Stormwater Best Management Practices in New Jersey
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Wednesday, August 24, 2022
10:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT (including a 30-min. break)
Reducing Site Disturbance and Increasing Natural Landscaping E. Confair
Benefits of natural landscaping
Choosing native species for plantings
Cost considerations and maintenance
Stormwater Best Management Case Study K. Dahms
Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance and Sand Seepage Wetlands (Teaneck, NJ)
· Project goals/drivers
· Stakeholder engagement
· Lessons learned
Green Roofs D. Partridge
Costs and maintenance
Rain Barrels, Cisterns, and Rain Gardens B. Flack
Water storage and reuse
Garden sizing and design
Filter Strips and Drainage Swales B. Flack
Benefits and design considerations
Choosing appropriate vegetation
Cost considerations and maintenance
Detention Basins and Ponds B. Flack
Benefits and site selection
Sizing and design
Choosing native vegetation
Application and Maintenance of Porous Pavement Options: S. Souza
A Green-Gray Stormwater Management Technique
Site criteria and product selection
Preparation and installation
Cost considerations and maintenance
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This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs to professional engineers, 6.0 HSW continuing education hours to licensed architects, and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours to landscape architects in New Jersey. Professionals seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this webinar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, Florida (Provider No. 0004647) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New Jersey architects and New York engineers, architects and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (NY Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2) and §79-1.5(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
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Edward D. Confair PLA PE
Edward D. Conair, PLA, PE is the Senior Program Manager of Resiliency with Engineering & Land Planning Associates, Inc. (E&LP) with over fifteen (15) years of experience in landscape architecture, civil site engineering, and site planning. Mr. Confair has managed urban, civic, residential, and commercial projects from the initial research and design through construction. As a dual licensed professional, Mr. Confair contributes to the design and construction process through master plans, hand drawings, 3D modeling, rendered plans, and perspectives, all the way through construction documents and construction administration. Mr. Confair assures that an integrated approach is taken on all of his projects so that seamless designs can be delivered to clients. His dual professional licenses make him uniquely qualified to design multi-layered and faceted solutions to projects.
Kevin Dahms PE
Kevin Dahms, PE is a water resources engineer at Biohabitats. He has expertise in stormwater management, urban hydrology, and design and construction project management. His interests lie in designing and implementing sustainable water management strategies to mitigate flood risks, improve water quality, and introduce co-benefits associated with habitat. Mr. Dahms holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Dartmouth College, a Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, and a Master of Environmental Science in water resources, urban ecology, and watershed science from Yale School of the Environment.
Brad Flack CPESC. CESSWI. QCIS
Brad Flack, CPESC, CESSWI, QCIS 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 3 boys. He works both locally and internationally on humanitarian projects and in missionary service.
Dr. Dustin Partridge
Dr. Dustin Partridge is the Director of Conservation and Science at New York City Audubon, an adjunct professor at Columbia University, and the Managing Director of the Green Roof Researchers Alliance (the GRRA), a consortium of over 70 scientists and policy makers from 22 institutions. As director of the GRRA, Dr. Partridge guides the alliance in unbiased outreach, advocacy, and scientific understanding of green roofs in New York City. Dr. Partridge’s scientific research examines wildlife interactions with green infrastructure and the surrounding urban matrix, with a specific focus on green roofs. Visit the GRRA website at GreenRoofsNYC.com
Dr. Stephen J. Souza
Owner of Clean Waters Consulting, LLC, New Jersey
Dr. Souza is the founding partner of Princeton Hydro, LLC. From its inception in 1998 through 2018, he served as president of Princeton Hydro, retiring from the company in 2019. Over the past 35 years he has dedicated his career to the management and restoration of aquatic ecosystems, in particular lakes, ponds and reservoirs. Dr. Souza received his B.S. degree in 1974 from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, his M.S. in 1976 from Rutgers University, and his Ph.D. in 1981 from the University of Connecticut. He has served over the past 25 years as an instructor and course coordinator for the Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education, developing and implementing multiple short courses focused on the management and restoration of aquatic ecosystems. Dr. Souza is also an adjunct professor at Temple University (Ambler Campus), teaching a graduate studies course in the Department of Landscape and Horticulture (Tyler School of Art and Agriculture). He also conducts a professional continuing education course focusing on green infrastructure stormwater management for CPES through Montclair State University.
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Course Title: Stormwater Best Management Practices in New Jersey
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This six-hour course provides design professionals with valuable information that will assist them in managing stormwater through a variety of methods, including the reduction of site disturbance and the use of porous pavement, green roofs, rain barrels, cisterns, rain gardens, filter strips, drainage swales, detention basins and ponds.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to review strategies that reduce site disturbance and increase natural landscaping, as well as understand the benefits of natural landscaping and which native plants to use.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to discuss the application and maintenance of porous pavement options, including site criteria, product selection, preparation, installation and cost considerations.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to incorporate green roofs as a stormwater management strategy through an understanding of design, benefits, costs and maintenance.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss the collection and reuse of stormwater by rain barrels, cisterns, and rain gardens, as well as water storage and garden sizing.
Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to analyze the design and benefits of detention basins and ponds.
LUs: 6.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with site development and awareness of stormwater management principles
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 06/28/2025
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