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
Stormwater Management System Objectives and Design Considerations
Complying with stormwater regulations
Preparing stormwater pollution prevention plans
• Stormwater goals
• Design considerations
Anticipated developments in NPDES stormwater permitting
Stormwater Detention Basics
Determining impact area and flow
Soil preparation and vegetation
Inflow and outlet structures
Detention pond safety and maintenance
Stormwater Retention Basics
Determining impact area and flow
Sizing and excavation
Forebay, primary pool and emergency outflow
Soil preparation and vegetation
Retention pond safety and maintenance
Multiple use options
Sustainable Detention and Retention Options
Implementing low impact development practices
Naturalizing detention/retention basins
Underground storage and water reuse options
Detention and Retention Case Studies
Who Should Attend
- Land Surveyors
- Landscape Architects
- Floodplain Managers
Professional Engineers &
6.5 HSW Contact Hours
6.5 AIA LU|HSW
6.5 NCBLA 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 PDHs to professional engineers and land surveyors in most states, including North Carolina. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer and land surveyors continuing education provider in North Carolina (S-0130).
This course also offers a 6.5 hour continuing education opportunity to architects and landscape architects in most states. The North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects has approved this event for 6.5 continuing education hours.
This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 6.5 HSW PDHs. Courses approved by the AIA qualify for North Carolina architects. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES and the LA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), and North Dakota.
The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event 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.
Civil Engineer, City of Greenville, NC
Mr. Norris is a civil engineer for the City of Greenville, North Carolina, specializing in stormwater engineering, and he is the owner of Norris Environmental Engineering, PLLC. He is a professional engineer, a certified floodplain manager, a certified professional in stormwater quality, and a certified professional in low impact development. Prior to working for the City of Greenville, Mr. Norris worked with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and the North Carolina Division of Water Quality. He was also the environmental specialist and floodplain administrator for the City of Wilson. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Fish and Wildlife Management and a master’s degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, both from North Carolina State University. Mr. Norris is the president of the Stormwater Association of North Carolina and volunteers his time as president/point man of Trail Life of Eastern North Carolina, a non-profit organization.
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Course Title: Stormwater Detention/Retention System Design
Delivery Method: Live
Course Description: This 6.5 hour live lecture presentation examines stormwater management system objectives and design considerations, stormwater detention, stormwater retention, and sustainable detention and retention options.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference federal and state stormwater regulations, discuss the goals of site assessments in developing stormwater plans, and they will be able to describe the purpose of preparing stormwater pollution prevention plans.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain the goals stormwater detention ponds, determine the impact area and flow, and discuss their soil preparation, excavation, and vegetation selection.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain the goals stormwater retention ponds, determine the impact area and flow, and discuss their soil preparation, excavation, and vegetation selection.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe options for sustainable stormwater detention and retention, including the implementation of of low impact development plans, naturalizing retention and detention basins, rain gardens, underground storage, and reuse.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with site evaluation and development and stormwater issues.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 05/07/2022
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Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost, or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.