Stormwater Management - Design, Inspection and Operation/Maintenance of Stormwater Control Facilities
Mar 25 - 26, 2019 /
Course Code: 09-0315-2361
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- examine design applications in new and existing developments
- apply emerging techniques for stormwater quantity, quality and erosion control
- adjust to your changing role and responsibility
- employ cost effective operation and maintenance methods
The success of long-term cost effective operation of a stormwater management facility depends on the 1) appropriate design, 2) an efficient inspection program undertaken during the construction phase and 3) the adoption of well organized operation and maintenance practices. This workshop describes all the above aspects of stormwater management by assisting the designer to produce a cost effective design, with low maintenance cost and long-term trouble free operation.
Similarly, the workshop will assist those involved in the operation and maintenance program to understand the design principles, the required performance of the facility and to ensure that the BMP facilities are operating at their maximum efficiency over it useful life.
- Overview The Big Picture - Why Do We Need Stormwater Management?
- Effect of urbanization
- Protection of Receiving Watercourses
- Selection of Design Criteria
- Review of Alternative Stormwater Water Management BMPs
- Special Cases: Redevelopment, Retrofits, and Infilling
- Design of Best Management Practices
- Outline of Design of the More Frequently Used Best Management Practices
- Overview of most frequently used hydrology and hydraulic computer models
- Inspection, Operation and Maintenance Practices
- Operation and Maintenance
Who Should Attend
Municipal Engineers Designers Operation and Maintenance Staff Developers Planners Consultants Engineers Other Technical Personnel Responsible For Drainage and Stormwater Management Facilities
- The course notes will be provided in electronic format
- The course includes a comprehensive list of reference material available on the internet from government and non-government organizations.
- Laptop for software training with Microsoft Windows operating system and USB port.
- MS Excel spreadsheet, or equivalent, or standard engineering calculator with scientific functions
8:00 Registration and coffee (first day only)
8:30 Session begins
There will be a one-hour lunch break each day in addition to a refreshment and networking break during each morning and afternoon session.
Welcome, Introduction, Workshop Preview, Learning Outcomes and the Assessment Method
Overview The Big Picture - Why Do We Need Stormwater Management?
Effect of Urbanization on:
- surface runoff discharge, volume and water quality, groundwater quantity and quality, natural habitat, stream corridors
- Changes in stream temperatures
- Current issues in controlling stormwater quantity and quality
Protection of Receiving Watercourses
- Flood hazards, flood plain delineation, choice of flood plain criteria
- Aquatic habitat protection
- Erosion, meandering, morphology
Selection of Design Criteria
- Post and pre-development criteria
- Flood and flood plain
- Water quality
- Erosion control
- Major-minor system
- Water balance and recharge
- Effect of climate change
Alternative Best Management Practices
Review of Alternative Stormwater Water Management BMPs
- Source control
- Conveyance controls
- End-of- pipe controls
- Good Housekeeping and municipal practices
Special Cases: Redevelopment, Retrofits, and Infilling
- Stormwater management criteria and applicable practices
- Approach to retrofits and infilling
Design of Best Management Practices
Outline of Design of the More Frequently Used Best Management Practices
- Wet pond, Wetland
- Rain gardens, Grassed swale
Overview of Most Frequently Used Hydrology and Hydraulic Computer Models
- Hydrology single event, continuous simulation
- Model complexity of urban and river models
Inspection, Operation and Maintenance Practices
Operation and Maintenance
- Municipal input during reviews of designs
- Erosion and sediment control and inspection during construction
- Operation and maintenance tasks for facilities
- Objectives and preparation of a four phase monitoring program
- Programs for monitoring flows, water quality, aquatic habitat,
- Parameters to be monitored, sampling, equipment
- Safety, and public perception
Questions and Answers and Feedback to Participants on Achievement of Learning Outcomes
InstructorJim Dumont, P.Eng.
Jim Dumont, P.Eng.Jim is a water infrastructure specialist with over 40 years of experience in the fields of water resources and civil engineering. Jim has been responsible for a variety of projects from planning studies that establish design criteria to detailed flood relief designs of complex hydraulic systems and municipal infrastructure.
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Fee & Credits
- 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
- 14 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
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