Monday, August 9, 2010

Minnesota South Dakota Stormwater Training Seminar

Stormwater Management
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Tuesday, September 28, 2010


  • Examine federal, state, and local rules on stormwater management
  • Review municipal, industrial and construction permits and the permitting process
  • Explore green stormwater practices
  • Examine site selection, sizing, and design
  • Evaluate erosion and water quality


Understanding Federal and State Rules on Stormwater Management
Federal statutes and regulations, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) requirements, State statutes and regulations, South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Local requirements and procedures, Permits and permitting process, special waters and impaired waters

Stormwater Management Using Wet and Dry Detention Facilities
Detention/retention pond overview Advantages and disadvantages Steps for detention design, Hydrology, site selection, water quality, Pond sizing, safety considerations, outlet structures, Pond routing and interconnected ponds, emerging issues

Green Stormwater Practices
Bioretention basics What are others doing? (Twin Cities, Omaha, Kansas City, Denver), LEED Specific practices, Constructed wetland, vegetated swale, Vegetated filter strip, rain gardens, rain barrels, BioRetention, pervious/permeable pavement Sustainable landscaping, plant selection, grass selection, amenities to showcase site

Pond Maintenance Issues
Pond access & easement issues, Evaluating water quality, Sediment management, Vegetation management, Emerging pollutant problems, Pretreatment Issues

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Caltha LLP provides expert consulting services to public and private sector clients nationwide to address Stormwater Permitting & Regulatory Support, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), Stormwater Monitoring and Stormwater Training.

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