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Thursday, December 15, 2022
8:30 am – 5:00 pm EST (incl. a 60 min break)


Presented By:
Jessica J.O. King
Scott N. Mortimer

Understanding Stormwater Permit Requirements and Procedures

Background and development of national and state regulations and permit requirements:
-Federal Clean Water Act and South Carolina Stormwater Management and Sediment Reduction Act
Activities exempt from construction general stormwater permit requirements
Complying with NPDES and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control regulations
-Notice of intent requirements
-What the permit covers and does not cover
-Application process
-General requirements and standard conditions
-Implementing, monitoring and assessing stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPPs

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

Choosing Appropriate Storm Water Best Management Practices (BMPs)
-Stormwater management planning
-Sizing criteria
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 Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
Including required elements
Assessing building sites
Choosing best management practices (BMPs)
Planning for required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping
Obtaining plan certification
Implementing SWPPPs

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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Professional Engineers:
7.0 PDHs

7.0 HSW CE Hours

Landscape Architects:
7.0 HSW CE Hours

International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Sitework)

Floodplain Managers:



Jessica J.O. King

Jessica J.O. King  Attorney, Williams Mullen
Jessie King focuses her practice on environmental legal issues. A former chief attorney for the Environmental Quality Control Division of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), she has substantial experience helping companies and individuals obtain environmental permits, respond to notices of violation and environmental lawsuits, understand regulatory requirements, perform due diligence and negotiate business transactions. Jessie’s experience spans regulatory, litigation and transactional matters. She has worked with clients – including manufacturers, landfill owners, miners, farmers, developers, landlords, tenants and banks – on matters such as permitting, enforcement, compliance, Brownfields redevelopment, lending, foreclosure and bankruptcy. Her experience over the last 25 years spans matters affecting land, air and water including solid waste, hazardous waste, emerging contaminants, Superfund sites, air emissions permitting, discharge, stormwater and wastewater permitting, wetlands, underground and aboveground storage tank registration and permitting, and hazardous and toxic substance reporting.Jessie has been recognized as a leading environmental attorney by Chambers USA (2017-present), named among Columbia Business Monthly’s ”Legal Elite” (2013-present) and listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Environmental Law and Litigation – Environmental (2018-present). In The Best Lawyers in America©, she was named the Columbia “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Environmental (2020, 2022).An active professional and community volunteer, Jessie is a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbia and has served on the board of the Columbia Development Corporation for almost 10 years. She currently serves as president of the Carolinas Air Pollution Control Association (CAPCA) and was a founding board member of the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) – Midlands chapter. In addition, Jessie is currently an active member of the South Carolina Aggregates Association (SCAA), the South Carolina Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) – Palmetto Chapter, the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA), the North Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (NCMA) and the National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) – Southeast Chapter. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina and her Bachelor of Arts from Roanoke College. 

Scott N. Mortimer

Scott N. Mortimer Senior Project Manager, Aegis Environmental
Scott Mortimer has more than 25 years of experience in the environmental services industry in both private and federal markets. Responsibilities include project management, project QA/QC, compliance, and reporting, cost estimating, scheduling and planning. He has assisted clients in obtaining local land disturbance permits, construction general stormwater permits, and industrial stormwater general permits for numerous industry sectors including: power generation (solar, gas transmission, and coal combustion residuals); wood and timber products; concrete and gypsum products; chemical manufacturing; paper manufacturing; food and kindred products; and landfills. Through this permitting and compliance support, he has prepared countless Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) and guided his clients through associated permit-required inspections, monitoring and reporting. His projects have ranged from disturbances of less than 1 acre for minor site/equipment modifications, to having site-wide E&S monitoring responsibilities for a 6,500 acre solar power project under construction. He has a working knowledge of Federal, applicable state, local, and DOT regulations concerning all aspects of project implementation, compliance, permitting, and disposal issues. He routinely conducts environmental compliance training through the various media: water, waste, oil, etc.

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: South Carolina Stormwater Management 2022

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines stormwater permit requirements and procedures, the science of stormwater, evaluating stormwater best management practices, developing stormwater pollution prevention plans, and the inspection, monitoring, maintenance and recordkeeping of stormwater management practices.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to comply with the Federal Clean Water Act, the South Carolina Stormwater Management and Sediment Reduction Act, National Pollution Discharge Elimination System requirements and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control regulations.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to engage in stormwater modeling, understand the importance of hydrology, soil science and drainage, and identify consequences of storm events and strategies for runoff reduction, routing, storage, infiltration and percolation.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to describe the contents of stormwater pollution prevention plans, including best management practices and plans for required inspection, maintenance and record keeping.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to select the appropriate green infrastructure practices and techniques, including detention/retention ponds, filter strips, vegetated swales, green roofs, rain gardens, cisterns, pervious pavement, etc.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with site development and inspection and an awareness of stormwater runoff issues

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 

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USB MP4/PDF Price: $329.00


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