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Presenter: Manuel “Manny” Nuño, P.E., LEED AP, CPESC, QSD/QSP

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Irvine, CA

Irvine Marriott
18000 Von Karman Avenue
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 949-553-0100

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:30 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:30 - 5:00 pm

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 California Environmental Protection Agency regulations
      • Notice of intent requirements
      • Special conditions for sensitive waters
      • Review and permitting process
   Implementing, monitoring and assessing SWPPPs

Understanding and Applying the Science of Stormwater

   Hydrology, soil science and drainage
   Classifying storm events
   Identifying consequences of storm events
   Stormwater modeling

Developing Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)

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

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 Plans for Inspection, Monitoring, Maintenance and Recordkeeping

   Understanding the science and terminology of stormwater management and monitoring
   Implementing monitoring plan
   Reviewing stormwater BMP case studies

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Contractors
  • Landscape Architects
  • Floodplain Managers

Professional Engineers
     7.0 CE Hours

     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Landscape Architects
     7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     7.0 ASFPM CECs

     7.0 CE Hours

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers a continuing education opportunity to California professional engineers, architects, landscape architects and floodplain managers. Continuing education is not required for license maintenance or renewal in California.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885), the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW PDHs, and the Association of State Floodplain Managers for 7.0 CECs.

Architects, professional engineers, and landscape architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

This course also offers a continuing education opportunity for construction contractors. Credit approval is not being sought in any state with a contractor continuing education requirement.

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.


Manuel “Manny” Nuño, P.E., LEED AP, CPESC, QSD/QSP

Associate Principal with DCI Engineers, Denver, CO
Mr. Nuño is an associate principal at the Denver office of DCI Engineers, and he leads the civil engineering division in Colorado. A 2008 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a specialty in structural and environmental engineering, he has established himself as a leader in the field of erosion and sediment control. In his 10 year career, Mr. Nuño has excelled in the design of land development projects including grading, utility design, storm water management, and erosion control. Through his experiences as a consulting engineer, he has prepared erosion and sediment control plans for such clients as Marriott International, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), Stonebridge Companies, and Kiewit Infrastructure West. In the field, Mr. Nuño has provided stormwater inspection services for SDG&E, CaesarsEntertainment Group, and public agencies such as the City of Carlsbad, California. He prides himself on working with developers, architects, and contractors to bridge the gap between regulatory compliance and constructability in the field. Mr. Nuño is a registered professional engineer in Colorado and California, a certified professional in erosion and sediment control, LEED accredited professional, and a qualified SWPPP developer/practitioner. He is an active member in the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Urban Land Institute, and the Colorado Association of Stormwater and Floodplain Managers.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.