Stormwater Professionals Face Deadline for Education & Certification

May 29, 2013, 15:13 ET from StormCon

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Water protection experts will gather in Myrtle Beach August 18 - 22 to explore the newest pollution prevention technologies and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.  With NPDES compliance in mind, StormCon 2013 brings together public officials, builders and contractors, inspectors, civil engineers, designers, regulators, enforcement officials, planners, consultants, researchers, educators, EPA staff, property executives, and other water quality professionals under one roof to focus on this critically important topic.


Many attendees will raise their status and future earnings by training and then testing for a highly coveted professional certification. With a majority of the testing applications due by July 3rd, registrations are pouring in.  The courses and certifications include:

Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality (CPSWQ®)
Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC®)
Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Storm Water Inspector (CESSWI™)
Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC®)
Certified Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Specialist (CMS4S™)

StormCon fills an increasingly urgent need by bringing government officials responsible for public health & safety and protecting our water supplies together with private sector engineers, consultants and solution providers. 

The multi-track curriculum features over 125 educational sessions presented by leading Stormwater experts and covers topics focusing on BMP case studies, Green Infrastructure, Stormwater program management, NPDES, water-quality monitoring, Industrial Stormwater, Erosion Control, and The Coastal Protection Symposium. Nearly 200 companies exhibit Stormwater-related products and equipment, the world's largest tradeshow of its kind.

StormCon is the premier annual event offering expertise from the industry's leading authorities, giving you the opportunity to learn from the very best in the field. The Conference Program with course descriptions and registration information is online at

Participants come from communities throughout North America, as well as EPA, Coastal Carolina University, AMEC, Port of Seattle, National Park Service, CDM Smith, AECOM, Home Depot, Dow Chemical, URS, Universities of Kentucky, Nebraska, Missouri, California, Delaware, Virginia Tech, and many others.  

Registrations are still available, but classes are filling up quickly. Join us! View the program and register today at

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