A Drainage Technology Update
This course examines the strengths and weaknesses of traditional drainage practices and how they have evolved to meet current requirements and regulations. Case studies will be reviewed which demonstrate a broad array of available solutions for owners, project managers and design professionals.
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss and reference the strengths and weaknesses of traditional drainage practices and explain how they have evolved to meet current requirements and regulations.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain the main goal of the Clean Water Act of 1972, how it impacts site drainage and stormwater permitting, and the importance of keeping harmful pollutants out of protected waters.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss and reference case studies of several currently available drainage solutions, including infiltration, treatment and nutrient removal, trash separation and passive irrigation.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain the importance of independent product testing and how to measure the effectiveness and environmental impact of new industry innovations when working with new drainage products or site design concepts.
Peter M. Hanrahan, CPESC
HalfMoon Education Inc.
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