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Wednesday, July 21, 2021
10:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
Dr. Stephen J. Souza, Owner of Clean Waters Consulting, LLC, New Jersey
What naturalization is and why it is important
Stormwater detention and additional benefits
Changing the size and shape of the basin
Changes to the inlet and outflow
Improving basin soils and plants
Promoting diffusion and infiltration
Planning for regular maintenance
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2.0 HSW CE Hours
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Dr. Stephen J. Souza
Owner of Clean Waters Consulting, LLC, New Jersey
Dr. Souza is the founding partner of Princeton Hydro, LLC. From its inception in 1998 through 2018, he served as president of Princeton Hydro, retiring from the company in 2019. Over the past 35 years he has dedicated his career to the management and restoration of aquatic ecosystems, in particular lakes, ponds and reservoirs. Dr. Souza received his B.S. degree in 1974 from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, his M.S. in 1976 from Rutgers University, and his Ph.D. in 1981 from the University of Connecticut. He has served over the past 25 years as an instructor and course coordinator for the Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education, developing and implementing multiple short courses focused on the management and restoration of aquatic ecosystems. Dr. Souza is also an adjunct professor at Temple University (Ambler Campus), teaching a graduate studies course in the Department of Landscape and Horticulture (Tyler School of Art and Agriculture). He also conducts a professional continuing education course focusing on green infrastructure stormwater management for CPES through Montclair State University.
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Course Title: How to Naturalize an Existing Stormwater Detention/Retention Basin
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the principles amd practice of transforming traditional dry-bottom basins into naturalized basins that improve water quality and provide a host of environmental benefits.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the principles of naturalization of stormwater detention and retention basins and explain why it is important.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe how to change the size and shape of detention basins as part of the naturalization effort, and they will be able to explain what benefits this may produce.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to describe how to change inlet and outflow of detention basins as part of the naturalization effort, and they will be able to explain what benefits this may produce.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe how to improve basin soils and select native plantings can promote diffusion and infiltration of stormwater.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with site development and earthwork efforts
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 05/04/2024
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