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Post Construction Storm Water Management - Non Structural BMP's

COURSE NO: C06-001
PDH CREDIT: 6
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Post Construction Storm Water Management - Non Structural BMP's
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course addresses the implementation of non-structural best management practices for post construction storm water management.

 

Erosion and sedimentation related to construction site storm water runoff can significantly affect the aquatic population and hydraulic characteristics of the receiving waters. Alterations in hydraulic characteristics of streams receiving runoff include higher peak flow rates, increased frequency and duration of bankfull and subbankfull flows, increased occurrences of downstream flooding, and reduced baseflow levels.

 

EPA recognizes that such alterations can be prevented by implementing an effective storm water management program.  Therefore the EPA published the Storm Water Phase II Rule on December 8, 1999, that describes a menu of Best Management Practices (BMP). “Post Construction Storm Water Management in New Development and Redevelopment” is one of the Best Management Practices that requires operators of small MS4s in urbanized areas to implement a storm water management program for the protection of wetlands and aquatic ecosystems, improved quality of receiving water bodies, conservation of water resources, flood control, and protection of public health.

 

This 6 PDH online course is applicable to municipality owner and/or operators, construction contractors/workers, site developers, engineers, managers, and all other personnel involved in the implementation of non-structural best management practices for post construction storm water management.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Types and methods of non- structural bmp for storm water management
  • Applicability
  • Siting and design criteria
  • Maintenance and cost considerations
  • Effectiveness and limitations
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review EPA’s “Non-Structural BMP” section of the “Post Construction Storm Water Management in New Development and Redevelopment”. This section of the BMP addresses the following:

  • Alum Injection
  • On-Lot Treatment
  • Buffer Zones
  • Open Space Design
  • Urban Forestry
  • Conservation Easements
  • Infrastructure Planning
  • Narrower Residential Streets
  • Eliminating Curbs and Gutters
  • Green Parking
  • Alternative Turnarounds
  • Alternative Pavers
  • BMP Inspection and Maintenance
  • Ordinances for Post Construction Runoff
  • Zoning
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Post Construction SWM - Non-Structural BMPs (1.10 MB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this EPA publication.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you may print your Certificate of Completion after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email you your Certificate of Completion. Also, you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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