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Presenter: Chris Maxwell-Gaines, P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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  1. Water Conservation Webinar Series

    Click the links below to view information about each part in this series or to register for a specific one.


Thursday, June 13, 2019, 1:00 - 2:00 PM CDT

   Building type, function and occupancy

   Assessing site hydrology, pre-development and post-development use

   Calculating anticipated use of potable and non-potable water

   Demonstrating water savings and calculating related benefits

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) - 10.13 (High Sierra)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

For more information visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com.

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers

     1.0 PDH

     1.0 HSW CE Hour

     1.0 HSW LU

Continuing Education Credit Information

These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for continuing education credit for professional engineers and architects (HSW) in most states. Course participants need to be aware of any licensing restrictions on online learning to fulfill their continuing education requirements. See each webinar listing for the number of credits available.

HalfMoon Education Inc. is approved as a continuing education provider by the American Institute of Architects (No. J885). HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

The Industrial Stormwater seminar series has continuing education credit approval pending from the American Institute of Architects, the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System, and the Association of State Floodplain Managers. Please confirm course approval prior to registering for these activities.

Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz at the end of each webinar, and earned LUs will be reported to the AIA/CES.


Chris Maxwell-Gaines

PE at Innovative Water Solutions, LLC
After college, Mr. Maxwell-Gaines and his wife joined the U.S. Peace Corps and accepted volunteer positions in Suriname, South America.  They were assigned to the remote village of Godolo which is located in the Amazon rainforest, deep in the interior of Suriname.  They helped the village implement a water well project, provided after-school tutoring, and provided business training for the villagers.  They spent 27 months serving in the Peace Corps. After returning to Austin, Mr. Maxwell-Gaines worked at acivil engineering firm that provided a breadth of project experience ranging from TMDL computer modeling projects for impaired streams in Texas, to subdivision design, and water and wastewater treatment plant design.  He became a licensed engineer in 2007.  In 2004, he started Innovative Water Solutions LLC.  IWS is a design/build water conservation company that focuses on the nexus of stormwater management and water conservation.  The company designs and installs rainwater/stormwater collection systems, stormwater management systems including green infrastructure, and graywater reuse systems, as well as efficient irrigation systems and water conservative landscaping for residential and commercial projects.  To date, Innovative Water Solutions has installed over 6,500,000 gallons of rainwater storage capacity across the state of Texas.  Mr. Maxwell-Gaines has designed rainwater harvesting systems for numerous municipalities and institutions including Texas A&M University; the University of Texas at Austin; the City ofAustin; Austin, Hayes Consolidated, and Wimberley Independent School Districts (Texas); Atmos Energy; Denton County (Texas); the City of New Braunfels, San Jacinto River Authority; Sea World; the Texas Department of Transportation; and Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $50.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $50.00

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