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Thursday, September 9, 2021
9:00 am – 4:00 pm CDT (incl. a 30-min break)


Presented by:

Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements and Goals
Environmental Protection Agency regulations
Practices that minimize site disturbance
Preservation of native vegetation
Selecting appropriate practices for disturbed areas on the construction site

Erosion and Sediment Control Best Practices Part I
Temporary and permanent seeding, sodding and mulching
Use of geotextiles
Chemical soil stabilization
Establishment of buffer zones
Stream bank erosion protection
Bank stabilization and repair

Erosion and Sediment Control Best Practices Part II
Earthen dikes
Drainage swales
Pipe drains
Subsurface drains
Silt fences
Check dams

Sediment Traps and Sediment Basins
Calculating flow rates and capacity
Designing and sizing
Maintenance plans

Overview of Erosion and Sediment Control Resources
Soils research and analysis
Watershed identification
Impaired water bodies and TMDL acknowledgements



Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers:
6.0 PDHs

6.0 HSW CE Hours

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

Landscape Architects:
6.0 HSW CE Hours

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

Floodplain Managers:


Continuing Education Credit Information

Erosion and Sediment Control
This webinar offers 6.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing
education hours to architects in all states. It offers 6.0 HSW continuing education hours
to landscape architects in most states. HalfMoon Education is not seeking landscape
architect approval in Florida, New Jersey, or North Carolina.

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, architects
and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects
Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2)
and §79-1.5(i)(2)). Courses approved by the AIA/CES qualify for Florida architects. Other
states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

This course has been approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing
Education System for 6.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885) and The Landscape Architecture
Continuing Education System for 6.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to
the AIA/CES or LA CES.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event for 6.0 CECs for
Certified Floodplain Managers.

Course completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete the
webinar in its entirety, and earn a score of 80% on the quiz that follows the instruction
(multiple attempts allowed).



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.

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: Erosion and Sediment Control

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This is a 6.0 hour live lecture presentation covering erosion and sediment control requirements and practices, goals and selection of erosion and sediment control practices, non-structural and structural erosion and sediment control practices, stream bank stabilization, and sediment traps and basins.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to utilize practices that minimize project site disturbances that cause erosion and preserve native vegetation.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to control erosion and control sedimentation on construction sites with structural best practices, including earthen dikes, pipe drains, silt fences, check dams, drainage swales, subsurface drains, and berms.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with federal Environmental Protection Agency and state erosion, sediment control, and stormwater management requirements.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to control site disturbances with the use of non-structural best practices, including temporary and permanent seeding, sodding, mulching use of geotextiles, chemical soil stabilization, and buffer zones.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: None

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 20/22/2021

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.