Erosion and Sediment Control
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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
9:00 am – 1:00 pm CDT
Friday, September 9, 2022
9:00 am – 1:00 pm CDT
Peter M. Hanrahan
Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements
The Clean Water Act of 1972
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements
Standards and Specifications
Permitting, Approval & 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
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|HSWs
7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs
International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Sitework)
7.0 ASFPM CECs
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 7.0 PDHs for professional engineers, 7.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours for
landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
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Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).
Peter Hanrahan Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, and has more than 43 years of industry experience. In addition to presentations in Canada, Taiwan and the Dominican Republic, Peter has also presented at the national level for many organizations, including the International Erosion Control Association.
Land Improvement Contractors of America, the Geotechnical Fabrics Institute, the National Working Waterfront Network, and the American Water Works Association.
His articles have been published in many magazines, including Erosion Control, Land & Water, Geosynthetics, and Landscape Architect & Specifier News.
He has produced webinars for the International Erosion Control Association, the International Association of Hydroseeding Professionals, the New York State Society of Professional Engineers, and Forester University.
He has also served as a guest lecturer at the University of Mississippi, Ohio Northern University, University of New England, and Vermont Technical College.
Peter has also been active in industry organizations. He was National President of the International Management Council in 1991-92, and also served four terms as President of the Northeast Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association. He is also a member of the Senior Advisory Committee of Envirocert.
Mr. Hanrahan has developed and delivered training events throughout his career. From 2008 to the present, he has organized coastal erosion control training events up and down the New England Coast, with multiple seminars in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Event co-sponsors for these events have included the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Maine Sea Grant, the Rhode Island Coastal Management Council, the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center, Connecticut College and Connecticut Sea Grant.
He has also assisted with the development of erosion control standards with the Illinois Tollway Authority, and the State Departments of Transportation in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois.
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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, hydro mulches, 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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Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.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.