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Friday, October 21, 2022
9:30 am – 5:00 pm EDT


Presented by
Daryl Norris

Stormwater Management System Objectives and Design Considerations in the Southeastern U.S.
Regulations addressing stormwater quality and management
• Clean Water Act
Site assessment
Preparing stormwater pollution prevention plans
• Stormwater goals
• Design considerations

Choosing Storage System Types: Detention Basins
Stormwater routing, sizing, design criteria
Water quality, public safety
Inlets, outlets, forebays, spillways

Choosing Storage System Types: Retention Basins
Stormwater routing, sizing, design criteria
Water quality, public safety
Inlets, forebays, spillways

Choosing Storage System Types: Infiltration Basins
Stormwater routing, sizing, design criteria
Enabling and promoting infiltration

Sustainable Best Practices in Stormwater Detention/Retention
Naturalizing detention/retention basins
Small detention areas vs. large detention area
Rain gardens
Water reuse options
Recharging groundwater table
Retrofitting existing systems and basins

Maintenance, Repair and Improvement of Existing Stormwater Basins
Recommended and required maintenance for stormwater basins
Handling common repairs and improvements


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Professional Engineers:
6.5 PDHs

6.5 HSW CE Hours

Landscape Architects:
6.5 HSW CE Hours

Floodplain Managers:

International Code Council:
.65 CEUs (Building)


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.5 PDHs for professional engineers, 6.5 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 6.5 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 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.

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

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

Visit this course listing at for updates on pending credits.

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)


Daryl Norris

Civil Engineer, City of Greenville, NC

Mr. Norris is a civil engineer for the City of Greenville, North Carolina, specializing in stormwater engineering, and he is the owner of Norris Environmental Engineering, PLLC. He is a professional engineer, a certified floodplain manager, a certified professional in stormwater quality, and a certified professional in low impact development. Prior to working for the City of Greenville, Mr. Norris worked with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and the North Carolina Division of Water Quality. He was also the environmental specialist and floodplain administrator for the City of Wilson. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Fish and Wildlife Management and a master’s degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, both from North Carolina State University.

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: Stormwater Basins: Design, Construction and Maintenance

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: The primary goal of this course is to provide assistance to design professionals in designing, constructing and maintaining the appropriate stormwater storage system for their needs. The course begins by identifying stormwater regulations and discussing stormwater pollution prevention plans. Then each type of storage system is discussed in detail: detention basins, retention basins, and infiltration basins. Sustainable best practices in stormwater detention/retention are also covered. The course concludes with the maintenance, repair and improvement of existing stormwater basins.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify and review stormwater regulations and be able assist with preparing stormwater pollution prevention plans.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to select the appropriate detention or retention basins by considering stormwater routing, sizing, design criteria, water quality, public safety and the necessary inlets, outlets, forebays and spillways.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify and describe stormwater sustainable best practices, including rain gardens, naturalizing basins, and water reuse.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify the recommended and required maintenance for stormwater basins and review strategies for handling common repairs and improvements.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with site development and stormwater management

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 08/22/2025

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

USB MP4/PDF Price: $329.00