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Urban Storm Water Management and Low Impact Development

Get up-to-date on the critical points, readily available resources, and longer termed anticipated direction of the storm water management industry.

Storm water management has long been a consideration of developers, municipalities, state and federal governments. Regulations and laws have been in effect in various forms governing the flow rate, flooding and erosive potential of storm water discharges for many years, however, the discharge of storm water has rarely been monitored or regulated for discharge impacts of total volume, velocity, or quality. Changes by the Federal government over the past several years have now created an umbrella statutory need for both public and private owners to permanently manage the post construction storm water discharge from their location. This ondemand webinar helps those responsible for designing, permitting, or building in a manner to meet these new requirements. An overall time line of how the regulations came to exist and the origin of many storm water best management practices will be discussed. This foundation will be used to discuss the importance of site considerations including pre- and post- site conditions for BMP selection and design. Cost considerations will be discussed in light of existing and anticipated upcoming regulatory requirements. Example projects will be used as a tool for illustrating the concepts of the conventional and alternative or green-infrastructure based techniques discussed. Critical need for post construction inspection, maintenance and access will be discussed. This ondemand webinar will close with a summary of critical points, readily available resources, and longer termed anticipated direction of the industry.

Runtime: 88 minutes
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Agenda

Overview

General Discussion of Low Impact Development (LID) Storm Water Best Management Practices (BMPs)

  • LID

- LID Definition

- Role of Storm Water BMPs

  • Common Storm Water BMPs

- Conventional

- Alternative/Green Infrastructure

  • Current Regulations and Requirements
  • Upcoming Regulatory Changes Anticipated

- USEPA Integrated Planning Initiative

- State Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)

  • Addressing Local Regulatory Considerations
  • Anticipated Enforcement

Selection and Design of BMPs

  • Site Considerations

- Identify Pollutants of Concern

- Critical Soil Properties

  • Cost Considerations

- Cost Considerations of BMPs

- Cost Comparisons of BMPs

  • Engineering Design Requirements

- Hydraulic Design

- Pollutant Removal Design

Inspection and Maintenance of BMPs

  • Importance of Conducting Routine Inspections
  • Importance of Maintenance, Maintenance Agreements, and Access Right-Of-Entry

Closing

  • Summary and Available Resources
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Faculty

Brian Neilson, P.E., LEED, AP

Brian Neilson, P.E., LEED, AP

KERAMIDA Inc.

  • More than 29 years of experience working in both the public and private engineering sectors
  • As an active water quality enthusiast and conservationist, he serves as the chairperson of the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Board of Supervisors and as the president for the White River Alliance (Alliance) Executive Board
  • Teamed with SWCD and Alliance resources to develop online Storm Water Best Management Practice educational and selection tools as well as use of Clear Choices – Clean Water social media for personal commitment to lifestyle changes for cleaner water
  • Active in several organizations including Water Environment Federation and American Society of Civil Engineers, Brian has participated on the Advisory Technical Task Force member for Design of Urban Runoff Controls, Manual Of Practice (MOP) – draft, Water Environment Federation/American Society of Civil Engineers/Environmental & Water Resources Institute, Advisory Technical Task Force member, 2009-2011; Natural Systems for Wastewater Treatment, Manual Of Practice (MOP) FD-16, 3rd Edition, Water Environment Federation, Advisory Technical Task Force member, 2008-2010
  • Presented hundreds of papers on the topic of Alternative Storm Water BMPs, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally and has written the magazine article, "Low Impact Development – It Just Makes Good Economic Sense", Breaking Ground Magazine, November/December 2012 Issue
  • Brings years of public experience in City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works implementation for the Phase 1-Storm Water National Pollution Elimination System (NPDES) permitting, Combined Sewer Overflow NPDES permitting and Storm Water/flood control oversight
  • Worked on numerous award winning storm water projects that range from daylighting historic streams to LID storm water site design for Platinum Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) ultra urban office building
  • Promotes public education through various media forms, including "The Nature Conservancy LEED® Platinum Headquarters - Video Documentary", on-site interviews during construction and post construction regarding storm water design, site layout, LEED® crediting process, construction, and team collaboration efforts as part of the overall story
  • Designed LID and green infrastructure projects nationally and internationally
  • Experience also includes watershed planning, storm water master planning, combined sewer overflow (CSO) abatement, water quality assessments of lakes, rivers and streams, wastewater collection and treatment, utility infrastructure valuation, greenway planning, and community comprehensive planning
  • B.S. degree in environmental resources engineering, cum laude, Humboldt State University
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Product ID: 393511
Published 2014
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