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California General Construction Stormwater Awareness Training Program

California General Construction Stormwater Awareness Training Program Overview

This 1.5 hour online course outlines the requirements of the California General Construction Permit, the Clean Water Act, and the NPDES Permitting Program.  Participants will learn how to maintain permit compliance through strategies in erosion control, sediment control, and pollution prevention Best Management Practices (BMPs) during construction.

DISCLAIMER: This program has not yet been approved by the California Department of Water Resources Control Board.

Intended Audience

  • Municipalities
  • Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW)
  • Construction Contractors
  • Installation and Maintenance Personnel
  • Subcontractors

Curriculum: California General Construction Stormwater Awareness Training

Learners will be required to complete one training module and complete a 25 question multiple choice, true/false exam.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the Clean Water Act, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Program;
  • Describe requirements of the California Construction General Permit;
  • Describe erosion and sediment control Best Management Practices (BMPs) and the role they play in preventing pollution from entering neighboring surface waters of California;
  • Identifying subcontractor responsibilities in maintaining the integrity of Best Management Practices (BMPs).
  • Required maintenance of Best Management Practices (BMPs);
  • Describe the pollution prevention measures required while on a California construction site.

At the Completion of This Program You Will Receive



Credentials and Credibility

I believe the QPswppp program offers individuals a self-paced learning platform to provide the credentials and credibility that busy professionals in the storm water industry deserve. Thanks stormwaterone!


Rating: 5.0 / 5.0

Jeremiah S., City of Euclid
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