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8:00 – 8:30 am EST
Morning Session
8:30 – 11:45 am EST
11:45 am – 12:45pm EST
Afternoon Session
12:45 – 5:00 pm EST


Presented by
Ginny Snead, P.E., & Gregory Fox P.E.

Understanding Stormwater Permit Requirements and Procedures
Background and development of national and state regulations
and permit requirements
Activities exempt from construction general stormwater permit requirements
Complying with NPDES and Virginia Department of Environmental
Quality regulations
• Notice of intent requirements
• What the permit covers and does not cover
• Application process
• General requirements and standard conditions
• Stormwater management, dewatering and treatment
• Implementing, monitoring and assessing stormwater management plans

Understanding and Applying the Science of Stormwater
Hydrology, soil science and drainage
Identifying consequences of storm events
Stormwater modeling
Runoff reduction, routing and storage
Infiltration and percolation

Choosing Appropriate Storm Water Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Stormwater management planning
Sizing criteria
Green infrastructure practices
• Preservation of natural features and conservation design
• Reducing impervious cover
Green management techniques
• Conservation of natural areas
• Riparian buffers and filter strips
• Vegetated swales
• Disconnected runoff
• Stream daylighting
• Rain gardens
• Green roofs
• Stormwater planters
• Rain barrels/cisterns
• Porous pavement
• Proprietary practices

Developing Stormwater Management Plans
Including required elements
Assessing building sites
Choosing best management practices (BMPs)
Planning for required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping
Obtaining plan certification
Implementing plans

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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Professional Engineers
7.0 PDHs

7.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA  (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar.)
7.0 LU|HSW

Landscape Architects
7.0 HSW CE Hours

LA CES  (LA CES credits only available for attending live Webinar.)
7.0 HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers

International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Sitework)


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 to
landscape architects licensed in all states, except Florida, New Jersey, or 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|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). The Landscape Architect Continuing
Education System has approved this webinar 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 course for 7.0 CECs.
This course is approved by the International Code Council for .7 CEUs in the specialty
area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

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).


Gregory Fox P.E.

Associate, A. Morton Thomas & Associates, Inc.
Mr. Fox is a water resource engineer with significant management and technical experience in NPDES/MS4 projects and designs for water quality improvements and TMDL reductions and other transportation and municipal projects. He designs and manages: drainage studies and design; storm sewer and culvert design; watershed and stream assessment; outfall retrofit, stream restoration and stabilization design; H&H modeling, bridge hydraulics and scour protection; floodplain studies and FEMA LOMR/LOMR coordination; ESD/LID/Water Quality BMP design; stormwater pond retrofits and SWM facility and storm drain outfall inspection, and BMP selection and pollutant load reduction calculations for NPDES/TMDL compliance.

Ginny Snead P.E.

Associate at A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc. (AMT), Williamsburg, VA
Ms. Snead is a water resources engineer with more than 25 years of consulting and state government experience, specializing in water planning, engineering and policy in Virginia and in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Her municipal experience includes stormwater master planning, BMP and retrofit design, inspection oversight, plan review and programmatic planning and reporting services. Her prior experience includes directing the Office of Stormwater at the Virginia DEQ and managing the Office of Regulatory Programs at the Virginia DCR which governed both the NPDES (MS4, Construction General Permit) for stormwater and the TMDL implementation plan programs, and which included the Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Program, the Virginia Stormwater Management Program (and Virginia Stormwater BMP Clearinghouse), the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act Program and Nutrient Management. Ms. Snead led the state team negotiating Virginia’s 2013 MS4 NPDES permits with U.S. EPA Region III which still serve as the basis for MS4 permits in the Commonwealth. She has served as the project manager and technical lead on projects including stream restoration, outfall stabilization and BMP retrofits as well as on MS4 compliance projects. She currently serves as a member of the Chesapeake Bay Urban Stormwater Workgroup, closely following and commenting on the changes in stormwater BMP crediting in the Bay. She also serves on the committee developing protocols for manufactured treatment devices, to encourage innovation in MS4 TMDL compliance options. Ms. Snead is the current board chair for the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, a non-profit focused on improving the health of the Bay, and she serves as a member of the Commonwealth of Virginia Chesapeake Bay Stakeholder Advisory Panel.

AIA Info

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 ( 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: Virginia Stormwater Management 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This seven-hour live lecture presentation examines stormwater permit requirements and procedures, the science of stormwater, stormwater best management practices, stormwater pollution prevention plans, and plans for inspecting, monitoring, maintaining and record keeping stormwater management practices.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with national and state stormwater regulations and permit requirements, and they will be able to determine which construction projects they apply to.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to apply the science of stormwater to identify the consequences of storm events and form strategies to reduce runoff, route and store stormwater and encourage infiltration and percolation.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to assist in stormwater management planning that includes green infrastructure practices and techniques.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to aid in the development of stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPP) by assessing building sites, choosing best management practices, and planning for required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping of stormwater management efforts.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: An awareness of the environmental concerns of stormwater runoff

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 12/03/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to 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.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $299.00