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Friday, April 19, 2024
9:00 – 4:00 pm CDT


Presented by: Dr. Mehran Mazari

Science of Hydrology and Water Infiltration into Soil

  • Water resources: groundwater and surface water
  • The water cycle
  • Water infiltration into soils
  • Allowing and promoting water infiltration

Impervious Surfaces in the Built Environment

  • Environmental effects of paved surfaces
  • Looking at the problems on macro- and micro- scales
  • Making changes, one surface at a time

Using Porous Asphalt

  • Characteristics of the material
  • Costs and benefits, lifecycle cost
  • Applications for porous asphalt
  • Specifying
  • Installing and maintaining

Using Porous Concrete

  • Characteristics of the material
  • Costs and benefits, lifecycle cost
  • Applications for porous asphalt
  • Specifying
  • Installing and maintaining

Using Permeable Block Configurations

  • Characteristics of the material
  • Costs and benefits, lifecycle cost
  • Applications for porous asphalt
  • Specifying
  • Installing and maintaining

Additional Considerations

  • Compliance with building codes
  • Treatment under sustainable building standards
  • Financial incentives


Webinar Instructions

All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers
6.0 PDHs

6.0 HSW CE Hours

Landscape Architects
6.0 HSW CE Hours

International Code Council
.6 CEUs (Sitework)


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs for professional engineers, 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider License No: CEA362), 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 6.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

6.0 HSW LUs (AIA)


Dr. Mehran Mazari, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at California State University Los Angeles

Dr. Mehran Mazari, is an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Cal State Los Angeles, specializing in transportation infrastructure and pavement materials. He is the program manager of the Sikand Center for Sustainable and Intelligent Infrastructures (SITI-Center) and founder of the Sustainable Infrastructure Materials Research Lab (SIM-Lab) at Cal State LA. His research interests include sustainable and resilient transportation infrastructure and transportation infrastructure materials. He is a member of technical committees at the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Science and Engineering, and he is co-chair of the LTPP subcommittee of the Highway Pavement Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Dr. Mazari has published more than 70 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. He has been actively involved in several national and state research projects, including the National Highway Cooperative Research Program (NCHRP) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

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: Permeable Pavements: Applications, Design and Installation

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This six-hour course examines the applications, design, and installation of permeable pavements. The course will focus on exploring the environmental impacts of paved surfaces as well as the characteristics, cost/benefit analysis, and the installation and maintenance of each type of permeable material. Compliance with building code and sustainable building standards will also be addressed.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to examine the water cycle, explain the benefits of water infiltration, and identify opportunities to promote water infiltration.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe the environmental effects of paved surfaces and identify environmental issues associated with impervious surfaces.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to define characteristics of various porous asphalt and concrete, the associated costs, and effective installation and maintenance.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to examine compliance with building codes and understand the treatment of material under sustainable standards.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with site planning and familiarity with stormwater runoff issues

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 02/05/2027

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.