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12:00 – 1:00 pm EDT
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1:00 – 4:30 pm EDT


Presented by
Caroline M. Kilmer

Understanding NYS DEC Construction Stormwater
Permit GP-0-20-001 Requirements
Permit and coverage limitations
Obtaining permit coverage
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) requirements
Inspection and maintenance requirements
Notice of Termination (NOT)

Overview of NYS DEC SPDES Draft General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) Permit No. GP-0-22-002

Green Infrastructure (GI) Overview
Water quality benefits
Concepts and practices
Uniformed stormwater sizing criteria

Green Infrastructure Planning Practices and Techniques
Preservation of natural features and conservation design
i.e. Open space design, preservation of buffers etc.
Planning practices for reduction of impervious cover
i.e. Roadway, driveway and parking reduction etc.
Techniques for runoff reduction by area and volume Including, rain gardens, rain barrels, porous       pavement, stormwater planters etc.

Challenges to GI Implementation and Examples of GI Projects
Maintenance, municipal codes etc.
Examples of green infrastructure projects


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Professional Engineers
6.5 PDHs

6.5 HSW CE Hours

Landscape Architects
6.5 HSW CE Hours

International Code Council
.65 CEUs (Sitework)

Floodplain Managers


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers, 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to licensed architects, and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to landscape architects in New York.

Engineers, architects, and landscape architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this webinar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

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) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 LU|HSWs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

This webinar has been approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for 6.5 CECs for floodplain managers.

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


Caroline M. Kilmer

Caroline M. Kilmer is a stormwater consultant with over 15 years of experience in stormwater management and water quality issues. She is a certified professional in erosion and sediment control (CPESC), stormwater quality (CPSWQ) and municipal stormwater management (CPMSM). She is the former executive director of the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District and also worked as an environmental specialist for the Maryland Department of the Environment. She received her B.A. degree in Biology from SUNY Oswego and her M.S degree in Biology from Illinois State University. Ms. Kilmer is also the current chairperson of the Water Education Collaborative (WEC). Her work currently focuses on providing education and technical assistance on the implementation of green infrastructure.

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: New York Stormwater Management and Green Infrastructure: Permits, Practices and Implementation

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This 6.5-hour course provides design professionals with New York State permit requirements, an overview of green infrastructure, specific information about green infrastructure techniques and practices, and examples of successful green infrastructure.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to understand the requirements of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Stormwater Permit GP-0-20-001 and discuss the new draft GP-0-22-002 MS4 (Municipal Storm Sewer System) permit.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain the concepts and practices of green infrastructure (GI) as well as the water quality benefits and sizing criteria.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to preserve natural features through conservation design. This includes open space design and the preservation of buffers.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to utilize techniques for runoff reduction, including rain gardens, rain barrels, porous pavement, and stormwater planters.

Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with municipal codes, perform the proper maintenance, and review examples of green infrastructure projects.

Learning Objective 6:
Learners will be able to develop plans and practices for the reduction of impervious covers such as roadways, driveways, and sidewalks.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with stormwater runoff issues

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 06/07/2025

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.