Stormwater Best Management Practices
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Thursday, February 23, 2023
9:00 am – 5:00 pm CST
Selecting Stormwater Best Management Practices
- Site topography, hydrology and soils
- System sizing and design
- System performance
- Selection criteria
Reducing Site Disturbance and Increasing Natural Landscaping
- Benefits of natural landscaping
- Choosing native species for plantings
- Cost considerations and maintenance
- Site criteria and product selection
- Preparation and installation
- Cost considerations and maintenance
- Benefits and life cycle cost
- Extensive roofs
- Intensive roofs
Rain Barrels, Cisterns and Rain Gardens
- Stormwater collection
- Water storage
- Garden sizing and design
- Cost considerations
Filter Strips and Drainage Swales
- Benefits and design considerations
- Choosing appropriate vegetation
- Cost considerations and maintenance
Detention Basins and Ponds
- Benefits and site selection
- Sizing and design
- Choosing native vegetation
- Maintenance considerations
Stormwater Best Management Case Studies
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 HSW PDHs*
International Code Council
0.7 CEUs (Sitework)**
7.0 ASFPM CECs**
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 7.0 PDHs for professional engineers, 7.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 7.0 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 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 7.0 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 7.0 HSW PDHs.* Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232).**
This webinar has been approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for 7.0 CECs for floodplain managers.**
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*On-demand approval available upon request.
**Not approved for on-demand format.
Brad Flack, QPSWPPP+, QCIS+, CPESC, CESSWI, QSM, CESCLPresident & CEO at Integrity Stormwater
Brad Flack has earned his designations, among select thousands in the world, as a Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Controls (CPESC) as well as his designation as a Certified Erosion, Sediment and Storm Water Inspector (CESSWI), lending his experience and training to his customers to consult them in all their storm water needs. He has also earned his status as a Qualified Compliance Inspector of Stormwater (QCIS), which is a 14-hour certificate program that comprises five (5) courses and corresponding exams, and as a Qualified Preparer of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (QPSWPPP), which is a 20.5-hour certificate program comprised of six (6) online courses and corresponding exams. He also Carrie the Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL), which is a 17.5-hour certificate program as required by Washington State for all construction stormwater management He is a Subject Matter Expert and Lead Instructor for StormwaterONE, which has established itself as the leader in stormwater management training and credentialing, the school’s mission is to provide their students with the most comprehensive and up to date training of individual stormwater permits, online or in-person.
Brad has been invited to speak in-person on storm water and erosion control issues in San Diego, CA; Austin, TX; Nashville, TN; San Antonio, TX; New Orleans, LA; Fort Worth, TX; Casper, WY; Bella Vista, AR; Houston, TX ; Portland, OR; Corpus Christi, TX; Denver, CO; Little Rock, AR; New Braunfels, TX; Wichita, KS; San Marcos, TX; Sandusky, OH; Dallas, TX; Minneapolis, MN; Albuquerque, NM and College Station, TX as well as internationally in Antigua, Guatemala and in San Jose, Costa Rica. Furthermore, he has provided virtual online training for wide variety organizations across the country, including the Army Corps of Engineers, Maryland Stadium Authority, and more.
Additionally, he served as President and Administrative Vice President for the South-Central Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association. Furthermore, he directed the IECA Region 1 Education Committee: Stormwater Management Track as Co-Chair, which encompasses North America, South America & Europe. Brad also sat as the Region 6 Chapter President for EnviroCert International (ECI) and was a member of the Policies and Procedures Committee for ECI. He has served as the Region 7 Representative for the CPESC, Inc group as well as the Technical Vice-Chair for the Council. He has been an IECA Mentor and served as a TCEQ EnviroMentor.
Brad has been involved with Stormwater Quality Management since 2004 where he learned about permitting, turf establishment, erosion control and detention pond maintenance and has continued to be a student of the industry throughout his career. His attention to detail and depth of knowledge about structural control devices, vegetative stabilization and best management practices are a valuable asset to his clients and students.
His wife is his high school sweetheart, and they have been married for over 20 years and have 3 sons. Brad has also actively served at his church and has ventured on over a dozen mission trips, from drilling for water in rural villages in Honduras to assisting in hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. Brad was the Director of Hands and Feet Honduras/Puerto Rico, a 501(c)3 organization for over 8 years.
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Course Title: Stormwater Best Management Practices
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the benefits of reducing site disturbances and increasing natural landscaping on development sites and stormwater practices, including permeable pavers, vegetated roofs, rain barrels, cisterns, rain gardens, filter strips, and ponds.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the environmental and stormwater management benefits of reducing site disturbances during construction and increasing natural landscaping.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able describe the function and installation process of permeable pavers, filter strips and drainage swales.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able describe the function and installation process of vegetated roofs, rain barrel, cisterns, and rain gardens, detention basins and ponds.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to assess site topography, hydrology, and soils to determine stormwater system sizing and design, and selection of best management practices.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with stormwater issues and landscaping
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 12/08/2025
Complaint Resolution Policy:
Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.