Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Minnesota Stormwater Permitting and Storm Water Management Seminar

Thursday, February 18, 2010 — Eagan, MN

This seminar is a practical, one-day program for engineers, architects, landscape architects and contractors to 1) Review federal and Minnesota laws and regulations regarding stormwater management, 2) Analyze stormwater management strategies using wet and dry detention facilities, 3) Examine green stormwater practices, and 4) Learn about maintaining wet and dry detention ponds

Seminar Agenda

Understanding Federal and State Rules on Stormwater Management
◗ Federal and state statutes and regulations
• National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) requirements
• Minnesota Pollution Control Agency stormwater management requirements
◗ 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
◗ Design considerations
• Hydrology • Permitting
• Site selection • Water quality
• Pond sizing
• Safety considerations
• Outlet structures
• Good design practices
• Pond routing theory
• Interconnected ponds
◗ Steps for detention design

Green Stormwater Practices
◗ Bioretention basics
◗ Bioretention cells
◗ Cisterns
◗ Runnels
◗ Permeable pavers/pervious concrete
◗ Disconnecting impervious area/vegetated swales
◗ Soil amendments
◗ Sustainable landscaping
◗ Rainwater harvesting
◗ Green roofs

Maintaining Wet and Dry Detention Ponds
◗ Evaluating erosion
• Techniques for preventing and repairing erosion
◗ Evaluating water quality
• Managing sedimentation
• Managing turbidity and algae bloom
• Identifying and managing pollutants
◗ Maintaining outlets and trash racks
◗ Reviewing case studies

For more information or to register for this seminar, go to:
Minnesota Stormwater Seminar

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.

For further information contact Caltha LLP at
Caltha LLP Website

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