Erosion and Sediment Control
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Day One: Tuesday, June 14, 2022
9:00 am – 1:00 pm CDT (including a 30-min. break)
Day Two: Thursday, June 16, 2022
9:00 am – 1:00 pm CDT (including a 30-min. break)
Agenda Day One
Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements
The Clean Water Act of 1972
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements
Standards and specifications
Permitting, approval and requirements
Goals for and the Selection of Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
Causes of erosion and sedimentation
Minimizing site disturbance
Preserving native vegetation
The importance of buffer zones
Sediment Control Best Management Practices
Concentrated flow protection
Stormwater inlet protection
Flocculants and Jobsite Sediment Control
Preparing Jobsites for Winter Shutdown
Agenda Day Two
Erosion Control Best Management Practices – Vegetation Establishment
Erosion control blankets
Turf reinforcement mats
Streambank and Shoreline Protection – Bioengineering and More
Coir fiber rolls and mats
Rock vanes/cross vanes
Drainage and Ground Stabilization Best Management Practices
Concentrated flow drainage
Operations and Maintenance Planning
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
7.0 HSW CE Hours
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Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers, 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to licensed architects, and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
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Peter Hanrahan CPESC
Peter M. Hanrahan, CPESC Principal at Hanrahan Environmental LLC
Mr. Hanrahan is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, and has more than 44 years of industry experience. He has made presentations nationally and in Canada, Taiwan and the Dominican Republic for many organizations, including the International Erosion Control Association, Land Improvement Contractors of America, the Geotechnical Fabrics Institute, and the American Water Works Association.
Mr. Hanrahan’s articles have been published in many magazines, including Erosion Control, Land & Water, Geosynthetics, and Landscape Architect & Specifier News.
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Course Title: Erosion and Sediment Control
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This seven-hour live course examines the goals, requirements, and practices of erosion and sediment control. The course investigates the causes of erosion and sedimentation, demonstrates how to minimize site disturbance, explores strategies to control erosion and sedimentation including the use of vegetation and other non-structural tools, discusses flocculants and how to prepare job sites for winter shutdowns, streambank and shoreline protection, and operations and maintenance planning.
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 sedimentation through practices such as perimeter protection, concentrated flow protection, dewatering, stormwater inlet protection, sediment trapping and temporary diversions.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with federal Environmental Protection Agency erosion and sediment control requirements and regulations.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to control erosion with the use of best practices, including seeding, mulching, turf reinforcement, hydromulches, cellular confinement, and porous pavements.
Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to establish practices to protect streambanks from erosion and be able to explain how to stabilize them.
Learning Objective 6:
Learners will be able to utilize drainage and ground stabilization practices and plan for operations and maintenance.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with site development and earthwork
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 04/21/2025
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