

Permeable Pavers
Site criteria and product selection
Preparation and installation
Cost considerations and maintenance
Vegetated Roofs
Benefits and life cycle cost
Extensive roofs
Intensive roofs
Maintenance
Rain Barrels, Cisterns and Rain Gardens
Stormwater collection
Water storage
Reuse
Garden sizing and design
Cost considerations

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
Maintenance considerations

Stormwater Best Management Case Studies

 

COVID Health Considerations: In accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only those who are fully vaccinated should gather indoors without masks. Those not yet fully vaccinated should continue social distancing and wearing facemasks indoors. Please review CDC guidance for recent developments.

 

Credits

Professional Engineers
7.0 PDHs

Architects
7.0 HSW CE Hours,
including 1.0 hour in
Sustainable Design

AIA    (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0  LU|HSW

Landscape Architects
7.0 HSW CE Hours,
including 1.0 hour in
Sustainable Design

LA CES    (LA CES credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0  HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
7.0 ASFPM CECs

International Code Council
Pending

 

Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and
7.0 HSW CEPHs/continuing education hours, including 1.0 hour in sustainable design, to
architects and landscape architects in Texas. Educators and courses are not subject to
pre-approval in Texas.

The American Institute of Architects has approved this event for 7.0 HSW Learning Units
(Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for
7.0 HSW PDHs. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES and LA CES.
Engineers, architects and landscape architects seeking continuing education credit in
other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer
to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

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

The International Code Council has approved HalfMoon Education as a continuing
education sponsor (Preferred Provider No. 1232). Approval for this course is pending in
the specialty area of Sitework.

Visit this course listing at www.halfmoonseminars.org for updates on pending credit.

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.

Speakers

Brad Flack CPESC. CESSWI. QSM. QCIS. QPSWPPP

President & CEO of Integrity Stormwater
Mr. Flack has earned his designation, among select thousands in the world, as a certified professional in erosion and sediment control (CPESC) as well as his designation as a certified erosion, sediment and stormwater inspector (CESSWI) and a course instructor, lending his experience and training to his customers for all of their stormwater needs. Furthermore he is among the select few who are qualified compliance inspectors of stormwater (QCIS). He has served as the president and the administrative vice president of the South Central Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). Mr. Flack was the Region 6 president for EnviroCert International and has served as the Region 7 representative for CPESC, Inc. He was technical vice-chair for the CPESC Council, and he is on the Education Committee: Stormwater Management Track for the International Erosion Control Association Region 1 which encompasses North America, South America and Europe, where he has served as chair. Mr. Flack was awarded Young Professional of the Year for 2014 by the IECA Region 1 and is also an IECA Mentor. He also served as a member of the Policies and Procedures Committee and the Certified Professional in Industrial Stormwater Management Committee for EnviroCert International. He is an EnviroMentor for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) as well as a member of the TCEQ Houston Area Small Business Advisory Council. Mr. Flack has been involved with stormwater management since 2004, when he learned about permitting, turf establishment, erosion control and detention pond maintenance. He has since continued to learn and develop his stormwater knowledge and skills and is now a speaker at many conferences sharing his expertise across the US and internationally. He is married to his high school sweetheart and they have three boys. He works both locally and internationally on humanitarian projects and in missionary service.

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 (cesupport@aia.org 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 Online

Course Description: This course examines the benefits of reducing site disturbances and increasing natural landscaping on development sites and stormwater practices, including permeable pavers, vegetated roofs, rain barrels, cisterns, rain gardens, filter strips, and ponds.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the environmental and stormwater management benefits of reducing site disturbances during construction and increasing natural landscaping.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able describe the function and installation process of permeable pavers, filter strips and drainage swales.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able describe the function and installation process of vegetated roofs, rain barrel, cisterns, and rain gardens, detention basins and ponds.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to assess site topography, hydrology, and soils to determine stormwater system sizing and design, and selection of best management practices.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                            LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with stormwater issues and landscaping

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 02/02/2024

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.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.

Seminar Price: $289.00

COVID Health Considerations:

In accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only those who are fully vaccinated should gather indoors without masks. Those not yet fully vaccinated should continue social distancing and wearing facemasks indoors. Please review CDC guidance for recent developments.