About Stormwater Management – Course # GCE: 6-1407

Registration Eligibility
Registered LAs and ISA certified arborists
Start Date
05/18/2017
End Date
05/18/2019
Description
This article is about the different methods of stormwater management that employ ‘green infrastructure’. It starts with a general discussion of the issues involved with stormwater runoff related to soils, infiltration, erosion and interception. Specific information is given with regard to runoff rates and the advantages of using trees and other vegetation to intercept and sequester stormwater through absorption and evapotranspiration. The following methods are defined and discussed: Rainwater Recycling, Bioretention, Bioswales, Rain Gardens, Infiltration Trenches and Phytoremediation. These are followed by a discussion of Storm Risk Management planning.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Development Trends
Sustainable Development & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
6.0
Learning Outcomes
1. The reader will understand the basic issues involving stormwater drainage
2. Landscape architects will learn the definitions and differences between six methods of stormwater management in the landscape.
3. Specifications for the different methods will be learned along with soil descriptions and maintenance procedures.
4. Landscape architects will better understand how to help their clients in Storm Risk Management Planning
Instructors
Edited by Len Phillips with sources cited.
Website Registration
Course Codes
Course # GCE: 6-1407
Provider
gibneyCE.com


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