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Thursday, March 25, 2021
8:30 am – 5:00 pm CDT (incl. a 60 min break)
Selecting Stormwater Best Management Practices
Site topography, hydrology and soils
System sizing and design
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
Rain Barrels, Cisterns and Rain Gardens
Garden sizing and design
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
Stormwater Best Management Case Studies
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
AIA: (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0 HSW CE Hours
LA CES: (LA CES credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0 HSW PDHs
7.0 ASFPM CECs
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing
education hours to architects in all states. It offers 7.0 HSW continuing education
landscape architects in all states, except Florida, New Jersey, and North Carolina.
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), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota.
HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New
York engineers, architects, and landscape 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), §79-1.5(i)(2)). Courses approved by the AIA/
CES qualify for Florida and New Jersey architects. 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). The Landscape Architect Continuing
Education System has approved this course for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation
is reportable to the AIA/CES and LA CES.
The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event for 7.0 CECs for
certified floodplain managers.
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).
Brad Flack CPESC
President & CEO of Integrity Stormwater
Mr. Flack has earned his designation, among select thousands in the world, as a certified professional in erosion and sediment control (CPESC) as well as his designation as a certified erosion, sediment and stormwater inspector (CESSWI) and a course instructor, lending his experience and training to his customers for all of their stormwater needs. Furthermore he is among the select few who are qualified compliance inspectors of stormwater (QCIS). He has served as the president and the administrative vice president of the South Central Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). Mr. Flack was the Region 6 president for EnviroCert International and has served as the Region 7 representative for CPESC, Inc. He was technical vice-chair for the CPESC Council, and he is on the Education Committee: Stormwater Management Track for the International Erosion Control Association Region 1 which encompasses North America, South America and Europe, where he has served as chair. Mr. Flack was awarded Young Professional of the Year for 2014 by the IECA Region 1 and is also an IECA Mentor. He also served as a member of the Policies and Procedures Committee and the Certified Professional in Industrial Stormwater Management Committee for EnviroCert International. He is an EnviroMentor for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) as well as a member of the TCEQ Houston Area Small Business Advisory Council. Mr. Flack has been involved with stormwater management since 2004, when he learned about permitting, turf establishment, erosion control and detention pond maintenance. He has since continued to learn and develop his stormwater knowledge and skills and is now a speaker at many conferences sharing his expertise across the US and internationally. He is married to his high school sweetheart and they have three boys. He works both locally and internationally on humanitarian projects and in missionary service.
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 (email@example.com 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 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: 02/02/2024
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.