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Presenter: Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Secaucus, NJ

Holiday Inn Secaucus Meadowlands
300 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ 07094
Phone: 201-348-2000

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00  - 4:30 pm

NPDES Rules and Regulations

  Review of new regulation changes
   Understanding and managing a SWPPP
   Inspection and reporting protocols
   Corrective action requirements and timeframe for compliance

Principles and Practices of Erosion Prevention and
Sediment Control

   Causes of erosion
   Importance of vegetation
   LID and other practices to minimize site disturbance
   Vegetation Establishment 101

Non-structural Best Management Practices for
Erosion Prevention/Sediment Control

   Using riparian areas/buffer zones and vegetated filter strips
   Temporary and permanent seeding, sodding and mulching
   Chemical soil stabilization

Structural BMP’s for Erosion Prevention / Sediment Control –
Temporary Perimeter BMPs

   Construction Entrances
   Compost Filter Socks
   Silt Fence
   Straw Bales
   Wood Chip Filter Berm
   Rock Filter

Structural BMP’s for Erosion Prevention / Sediment Control –
Temporary Internal BMPs

   Sediment Traps/Basins
   Diversion Swales
   Inlet Protection
   Pipe Slope Drains
   Rock Filters
   Concrete Washouts
   Pumped Filter Bags
   Erosion Control Blankets (ECBs)

Structural BMP’s for Erosion Prevention / Sediment Control – Permanent BMPs

   Rip-rap/Energy Dissipators
   Spillway Protection
   Level Spreader
   Turf Reinforcement Matting 9TRMs
   Channel Linings
   Anti-Seep Collars

Green Engineering for Streambank and Shoreline Stabilization

   Brush Layering
   Coir Logs
   Soil Lifts/Encapsulated Soil Layers
   Reinforced Vegetation
   Log Vanes

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Landscape Architects
  • Floodplain Managers

Professional Engineers
     6.5 CPC Credits/PDHs

     6.5 HSW Contact Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Landscape Architects
     6.0 NJ Continuing Ed. Hours 
     6.5 LA CES HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     6.5 ASFPM CECs

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 CPC credits to New Jersey professional engineers. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).

This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey architects.

The New Jersey Board of Architects has approved this course for 6.0 continuing education hours for landscape architects. The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this event for 6.5 HSW PDHs.

HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects and landscape architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this seminar for 6.5 CECs for certified floodplain managers.

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.


Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Principal, Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC

Mr. Jones, P.E. is president of Hartech Engineering which was founded in 2007 as a multi-discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. Bringing over 30 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions, he also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones is a licensed pilot and studied Military Civil Engineering while serving in the USAF and continues his Masters education locally through Penn State. Additionally, he is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arizona and Georgia.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $269.00

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