Urban Stormwater System Design and Construction
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Monday, May 15, 2023
8:30 am – 4:30 pm CDT (including a 60-min. break)
Exploring Urban Hydrology and Environment
- Principles of urban hydrology
- Separate versus combined storm sewer systems
- Introduction to green stormwater infrastructure (GSI)
- Establishing municipal goals and working towards a green future
Reviewing Regulations and Doing Stormwater Modeling
- Local, state and federal regulations
- Permitting process
- Stormwater modeling
Green Stormwater Infrastructure Implementation
- Site design
- Technical considerations
- Infiltration testing Basin design
- Regulatory considerations
- Flood control Water quality
- Public health and safety
Designing a Separate Storm Sewer System
- Reviewing drainage patterns
- Locating and spacing inlets
- Creating a system layout
- Choosing pipe materials and diameters
- Locating manholes Design discharge
- Gutter design Longitudinal slopes
- Utilities conflicts
- Construction concerns
- Gutter design
City-Scale Strategic Stormwater Planning
- Sewer system renewal and aging dynamics
- Progressive flood mitigation planning
- Climate change adaptation
Storm Sewer Design Case Study
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 HSW PDHs
6.5 ASFPM CECs
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.
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Wade BurchamProfessional Engineer, Principal Water Resources Engineer with Geosyntec
Wade Burcham graduated from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. His 21 years of experience has been focused on natural stream stabilization, water resources engineering, stormwater management, municipal engineering and contract administration. This experience has facilitated a balanced viewpoint from perspectives obtained as a civil engineer, a municipal consultant and a developer’s representative. He enjoys learning sustainable and innovative design practices and applying those techniques in developing countries through his volunteer work with Engineering Ministries International and other faith-based mission efforts.
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Course Title: Urban Stormwater System Design and Construction
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This 6.5 hour live presentation examines urban hydrology principles, the difference between separate and combined storm sewer systems, stormwater regulations and modeling, green stormwater infrastructure, separate storm sewer system design, and city-scale strategic stormwater planning.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss the principles of urban hydrology and differentiate separate stormwater systems and combined stormwater/wastewater sewer systems.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to locate and reference local municipal stormwater regulation and assist with stormwater modeling.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to participate in the design of a separate storm sewer system (MS4) by understanding drainage patterns, locating and spacing inlets and manholes, gutter designs, and material selection.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe green stormwater infrastructure practices, including site designs, stormwater basins, and stormwater infiltration.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity stormwater management planning and water utility systems.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 03/21/2025
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