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Kansas Webinar Program

Basic Program Overview

This presentation will go over stormwater calculations associated with designing a bioretention basin for a suburban site.Topics covered include the concept of design storms, total storm volume, basin storage, peak flow rates, IDF curves, pipe sizing, and basic bioretention design.

Panelist: Scott Jeffers, PE, PhD

Organizers: Andrew Demers

Intended Audience

  • Professional Engineers
  • Municipal Stormwater Managers
  • Facility Managers
  • Property Owners

Curriculum: Basic Stormwater Calculations

This presentation will go over stormwater calculations associated with designing a bioretention basin for a suburban site. Topics covered include the concept of design storms, total storm volume, basin storage, peak flow rates, IDF curves, pipe sizing, and basic bioretention design.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate how to calculate total stormwater volume from a design storm (Simple Approach and Curve Number Method)
  • Describe peak flow rates and how to size for them (The Rational Method and Manning’s Equation)
  • List the basic considerations of bioretention sizing and design

At the Completion of This Program You Will Receive

  • 1 PDH
  • Printable certificate of completion



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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