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Brad Flack, CPESC, CESSWI, QSM, QCIS, QPSWPP
Stormwater behavior before regulatory requirements
NPDES and state stormwater management requirements
Benefits of infiltrating stormwater
• Reduced stormwater volume and peak flow
• Improved stormwater quality
Soil and Water Science
Types of soils
Impact of water on soils
Movement of water through soils
Creating and using infiltration surfaces
Selecting soils, plants and other materials
Tips on Maximizing Infiltration
Getting buy-in from contractors
Acceptable wetness of soils and surfaces
Effects of construction equipment
Improving Infiltration with Low Impact Development Techniques
Bio-retention cells (rain gardens)
Vegetated filter strips
Stormwater retention and reuse
Stormwater Infiltration Case Studies
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
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LA CES Pending
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.65 CEUs (Sitework)
6.5 ASFPM CECs
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Brad Flack CPESC. CESSWI. QCIS
Brad Flack, CPESC, CESSWI, QCIS 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 3 boys. He works both locally and internationally on humanitarian projects and in missionary service.
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Course Title: Effective Stormwater Infiltration
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This 6.5-hour course, built on a foundational understanding of water and soil science, provides design professionals with the knowledge and information needed to facilitate, improve, and maximize stormwater infiltration effectively. The course also discusses the use of Low Impact Development techniques and examines numerous case studies.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to understand the science and benefits of stormwater infiltration, such as reduced stormwater volume and peak flow and improved stormwater quality, as well as NPDES and state stormwater management requirements.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to understand soil and water science, including the types of soils, soil characteristics, impact of water on soils, and how water moves through soils.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to define and measure stormwater infiltration, utilize infiltration surfaces, and select appropriate soils, plants and materials.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to improve infiltration with Low Impact Development techniques, including bio-retention cells, pervious pavements, vegetated filter strips, wetlands and reuse.
Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to analyze stormwater infiltration case studies to determine appropriate and effective techniques.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with stormwater issues and stormwater management objectives
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 06/22/2025
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