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Presenter: Shoots Veis, P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

This seminar is closed or full.


Small Channels, Control Measure Estimating
and Pollution Prevention Plans
Thursday, March 26, 2020, 12:30 - 2:00 PM CDT

   Channel lining options

   Control measure estimating and calculation

      • Estimates of erosion rates and sediment transport modeling

      • Geotextiles

      • Rip rap

   Developing stormwater pollution prevention plans

      • Permitting requirements

      • Permitting authorization

      Permitting closeout and notice of termination

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.

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GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) - 10.14 (Mojave)

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

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Other
  • Landscape Architects
  • Floodplain Managers

     1.5 PDHs

     1.5 HSW CE Hours


Landscape Architects
     1.5 HSW CE Hours

     1.5 HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     1.5 ASFPM CECs

Continuing Education Credit Information

These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for engineer, architect and/or landscape architect continuing education credit in most states. Course participants need to be aware of any state continuing education restrictions/limitations on online learning. See each webinar listing for offered credits.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers, architects and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2)) and §79-1.5(i)(2).

The Erosion and Sediment Control series and the HEC-HMS series webinars have been approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for the indicated CECs.

Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz following the end ofeach webinar, and earned LUs (AIA/CES) and PDHs (LA/CES) will be reported by HalfMoon Education Inc.


Shoots Veis, P.E.

Mr. Veis is a senior project engineer focusing on municipal and telecommunication engineering assignments involving water and wastewater systems, land development, permitting and project management. He has been involved with stormwater and environmental permitting for nearly two decades. In order to help engineers with their communication, Mr. Veis has published Public Speaking for Engineers. He was named a top 20 under 40 construction professional by ENR Mountain States magazine, a Rising Star in Civil Engineering by CE News magazine, the outstanding young engineer by the Billings Engineers Club, and one of forty under 40 who made a difference in Billings.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $75.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $75.00

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: Small Channels, Control Measure Estimating, and Pollution Prevention Plans

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This live lecture presentation examines stormwater channel lining options, erosion control measure estimating and calculation, and developing stormwater pollution prevention plans.

Learning Objectives: 

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explore stormwater channel lining options that protect construction sites from erosion.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to use estimates of erosion rates and sediment transport modeling to determine appropriate erosion control techniques for construction projects.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to work on stormwater pollution prevention plans, including identifying and complying with specific permitting requirements.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe how the use of geotextiles and rip rap can reduce erosion and sedimentation on construction sites.

LUs: 1.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with site development

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 01/15/2023

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.