Current Issues in Texas Stormwater Management

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This 6.5-hour course explores the current issues impacting stormwater management in Texas. The course will discuss the Harris county low impact development guidelines, pre-treatment to green infrastructure systems, hydraulic modeling for watershed analysis, low impact development hydrology, multi-functional stormwater management, underground detention systems and automated outfall systems.
Distance Learning
Course Equivalency
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcome 1:
Learners will be able to review and select the right pre-treatment for a green infrastructure system, prevent erosion of vegetated swales, and identify low maintenance options for biorention systems.

Learning Outcome 2:
Learners will be able to use HydroCAD to model bioretention, perform cost-benefit analysis, and compare low impact development to traditional stormwater detention ponds in Texas.

Learning Outcome 3:
Learners will be able to explore ways to reduce a detention pond footprint, discuss bioswales and permeable pavement, and identify cost-effective solutions for low-cost maintenance.

Learning Outcome 4:
Learners will be able to compare underground detention systems and analyze the specifications and construction details, prevent failure and construction issues, and consider new innovative solutions.
Anthony Kendrick, Ted Woolsey, Scott Gorneau, Dusty Learned, Kevin Glaub
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HalfMoon Education Inc.

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