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Presenter: Shoots Veis, P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements and Practices
Thursday, March 12, 2020, 12:30 - 2:00 PM CDT

   Background on sediment and pollution control

   Environmental Protection Agency regulations

   State erosion and sediment control regulations

   Standards and specifications

   Permitting, approval and enforcement

Selection of Erosion Control Practices and Best Practices

Thursday, March 19, 2020, 12:30 - 2:00 PM CDT

   Soil science

   Causes of erosion and sedimentation

   Practices that minimize site disturbance

   Preservation of native vegetation

   Selecting appropriate practices for disturbed areas on the construction site

   Erosion and sediment control best practices

      • Non-structural controls - temporary and permanent seeding, sodding 
       and mulching, geotextiles

      • Stream and bank stabilization

      • Structural controls

Small Channels, Control Measure Estimatingand 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

Stormwater Management Inspection, Maintenance and Case Studies

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 12:30 - 2:00 PM CDT

   BMP monitoring and record keeping

   Permitting obligations

   Case Studies in Erosion, Sediment Control and Stormwater Permitting

      • Erosion controL

      • Permitting near hazardous waste

      • Land subdivision

      • Industrial and utility facilities

      • Streambanks

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

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

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

     6.0 PDHs

     6.0 HSW CE Hours


Landscape Architects
     6.0 HSW CE Hours

     6.0 HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     6.0 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: $300.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $250.00

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