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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
8:30 am – 4:15 pm EST (including 40-min. of breaks)
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Introduction – Managing Stormwater Runoff in New Jersey
Presented by S. Souza
NJDEP’s increased emphasis of the role of green infrastructure
in the state-wide management of stormwater problems
Recent Advancements in New Jersey Stormwater Regulations
Presented by K. Perry
Requirements and procedures
Available tools to promote green infrastructure
Stormwater management solutions
Presented by L. Craig
A technique for stormwater management, flood management
and ecological restoration
Presented by S. Souza
From small lot to regional applications and examples
Data Collection Needs for the Proper Design, Construction and
Operation of Infiltration Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Presented by C. Emerson
Factors that control the effectiveness, performance and
longevity of infiltration BMPs
Preparing a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)
Presented by B. Friedlich
Documentation that identifies the potential sources
of stormwater pollution
Putting a SWPPP into action
The Proper Maintenance of Green Infrastructure BMPs
Presented by S. Souza
Inspection and monitoring, specialized maintenance needs,
recordkeeping and reporting
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7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
New Jersey pending
7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs
7.0 ASFPM CECs
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Sitework)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 7.0 CPC credits/
PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing
education hours to architects licensed in New Jersey.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education
provider for New Jersey engineers (Approval No.
This webinar has been approved by the American Institute
of Architects Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW
Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance is
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qualify for New Jersey architects.
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Board of Architects for approval of this course for landscape
architects, which is pending. The Landscape Architect
Continuing Education System has approved this course for
7.0 HSW PDHs.
The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved
this webinar for 7.0 CECs for certified floodplain managers.
The International Code Council has approved this event for
.7 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants
who complete this event, respond to prompts and earn a
passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation
(multiple attempts allowed).
Dr. Laura Craig PHD.
Dr. Laura Craig, PHD Princeton Hydro LLC, New Jersey
Dr. Laura “LC” Craig is an aquatic ecologist and restoration practitioner with more than ten years
of experience working in river conservation both as the chief scientist at a national environmental
nonprofit and as a restoration practitioner. She is a big picture thinker with extensive experience
in science communication, strategic planning, metrics and evaluation, project and budget
management, policy, fundraising, and public engagement. Her specific areas of scientific expertise
are aquatic ecology, river restoration theory and practice (especially dam removal), nutrient
dynamics, and climate adaptation. Dr. Craig also has a keen interest in improving how we manage
existing and emerging threats to rivers. She earned a B.S. degree in Biology from Susquehanna
University and a PhD degree in Aquatic Ecology from University of Maryland-College Park.
Dr. Clay H. Emerson PHD
Dr. Clay H. Emerson, PHD, PE, CFM Princeton Hydro LLC, New Jersey
Dr. Emerson’s areas of expertise include hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, stormwater
management and infiltration, non-point source pollution, watershed modeling, groundwater
hydrology/modeling, and water quality and quantity monitoring at both the individual site and
watershed scales. His academic and professional experience includes a substantial amount of
critical overlap between the engineering and environmental science/ecology disciplines which is
central to many of the innovative projects at Princeton Hydro. He is a Practice Area Lead at Princeton Hydro and has specific expertise in the field of stormwater infiltration and has conducted extensive research on the performance of stormwater systems. Dr. Emerson routinely gives presentations and continuing education seminars on topics related to stormwater management and is also an adjunct professor.
Mr. Friedlich has nearly ten years of private consulting experience in civil and environmental engineering disciplines. His expertise includes water resources, stormwater management, environmental permitting, stream restoration and wastewater treatment. He has worked on many residential, commercial and municipal projects that incorporate state-of-the-art stormwater facilities, such as bioretention facilities, constructed wetlands, wet ponds, infiltration basins, porous pavement, and vegetated filter strips. These designs often utilize distributed natural treatment processes that can be incorporated into an overall low-impact development (LID) site design. Mr. Friedlich has also developed and implemented watershed restoration plans that have received funding through the federal 319(h) program. The watershed restoration plans utilize both stormwater management and in-stream restoration techniques to improve the water quality of downstream surface waters. Mr. Friedlich is a professional engineer in the State of New Jersey, as well as a LEED Green Associate; he earned his B.S. degree in Environmental Engineering from Tufts University and his M.Eng. degree in Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Friedlich is currently a project manager at Kleinfelder.
Kandyce Perry Director of Stormwater New Jersey Future
Ms. Perry directs New Jersey Future’s programs to improve stormwater management, including the
Mainstreaming Green Infrastructure program, aimed at moving green stormwater infrastructure
practices into the mainstream and projects to cultivate the use of stormwater utilities. Prior
to joining New Jersey Future, she worked on brownfield redevelopment at the City of Camden
Redevelopment Agency. Ms. Perry holds a master’s degree in Environmental Studies with a
concentration in Environmental Policy from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. degree in
Environmental Science from Spelman College. She is a graduate of the Environmental Leadership
Program and currently participates in the DiverseForce on Boards program at the University of
Dr. Stephen J. Souza
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: New Jersey Stormwater Management 2021
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines managing stormwater runoff in New Jersey, stream daylighting, bioretention/green infrastructure stormwater management, infiltration best management practices, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans, and maintenance of green infrastructure BMPs.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to describe the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s emphasis of green infrastructure to manage stormwater problems, and they will be able to identify strategies to promote green infrastructure.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain how stream daylighting techniques can be employed for stormwater management, flood management, and ecological restoration
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain how bioretention/green infrastructure stormwater management practices can produce positive effects for the environment, and they will be identify factors that control the effectiveness, performance and longevity of infiltration BMPs.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to assist with creating Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans, and they will be able to establish maintenance plans to evaluate green infrastructure BMP.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with stormwater management practices
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 11/19/2023
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