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Presenter: Brad Flack CPESC, CESSWI, CAS

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: New Orleans, LA

Pan American Conference and Media Center
601 Poydras Street, 11th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-200-5730

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

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

Lunch (On your own):         12:30 - 1:30 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:30 - 5:00 pm


Selecting Stormwater Best Management Practices

   Site topography, hydrology and soils
   System sizing and design
   System performance
   Selection criteria


Reducing Site Disturbance and Increasing Natural Landscaping

   Benefits of natural landscaping
   Choosing native species for plantings
   Cost considerations and maintenance


Permeable Pavers

   Site criteria and product selection
   Preparation and installation
   Cost considerations and maintenance


Vegetated Roofs

   Benefits and life cycle cost
   Extensive roofs
   Intensive roofs
   Maintenance


Rain Barrels, Cisterns and Rain Gardens

   Stormwater collection
   Water storage
   Reuse
   Garden sizing and design
   Cost considerations


Filter Strips and Drainage Swales

   Benefits and design considerations
   Choosing appropriate vegetation
   Cost considerations and maintenance


Detention Basins and Ponds

   Benefits and site selection
   Sizing and design
   Choosing native vegetation
   Maintenance considerations


Stormwater Best Management Case Studies

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Landscape Architects
  • Floodplain Managers

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

Architects &
Landscape Architects
     7.0 HSW CEHs
     7.0 AIA LU|HSW
     7.0 LA/CES HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     7.0 ASFPM CECs

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in most states, including Louisiana. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Louisiana. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for Florida engineers and architects.

This seminar offers 7.0 HSW CEHs to Louisiana landscape architects. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval.

This course is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885) and by the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW PDHs.The Louisiana State Board of Architectural Examiners accepts programs approved by the American Institute of Architects. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES and LA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA information under this course listing.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event for 7.0 CECs.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity for construction contractors. It is not approved 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.

Speakers:

Brad Flack CPESC, CESSWI, CAS

President & CEO of Integrity Stormwater

Mr. Flack has earned his designation, among select thousands in the world, as a certified professional in erosion and sediment control (CPESC) as well as his designation as a certified erosion, sediment and stormwater inspector (CESSWI) and a course instructor, lending his experience and training to his customers for all of their stormwater needs. Furthermore he is among the select few who are Qualified Compliance Inspectors of Stormwater (QCIS). He has served as the president and the administrative vice president of the South Central Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). Mr. Flack was the Region 6 president for EnviroCert International and has served as the Region 7 representative for CPESC, Inc. He was technical vice-chair for the CPESC Council, and he is on the Education Committee: Stormwater Management Track for the International Erosion Control Association Region 1 which encompasses North America, South America and Europe, where he has served as chair. Mr. Flack was awarded Young Professional of the Year for 2014 by the IECA Region 1 and is also an IECA Mentor. He also served as a member of the Policies and Procedures Committee and the Certified Professional in Industrial Stormwater Management Committee for EnviroCert International. He is an EnviroMentor for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) as well as a member of the TCEQ Houston Area Small Business Advisory Council. Mr. Flack has been involved with stormwater management since 2004, when he learned about permitting, turf establishment, erosion control and detention pond maintenance. He has since continued to learn and develop his stormwater knowledge and skills and is now a speaker at many conferences sharing his expertise across the US and internationally. He is married to his high school sweetheart and they have 3 boys. He works both locally and internationally on humanitarian projects and in missionary service.

Tuition Costs:

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

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

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Stormwater Best Management Practices.

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This seven-hour live lecture presentation examines selection criteria for selecting stormwater best management practices (BMPs), reducing site disturbance and increasing natural landscaping, permeable pavers, vegetated roofs, rain barrels, cisterns and rain gardens, filter strips, drainage swales, and detention basins and ponds.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify and evaluate site conditions to determine appropriate best management practices for stormwater retention and treatment.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to adopt practices to reduce disturbances on development sites and to adopt practices to increase natural landscaping, including the selection of native plantings.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify, describe and use permeable pavers, vegetated roofs, rain barrels, cisterns, rain gardens, filter strips and drainage swales to manage stormwater.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to utilize detention basins and ponds to naturally treat stormwater, size and design basins and ponds, and choose native vegetation for ponds and basins.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with site development and stormwater issues.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 08/13/2022

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.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.