Low Impact Development

Registration Eligibility
none
Start Date
01/16/2020
End Date
01/16/2020
Description
This 6.5 hour live lecture presentation covers the principles of low impact development (LID) and its environmental benefits, state and municipal LID guidelines and requirements, site planning, ethical issues in sustainability, LID integrated management practices, and pollution prevention, maintenance, and public education.
Location
Austin, TX
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
6.50
Learning Outcomes
Learners will be able to reference and comply with state and municipal low impact (LID) guidelines and practices.

Learners will be able to identify and describe low impact development integrated management practices, including bioretention practices, filter strips, vegetated buffers and swales, rain gardens, infiltration trenches, dry wells, level spreaders, rain barrels, cisterns, and pervious concrete and permeable pavers.

Learners will be able to participate in low impact development site planning to enhance environmental site design and minimize stormwater runoff, and they will be able to participate in pollution prevention planning, maintenance, and public education and awareness.

Learners will be able to explain the ethical issues of site development, including its effect on other species and their habitat, principles of social and environmental justice, and meeting environmental obligations to future generations.

Instructors
Chris Maxwell-Gaines
Website Registration
Course Codes
080819SANT
Provider
HalfMoon Education Inc.


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