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Virginia Stormwater Management Advanced Program

Stormwater Management Program Overview

This Level 1 Advanced program covers an overview of the Clean Water Act, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program, the proper installation and maintenance of temporary pollution controls (Best Management Practices - "BMPs") and On-Site Construction Inspections.

DISCLAIMER: This program has not yet been approved by the Department of Environmental Quality.

Intended Audience

  • Contractors, Builders, Developers, Utility Contractors
  • Site Superintendents
  • Construction Project Managers
  • Installation and Maintenance Personnel

Curriculum

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the components and framework of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program.
  • Describe the proper installation and maintenance of stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs).
  • Define Erosion Control, Sediment Control, and Pollution Prevention
  • Describe erosion and sediment control Best Management Practices (BMPs) and the role they play in preventing pollution from entering neighboring surface waters.
  • Describe the pollution prevention measures required while on a construction site.
  • Identify the steps necessary to inspect construction sites and determine possible causes of BMP ineffectiveness and how to correct them.
  • Summarize the communication process necessary between owner, operators, contractors, and stormwater pollution plan designer so the site stays in compliance throughout the construction project.

At the Completion of This Program You Will Receive



"Very good presentation" -eCampus Webinar Series: Understanding EPA's NPDES MS4 Permit Program


Rating: 5.0 / 5.0

K. Maillard, OHM Advisors
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