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Presenter: Brad Flack CPESC, CESSWI, QCIS

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Seminar Location: Online

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9:30 - 10:00 am CST

Morning Session
10:00 am - 12:45 pm CST

12:45 - 1:15 pm CST

Afternoon Session
1:15 - 4:00 pm CST

Presented by Brad Flack CPESC, CESSWI, QCIS

Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements and Goals

Environmental Protection Agency regulations
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 Part I

Temporary and permanent seeding, sodding and mulching
Use of geotextiles
Chemical soil stabilization
Establishment of buffer zones
Stream bank erosion protection
Bank stabilization and repair

Erosion and Sediment Control Best Practices Part II

Earthen dikes
Drainage swales
Pipe drains
Subsurface drains
Silt fences
Check dams

Sediment Traps and Sediment Basins

Calculating flow rates and capacity
Designing and sizing
Maintenance plans

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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.

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Who Should Attend

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

Professional Engineers
5.0 PDHs

5.0 HSW CE Hours

Landscape Architects
5.0 HSW CE Hours

Floodplain Managers

International Code Council
.5 CEUs (Sitework)

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar offers 5.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 5.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states. It offers 5.0 HSW continuing education landscape architects in all states, except Florida, New Jersey, or North Carolina.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York 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) and §69.6(i)(2), §79-1.5(i)(2)). Courses approved by the AIA/CES qualify for Florida and New Jersey architects. Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

This course has been approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System 5.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System for 5.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES and LA CES.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event for 5.0 CECs for certified floodplain managers.

The International Code Council has approved this webinar for .5 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232)

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).



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: $249.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $249.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

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: Erosion and Sediment Control

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines erosion and sediment control requirements and goals, erosion and sediment control best practices, and sediment traps and sediment basins.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify construction practices that minimize site disturbance, preserve native vegetation, and mitigate disturbed areas.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify erosion and sediment best practices, including seeding, use of geotextiles, chemical soil stabilization, use of buffer zones, and stream bank protection, stabilization and repair.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify erosion and sediment best practices, including earthen dikes, drainage swales, pipe drains, subsurface drains, silt fences, berms and check dams.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe the effectiveness of sediment traps and sediment basins as a means to prevent erosion and sedimentation, and they will be able to calculate flow rates and capacity.


LUs: 5.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with site work and landscaping techniques

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 10/05/2023

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.