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Thursday, September 29, 2022
8:30 am – 5:00 pm CDT
Brad Flack, CPESC, CESSWI, QCIS
Understanding Stormwater Permit Requirements and Procedures
Background and development of national and state regulations and permit requirements:
• Federal Clean Water Act and Texas stormwater rules
Activities exempt from construction general stormwater permit requirements
Complying with NPDES and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) requirements
• 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
Runoff reduction, routing and storage
Infiltration and percolation
Choosing Appropriate Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Stormwater management planning
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
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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7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs
7.0 ASFPM CECs
International Code Council:
0.7 CEUs (Sitework)
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.
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Course Title: Texas Stormwater Management 2022
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This seven-hour live lecture presentation 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 Objective 1:
Learners will be able to comply with National Pollution Discharge Elimination System requirements and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for obtaining stormwater permits for new construction.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify the consequences of storm events and use stormwater models to predict runoff and routing.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to choose stormwater best management practices, including conservation of natural areas, riparian buffers, vegetated swales, rain gardens, cisterns and porous pavement.
Learning Objective 4:
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.
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: 07/21/2025
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