Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:15 - 1:15 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:15 - 4:30 pm
Understanding Stormwater Permit Requirements and Procedures for Small MS4s
Defining MS4s: large, medium and small
Understanding Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection requirements for small MS4s
Understanding USEPA expectations/requirements for small MS4s
Determining when a TMDL plan, pollutant control measures (PCMs), or nutrient/sediment pollutant reduction plan is required
Obtaining General and Individual Permits for Phase II (Small)Systems
Permit application requirements
Special conditions for sensitive waters
Review and permitting process
Complying with program requirements
Development and Implementation of a Stormwater Management Program (SWMP)
Development of program components
Establishing program goals
Complying with annual reporting requirements
Implementation and updates (iterative process)
Elements of a SWMP
Impaired waters plan (TMDLs, PRPs, etc.)
Minimum control measures (MCMs) (public education, illicit discharge detection and elimination, etc.)
Evaluating and selecting best management practices (BMPs)
How elements support program goals
Sample Programs and Goals
Reviewing developed and tracked program goals
Maximum extent practicable methodology
Who Should Attend
- Landscape Architects
- Floodplain Managers
6.5 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
6.5 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
6.5 LA CES HSW PDHs
6.5 ASFPM CECs
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to landscape architects and architects and 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers in Pennsylvania. Educators and courses are not subject to pre-approval in Pennsylvania.
Professional engineers, architects, and landscape architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in many cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
This course is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (AIA Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education Systems for 6.5 HSW PDHs. The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this course for 6.5 CECs.
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.
Senior MS4 Program Manager/Analyst at LandStudies, Inc.
Mr. LaSala provides technical assistance across the company’s three divisions: Landscape Architecture, Engineering & Science, and Construction, and he provides NPDES assistance — primarily related to MS4 permits — throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Additionally, his unique experience in municipal operations has served LandStudies’ clients through intergovernmental cooperation, ordinance development, and comprehensive planning. Mr. LaSala has earned the designation of certified professional in municipal stormwater management (CPMSM) (formerly CMS4S) from EnviroCert International. The CPMSM certification recognizes individuals who are technically and ethically qualified to develop, implement, manage and coordinate a municipal stormwater management program (SWMP) to achieve and maintain compliance in conformance with applicable NPDES MS4 regulations and permits.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.