Montana Stormwater Management 2022
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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
11:00 am – 2:15 pm MDT (incl. a 15-min break)
Thursday, May 26, 2022
11:00 am – 3:15 pm MDT (incl. a 15-min break)
Shoots Veis, PE
Agenda Day One
Understanding Stormwater Permit Requirements and Procedures
Background and development of national and state regulations and permit requirements
• Federal Clean Water Act and Montana stormwater rules
Activities exempt from construction general stormwater permit requirements
Complying with NPDES and Montana Department of Environmental Quality requirements
• Notice of intent requirements
• What the permit covers and does not cover
• Application process
• General requirements and standard conditions
• 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
Agenda Day Two
Choosing Appropriate Storm Water Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Stormwater management planning
Green infrastructure practices
• Preservation of natural features and conservation design
• Reducing impervious cover
Green management techniques
• Conservation of natural areas
• Detention/retention ponds
• Riparian buffers and filter strips
• Vegetated swales
• Disconnected runoff
• Stream daylighting
• Rain gardens
• Green roofs
• Stormwater planters
• Rain barrels/cisterns
• Pervious pavement
Developing Stormwater Pollution Management Plans
Including required elements
Assessing building sites
Choosing best management practices (BMPs)
Planning for required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping
Obtaining plan certification
Implementing stormwater 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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7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs
7.0 ASFPM CECs
International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Sitework)
Continuing Education Credit Information
Montana Stormwater Management 2022
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
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Shoots Veis P.E.
Mr. Shoots Veis is an experienced and engaging public speaker, having given hundreds of public presentations at professional conferences, college courses, public meetings, TEDx and service clubs. He served a five-year term on the Billings, Montana city council, where he took an interest in getting presenters to engage with the audience. Mr. Veis spent several years appearing as an actor in dozens of productions at Billings Studio Theatre and hosts the Your County, Your City and Your Schools programs on Community 7 Television.
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Course Title: Montana Stormwater Management 2022
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines stormwater permit requirements and procedures, the science of stormwater, stormwater best management practices, stormwater pollution prevention plans, and plans for inspecting, monitoring, maintaining and record keeping of stormwater management efforts.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with national and state stormwater regulations and permit requirements, and they will be able to determine which construction projects they apply to.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to apply the science of stormwater to identify the consequences of storm events and form strategies to reduce runoff, route and store stormwater and encourage infiltration and percolation.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to assist in stormwater management planning that includes green infrastructure practices and techniques.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to aid in the development of stormwater pollution management plans by assessing building sites, choosing best management practices, and planning for required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping of stormwater management efforts.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: An awareness of the environmental concerns of stormwater runoff
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date:
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