Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 - 11:45 am
Lunch (On your own): 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Afternoon Session: 12:45 - 4:30 pm
New York Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements and Practices
Environmental Protection Agency regulations
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
New York Standards and Specifications for Erosion and Sediment Control
Requirements and enforcement
Goals for and Selection of Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
Causes of erosion and sedimentation
Practices that minimize site disturbance
Preservation of native vegetation
Selecting appropriate practices for disturbed areas on the construction site
Non-Structural Erosion and Sediment Control Best Practices
Establishment of buffer zones
Temporary and permanent seeding, sodding and mulching
Use of geotextiles
Chemical soil stabilization
Stream and Bank Stabilization
Stream bank erosion protection
Bank stabilization and repair
Structural Erosion and Sediment Control Practices
Sediment Traps and Sediment Basins
Calculating flow rates and capacity
Designing and sizing
Who Should Attend
- Landscape Architects
- Floodplain Managers
6.5 HSW Contact Hours
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
6.5 LA CES HSW PDHs
6.5 CE Hours
6.5 ASFPM CECs
Non-Credit Cont. Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 HSW contact hours to architects and landscape architects and 6.5 continuing education hours to professional engineers in most states, including New York.
HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for architects and landscape architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects. HalfMoon Educationis an approved continuing education provider for New York engineers (NYSED Sponsor No. 35).
This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Provider No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 6.5 HSW PDHs.
The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this course for 6.5 CECs.
This event offers a continuing education opportunity to construction contractors, but it has not been approved in any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Steven Trinkaus, PE, CPESC, CPSWQ
Principal at Trinkaus Engineering, LLC, in Southbury, CT
Mr. Trinkaus is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of low impact development, having presented at many ASCE/EWRI internationalconferences and many other regional conferences and workshops on LID and water quality issues. He was invited to present on LID in Taichung, Taiwan, by the Water Resources Agency in December of 2011. Mr. Trinkaus was also invited to present a poster on LID and sustainable development at the 2012 OCS Convention in Science and Technology in Guangzhou, China. He was invited by Dr. Hyunsuk Shinof Pusan National University to present a workshop on LID in Pusan, South Korea, in June of 2013, and he has become a consultant to the National Smart Green Infra and Low Impact Development Research Group, directed by Dr. Shin. Mr. Trinkaus also presented two papers at the 2012 ASABE Watershed Technology Conference in Bari, Italy, in late May 2012.
Mr. Trinkaus has written LID design manuals for the Towns of Tolland, Plainville, Harwinton and East Granby, Connecticut. He has designed many types of LID treatment systems for a variety of residential and commercial applications. Mr. Trinkaus is chair of the EWRI LID Guidance Document Task Committee and primary author of the Committee’s national guidance document on adopting LID standards, and he is chair ofthe EWRI Filter Strip/Bioswales Task Committee.
Mr. Trinkaus is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut, and he also holds the CPESC and CPSWQ certifications from Envirocert International. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management in 1980 from the University of New Hampshire. He has more than 30 years of experience in the land development field, more than 11 years of experience designing low impact development treatment systems, and six years of experience writing LID regulations and design manuals.
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