Preconference at StormCon to examine expanding field of stormwater technology and practices

Feb 09, 2016, 07:00 ET from StormCon

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This year we are excited to announce new curriculum the days leading up to the main event. Select from eight preconference courses designed to provide you with the in-depth knowledge you need to advance your career. Participants may register for preconference courses without registering for the main conference.  CEU/PDH Credit is available.

Preconference workshops include:

Lessons Learned from Surviving MS4 Program Audits
Whether your community is preparing for an upcoming audit or wishes to assess how their program compares with other MS4s, this course can assist you.

BMP Selection to Improve Your Watershed
This comprehensive workshop guides program managers and engineers through the criteria necessary for selection of the most effective BMPs for a project.

Myth Busters: Overcoming Barriers to Green Infrastructure
In this workshop, municipal stormwater managers will learn how to overcome barriers to green infrastructure and build support from elected officials, decision-makers, other municipal staff, and project partners.

Developing Effective and Practical Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
This course will be a "hands-on" presentation about developing effective and practical SWPPP narratives. Participants will learn about optimizing the use of temporary structures to minimize pollutant discharges due to runoff and wind.

Comprehensive Stream Stabilization & Restoration Workshop, with an emphasis on Urban Streams
This class is a must for Engineers, Hydrologists, Planners, and Ecologists who are challenged with Urban Stream "greening", repair, and restoration.

Stormwater Quality Modeling with the Stochastic Empirical Dilution Model (SELDM)—An Overview
This hands-on computer-based course will demonstrate how to use SELDM to model highway or urban runoff to evaluate the risks for exceeding water-quality targets for storm flows, event-mean concentrations, storm loads, and annual loads.

Construction Site SWPPP Compliance: Learning to truly implement a compliant program
This workshop on stormwater compliance for construction sites will provide specific techniques for each phase of construction that will aid the site manager in making sure their project is not fined.

Stormwater Pollution Modeling for LID, TMDL, and Retrofitting Analyses - An Overview of WinSLAMM
This hands-on computer-based course will demonstrate how to use WinSLAMM to utilize source area stormwater controls to maintain or create a hydrologically functional landscape.

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