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8:00 – 8:30 am EDT
Morning Session
8:30 – 11:45 am EDT
11:45 am – 12:15 pm EDT
Afternoon Session
12:15 – 4:30 pm EDT

Presented by

Mr. Scott Southall, Ms. Denise O’Meara, and Mr. Chris Dent

Understanding Stormwater Permit Requirements and Procedures
Background and development of national and state regulations
and permit requirements
Activities exempt from construction general stormwater permit requirements
Complying with NPDES and Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet regulations
• Notice of intent requirements
• What the permit covers and does not cover
• Application process
• General requirements and standard conditions
• Stormwater management, dewatering and treatment
• Implementing, monitoring and assessing stormwater management plans

Understanding and Applying the Science of Stormwater
Hydrology, soil science and drainage
Identifying consequences of storm events
Stormwater modeling
Runoff reduction, routing and storage
Infiltration and percolation

Choosing Appropriate Storm Water Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Stormwater management planning
Sizing criteria
Green infrastructure practices
• Preservation of natural features and conservation design
• Reducing impervious cover
Green management techniques
• Conservation of natural areas
• Riparian buffers and filter strips
• Vegetated swales
• Disconnected runoff
• Stream daylighting
• Rain gardens
• Green roofs
• Stormwater planters
• Rain barrels/cisterns
• Porous pavement
• Proprietary practices

Developing Stormwater Management Plans
Including required elements
Assessing building sites
Choosing best management practices (BMPs)
Planning for required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping
Obtaining plan certification
Implementing plans

Developing Plans for Inspection,
Monitoring, Maintenance and Recordkeeping
Understanding the science and terminology of stormwater management
and monitoring
Implementing monitoring plans
Reviewing stormwater BMP case studies

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Professional Engineers
7.0 PDHs

7.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA    (AIA credits only available for attending live webinar)
7.0 LU|HSW

Landscape Architects
7.0 HSW CE Hours

LA CES    (LA CES credits only available for attending live Webinar.)
7.0 HSW PDHs

International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Sitework)

Floodplain Managers

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers
and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in
all states. It offers 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to
landscape architects in all states, except Florida, New Jersey,
and 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), North Carolina (S-0130), and
North Dakota. 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 and New Jersey 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 7.0 LU|HSW
(Sponsor No. J885).

The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System
has approved this course for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Only full
participation is reportable to the LA CES.

The International Code Council has approved this course for
.7 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider
No. 1232).


Chris Dent

Professional Engineer at SynTerra Corp
Mr. Dent, PE, has almost 20 years of engineering experience in both the public and private sectors. His experience includes almost 20 years of project management for a wide variety of projects consisting of stormwater, green infrastructure and low impact development, sanitary sewers, land development, infill and redevelopment, utility relocations, grading, transportation, and grant administration. Mr. Dent currently works for SynTerra Corporation, and he has also worked for other private firms. He has also worked in the public sector for the City of Lexington in their stormwater section

Denise O'Meara RLA. LEED. AP. ASLA

Landscape Architect at Earthcycle Design
Ms. O’Meara, RLA, LEED AP, ASLA, has extensive project experience in a variety of sectors, including general master planning, strategic planning, parks and recreational design for municipal and state government entities, K-12 and post-secondary educational institution and hospital master planning and site design, nature-based learning and play environments, and sustainable stormwater management. She brought the concept of sustainable building and site design through LEED accreditation early on to her firm. As a teacher and mentor, she has sought to give clients and up-and-coming designers a knowledge base and affinity for designing in a manner responsive to natural systems. Ms. O’Meara has a deep understanding that conservation of green space is a requirement for stormwater management, which is made possible through sustainable planning for livability within our population centers. She has written educational and informative articles and guides about the processes of land protection, and she has researched and put into practice those BMPs and conservation tools which benefit sustainability and resiliency.

Scott Southall RLA. LEED. AP BD+C. ASLA. AICP

Principal at Earthcycle Design
Mr. Southall, RLA, LEED AP BD+C, ASLA, AICP, is a principal with Earthcycle Design, LLC, a landscape architecture, urban planning and community resilience design firm, based in Lexington, Kentucky. He is a professional landscape architect in Kentucky and Ohio, a LEED accredited professional BD+C with the US Green Building Council (USGBC), and a certified planner with the American Planning Association. Mr. Southall has over 25 years of professional experience in planning, design and project management. He has applied his sustainability design experience on a multitude of projects ranging in magnitude and complexity including: urban and site design for institute and community facilities with an emphasis on education and public outreach pertaining to green infrastructure (GI), low impact development (LID) and sustainable sites. Mr. Southall has presented on an assortment of sustainable practices and topics at statewide, regional and national conferences. In 2008, he shared the State of Kentucky Governor’s Award for Environmental Leadership. In 2009, he received an Environmental Commission Award from Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government for his environmental outreach and sustainable design efforts in Lexington. Mr. Southall graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture. Currently, he serves as one of 12 Sustainable Champions for American Planning Association (APA), serves on the steering committee of Empower Lexington (a climate action plan to reduce CO2), and serves as treasurer for LFUCG’s Environmental Commission. In March 2017, Mr. Southall completed a three-day Climate Reality Leadership Corps training to become a Climate Reality Leader and served as Mentor in October, 2017. He is a past chapter president and Trustee of Kentucky ASLA, past Board of Directors member for Southeast Stormwater Association (SeSWA), and Market Leadership Advisory Board (MLAB) member for USGBC Kentucky. Mr. Southall is a member of American Society of Landscape Architects and the American Planning Association.

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: Kentucky Stormwater Management 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This seven-hour live lecture presentation examines stormwater permit requirements and procedures, the science of stormwater, evaluating stormwater best management practices, developing stormwater pollution prevention plans, and the inspection, monitoring, maintenance and recordkeeping of stormwater management practices

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to comply with National Pollution Discharge Elimination System requirements for obtaining stormwater permits for new construction.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify the consequences of storm events and use stormwater models to predict runoff and routing.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to choose stormwater best management practices, including conservation of natural areas, riparian buffers, vegetated swales, rain gardens, cisterns and porous pavement.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe the contents of stormwater pollution prevention plans, including best management practices and plans for required inspection, maintenance and record keeping.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with site development and inspection and an awareness of stormwater runoff issues

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date:  03/08/2024

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.

Webinar Price: $289.00