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Best Management Practices of Erosion and Sediment Controls

Understand erosion control, soil erosion and sediment control and why it's important and regulated.

This topic will review the basic understanding of erosion control, soil erosion and sediment control and why it is important and regulated on a national level by Federal, State and Local agencies. You will learn about design and proper installation of sediment controls, runoff controls and other Best Management Practices used in construction. Keys to effective soil erosion and sediment control include communication and coordination among all those involved including agencies, stakeholders, contractors, sub-contractors, and utilities. Important missing components of the installation and maintenance of these BMPs that can result in compliance issues will be discussed and clarified. Inspection requirements including documentation and reporting will be outlined.

Runtime: 90 minutes
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Agenda

What Is Soil Erosion, Erosion Control, and Sediment Control?

Why It Is Important and Regulated on a National Level by Federal, State and Local Agencies

Federal Regulations (USEPA - Applicable Nationwide), Facilitated by the State EPAs and Then Even Further Regulated on a Local Level

Keys to Effective Soil Erosion and Sediment Control

  • Communication and Coordination
  • Installation and Maintenance
  • Documentation and Reporting

Inspections

Types of Erosion

Erosion Controls

Sediment Controls

Runoff Controls

Other Best Management Practices

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This course was last revised on June 20, 2016.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Karen M. Kase, PWS, CPESC

Karen M. Kase, PWS, CPESC

Hampton, Lenzini and Renwick, Inc.

Karen Kase, PWS, CPESC

  • Natural resources manager, Hampton, Lenzini and Renwick, Inc.
  • Has conducted environmental inspection for more than 10 years and is very familiar with working on residential, commercial, transportation and utility projects, including design of erosion and sediment control plans, green infrastructure and Best Management Practices (BMPs)
  • Experience includes environmental inspection to ensure compliance with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) and County soil erosion and sediment control requirements; completion of many Notice of Intents; preparation of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs); evaluation of various sites for stormwater concerns, including special considerations for watershed quality. She also has experience and knowledge of USACE and County policies, regulations, and local ordinances.
  • Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS), Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC), Lake County Designated Erosion Control Inspector (DECI), Certified Wetland Specialist for Kane, Lake, McHenry Counties and Certified Arborist (CA)
  • Has presented and had various publications on multiple technical topics
  • M.S. degree in natural resources and environmental science, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois; B.S. degree in ecology and environmental biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Product ID: 399090
Published 2016
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