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Green Stormwater Management

ONLINE COURSE

Course Code: EW0328WA21

Living Roof - Green Stormwater Management

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Date & Time

In accordance with Rutgers University's COVID-19 social distancing policy, we are now offering this course online.

June 23-24, 2021
8:30am - 12:00pm EDT (Log in time: 7:45 - 8:15am EDT)

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO UPLOAD A PHOTO OF YOURSELF HOLDING YOUR GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO ID (passport, driver’s license, municipal, or county ID) BEFORE YOU BEGIN THE COURSE.

Description

This online course is designed for landscape architects, engineers, planners, and environmental scientists looking to learn more about the application of green infrastructure stormwater management practices utilized as part of both new development and redevelopment projects. Emphasis is given to "small footprint," retrofit green infrastructure techniques, which are especially suited for urban environments and managing the runoff responsible for localized nuisance flooding and combined sewer system overflows. Case studies, many of which are American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) award winning projects, are used to exemplify the actual, real-world implementation of green infrastructure techniques. Course presenters include regionally renowned landscape architects.

Featured Topics

  • What is Green Infrastructure Stormwater Management?
  • Design of Bioretention Systems
  • Design and Application of Green Roofs
  • Use of Porous Pavement
  • Integration of Long-Term Maintenance Features into Project Design
  • Various Case Studies
  • Impact of New Stormwater Rules on Green Infrastructure Implementation

Learner Objectives

Course participants will increase knowledge of the expanding role and application of Green Infrastructure Stormwater Management Practices and Techniques in new development and redevelopment projects, how Green Infrastructure Stormwater Management effectively reduces flooding, and the aesthetic and societal benefits of Green Infrastructure Stormwater Management.

Meet Your Instructor
Stephen Souza, Lake Management Course Instructor

Dr. Stephen J. Souza is the owner of Clean Waters Consulting, LLC. He has over 35 years of project experience managing and restoring lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. Dr. Souza received his B.S. from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, his M.S. from Rutgers University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Souza is the Founder of Princeton Hydro, LLC and served as the company's President until his recent retirement from Princeton Hydro in 2019.

Dr. Souza has served as an instructor and course coordinator for the Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education for over 25 years. He is an Adjunct Professor at Temple University and also conducts professional continuing education courses at Montclair State University.

Dr. Souza is a past president of the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS), as well as the Pennsylvania Lake Management Society (PALMS). He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC). Dr. Souza's achievements include the NJ-American Water Resources Association Peter J. Homack Award (2012), the NALMS Lake Management Success Story Award (2017), and the NYS Federation of Lake Associations Lake Tear of the Clouds Award (2018). He is a frequent guess speaker for the NJ Coalition of Lake Associations, as well as NJDEP, NYSDEC, and other entities dedicated to the protection, restoration, and management of water resources.

Credits and Continuing Education Units

In addition to 0.6 Rutgers CEUs, this stormwater management training course has been approved for the following credits:

NJ Licensed Wastewater Operators ONLY: 6 TCHs (Approval #01-021901-20)

NJ Landscape Architects: 6 hours

NJ Certified Public Works Managers (CPWM): 6 Technical

NJ Licensed Professional Engineers: 6 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) credits

NJ Health Officers/Registered Environmental Health Specialists: Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). CEs for Green Stormwater Management are still pending.

NJ Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRP): 3 Technical CECs

NY Landscape Architects: 6 hours CL

Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM): 6 CECs

Fees
Registration Fee $295.00  
Multi-Person Registration Fee $275.00 Register at the same time with a colleague and you both save!
Cancellation Fee $75.00  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

No meals will be provided.

Accessing this Online Course

This online class will be delivered via Webex. Before the class date, you will receive an email with instructions and a link to join the training session. To connect to the audio during the training session, you can use your phone or your computer (with a headset).

Please note that you will be prompted to upload a picture of yourself holding your government-issued photo ID before you begin the course. The photo must be clear enough that we can read the name and verify that the person pictured on the ID is in fact the person holding it. An OCPE staff member will review the picture and verify your identity.

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Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli, 848-932-7207
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin, 848-932-7204