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Thursday, March 10, 2022
8:30 – 11:55 am EST (incl. a 10-min break)
Friday, March 11, 2022
8:30 – 11:55 am EST (incl. a 10-min break)
Mark D. Jones, P.E.
Agenda Day One
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 Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection regulations
Notice of Intent (NOI) requirements
Special conditions for sensitive waters
Review and permitting process
Implementing, monitoring and assessing PCSM Plans
Understanding and Applying the Science of Stormwater
Hydrology, soil science and drainage
Classifying storm events
Identifying consequences of storm events
Developing Post Construction Stormwater Management (PCSM) Plans
Including required SWM design elements
Assessing building sites
Choosing best management practices (BMPs)
Planning for required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping
Obtaining plan certification
Implementing SWM / PCSM Plans
Agenda Day Two
Choosing Appropriate Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Non-structural SWM BMPs
• Preservation of natural features and conservation design
• Reducing impervious cover
Structural SWM BMPs
• Sizing criteria
• Riparian buffers and filter strips
• Infiltration BMPs
• Rain gardens
• Green roofs
• Rain barrels/cisterns
• Proprietary practices
Operation and Maintenance of SWM BMPs
Long term O&M
PA DEP – NPDES Chapter 102 Updates
2019 updates to the NOI
New requirements for Chapter 102
Permit NOI and modules
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
AIA: (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
6.5 HSW CE Hours
LA CES: (LA CES credits only available for attending live Webinar)
6.5 ASFPM CECs
International Code Council:
.65 CEUs (Sitework)
Continuing Education Credit Information
Pennsylvania Stormwater Best Management Practices 2022
This webinar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers, and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and landscape architects licensed in Pennsylvania. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Pennsylvania.
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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).
Mark D. Jones P.E.
Principal, Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC
Mr. Jones, P.E. is president of Hartech Engineering which was founded in 2007 as a multi-discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. Bringing over 30 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions, he also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones is a licensed pilot and studied Military Civil Engineering while serving in the USAF and continues his Masters education locally through Penn State. Additionally, he is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arizona and Georgia.
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Course Title: Pennsylvania Stormwater Best Management Practices 2022
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines stormwater permit requirements and procedures, stormwater science and consequences of storm events, post construction stormwater management plans, best management practices, operation and maintenance of stormwater BMPs, and updates to Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection stormwater construction requirements.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to comply with federal and state stormwater permit requirements and procedures to protect water quality from construction activities.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to discuss the science of stormwater and describe the consequences of storm events.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify and select appropriate stormwater best management practices (BMPs) and distinguish between non-structural and structural BMPs.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain and comply with updates to Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection NPDES Chapter 102 regarding Notices of Intent.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with construction practices and building code interpretation and compliance.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 01/07/2025
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