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Stormwater Resources

Upcoming events

    • February 25, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • February 26, 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, 1111 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219


    February 25 - 26, 2020, 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. (2 Days)

    Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

    1111 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219


    Course Reviews (4.8/5): 


    Overview: This practical and highly acclaimed course provides a comprehensive overview of stormwater pollution chemistry and its applications to stormwater monitoring and treatment. Topics include an overview of stormwater pollutant sources, characteristics, transport and fate, monitoring, best management practices (BMPs), BMP selection and performance, current research, and emerging technologies. Surface water and groundwater protection are also covered.


    Course Topics


    Stormwater Quality Principles
      • General Stormwater Chemistry
      • Chemo/Pollutographs
      • Stormwater Monitoring
      • Grab versus Composite Sampling
      • Event Mean Concentrations
      • Pollutant Loads
      • Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET)
      • Managing First Flush
      • Sediment Chemistry
      • Common Pollutant Sources
      • Atmospheric Deposition
      • Contaminant Transport and Fate
      • Metal Pollutant Properties
      • Organic Pollutant Properties
      • Partitioning Coefficients
      • Complexation & Speciation
      • Cation Exchange
      • Redox Potential
      • Acidity (pH)
      • Alkalinity and Hardness
      • Conductivity


    Stormwater Pollutant Properties
      • Thermal Pollution
      • Solids (Turbidity, TS, TSS, TDS, and SSC)
      • Nanoparticles
      • Acid/Base Generating Material
      • Metals (Al, Ag, As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, Pb, Hg, Ni, Pb, Se, Sb, and Zn)
      • Salts and Other Minerals
      • Nutrients
      • Oxygen Demanding Pollutants
      • Oil and Grease
      • Antifreeze Glycols
      • Detergents, Soaps and Other Surfactants
      • Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)

      • Persistent Organic Pollutants

      • PAHs

    Stormwater Pollutants (cont.)

      • PCBs
      • Phthalates
      • Pesticides and Degradates
      • Pathogens


    Stormwater Treatment Processes
      • Coagulation/Flocculation
      • Precipitation
      • Sedimentation
      • Flotation
      • Laminar Separation
      • Vortex Separation
      • Screening
      • Filtration
      • Sorption
      • Temperature Reduction
      • Acid/Base Neutralization
      • Volatilization
      • Disinfection
      • Biodegradation
      • Phytodegradation
      • Soil Processes
      • Infiltration


    BMP Effectiveness
      • BMP and LID Categories
      • BMP Selection Criteria
      • Performance Assessment
      • International BMP Database
      • Concentration Reduction
      • Load Reduction
      • Efficiency Ratio
      • Summation of Loads
      • Effluent Probability Method
      • Online vs. Offline Facilities
      • Low Impact Development
      • Treatment Trains
      • TAPE Approved BMPs
      • Zero Valent Iron Applications
      • Biochar Applications
      • Engineered Streambeds
      • Permeable Reactive Weirs


    Groundwater and Surface Water Protection


    Intended Audience: Water quality professionals seeking an improved understanding of stormwater chemistry and its applications to stormwater treatment and management. Scientists, engineers, enforcement and field staff, program managers, and stormwater policy makers will benefit from attending.

    Education Level: Current research and advanced topics are included to ensure all experience levels benefit from attending.

    Course Materials: Course proceedings and reference material.

    Credit: 15 PDHs and 1.5 CEUs for completing 15 hours of instruction.

    Registration: VA DEQ staff only. Please register internally with the VA DEQ training office.
    About the Instructor:  Erick McWayne has twenty-five years of professional experience in water quality management and teaching related courses. As a consultant, he managed contaminated surface water and groundwater projects for the Department of Defense and other clients. He currently provides consulting support to water quality improvement projects and teaches courses in environmental chemistry, transport and fate, hydrogeology, remediation, stormwater, and surface water management with the University of California Davis and the National Environmental Management Association. Between teaching and consulting, he researches and develops new water treatment technologies.
    • March 24, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • March 25, 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, 1111 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219


    March 24 - 25, 2020, 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. (2 Days)

    Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

    1111 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219


    Course Reviews (4.7/5): 

    Please note: This class is open to Virginia DEQ staff only. If you would like to attend a similar class please email or call us to request an offering in your area.

    Overview: This practical course provides a comprehensive overview of stormwater pollutant control measures (i.e., best management practices) and their performance. Topics include an overview of stormwater BMPs, BMP selection, performance assessment, BMP effectiveness, and performance optimization. The course focuses on how pollutant removal is affected by BMP design, operation, maintenance, and the use of treatment trains. The latest BMP performance data from the International BMP Database is presented. These data provide a baseline for understanding typical BMP performance and setting performance expectations. Recommended inspection practices are also discussed.

    Course Topics:

    BMP Management

    • Stormwater Management Challenges
    • Stormwater Quality
    • Stormwater Treatment Processes
    • Municipal BMPs
    • Trash Capture BMPs
    • Stormwater and TMDLs
    • Reasonable Assurance Analysis
    • Construction Stormwater Treatment
    • Chemical Treatment Systems
    • Industrial Stormwater Treatment

     

    BMP Selection and Costs

    • BMP Selection Criteria and Data
    • Online vs. Offline BMPs
    • Treatment Trains
    • SELECT Model
    • Capital and O&M Cost Models
    • Municipal BMP Capital and O&M Costs
    • Construction BMP Capital and O&M Costs
    • Active Chemical Treatment System Capital and O&M Costs
    • Industrial BMP Capital and O&M Costs
     

    BMP Monitoring and Performance

    • Monitoring Types and Metrics
    • Treatment Train Performance
    • BMP Performance Variables
    • Performance Expectation Functions
    • International BMP Database Performance Summaries
    • Proprietary BMP Performance
    • Chemical Treatment Performance
    • Industrial BMP Performance
    • Construction BMP Performance 

    BMP O&M and Optimization

    • BMP O&M Overview
    • BMP Field Inspections
    • Municipal BMP Inspection and O&M
    • Construction BMP Inspection and O&M
    • Chemical Treatment System Inspection and O&M
    • Ion Exchange System Inspection and O&M
    • BMP Performance Optimization Practices

      Interactive Exercises and Worksheets



      Intended Audience:  This course is intended for scientists, engineers, permit writers, inspectors, and managers seeking an improved understanding of stormwater BMP performance and optimization.


      Education Level: Intermediate to advanced. General concepts and current research are included to ensure that all levels benefit from attending.

      Credit: 1.5 continuing education units (CEUs) or 15 professional development hours (PDHs) for completing 15 hours of instruction time.

      Course Materials: Course proceedings and references.

      Registration: This course is open to Virginia DEQ stall only. Please register internally.

      About the Instructor: Erick McWayne has twenty-five years of professional experience in water quality management and teaching related courses. As a consultant, he managed contaminated surface water and groundwater projects for the Department of Defense and other clients. He currently provides consulting support to water quality improvement projects and teaches courses in contaminant chemistry, transport and fate, geochemistry, hydrogeology, remediation, stormwater, and surface water management with the University of California Davis and the National Environmental Management Association. Between teaching and consulting, he researches and develops new water treatment technologies.

    Past events

    October 22, 2019 Agrochemical Transport and Fate in Soil, Surface Water, and Groundwater Training Course: A Focus on Pesticides, Nitrogen, and Phosphorus - Renton, WA
    June 27, 2019 Stormwater BMP Performance and Optimization: A Focus on BMP Performance Studies, Design, Operation, and Maintenance - Austin, TX
    May 14, 2019 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry, Monitoring, and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Renton, WA
    April 16, 2019 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry, Monitoring, and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Renton, WA
    October 30, 2018 Stormwater BMP Performance and Optimization Training Course: A Focus on BMP Performance Studies, Design, Operation, and Maintenance, VA DEQ Staff Only - Richmond, VA
    October 16, 2018 Agrochemical Transport and Fate in Soil, Surface Water, and Groundwater Training Course - Renton, WA
    August 15, 2018 Surface Water and Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry Principles and Applications to Monitoring and Treatment Training Course - Renton, WA
    April 04, 2018 Stormwater BMP Performance and Optimization Training Course: A Focus on BMP Performance Studies, Design, Operation, and Maintenance - Renton, WA
    August 22, 2017 Surface Water and Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Monitoring and Treatment - Los Angeles, CA
    April 19, 2017 Surface Water and Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Management and Treatment - Bellevue, WA
    February 01, 2017 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management - California State Water Resources Control Board Staff Only, Sacramento, CA
    January 24, 2017 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry Short Course: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management - Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority, Centennial, CO
    November 02, 2016 Surface Water and Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Principles and Applications - Union Gap, WA
    September 29, 2016 Surface Water and Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Principles and Applications - San Diego, CA
    September 27, 2016 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management - California State Water Resources Control Board, San Diego, CA
    September 13, 2016 Surface Water and Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Principles and Applications - Spokane, WA
    June 29, 2016 Surface Water and Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Principles and Applications - Spokane, WA
    May 10, 2016 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry, Monitoring, and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Sacramento, CA
    May 04, 2016 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry Principles and Applications - Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, Denver, CO
    April 05, 2016 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry, Monitoring, and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Oakland, CA
    March 24, 2016 Roadway Runoff Pollutants, BMP Selection, and Performance Training Course - Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RI DOT) - Providence, RI
    February 23, 2016 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry, Monitoring, and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Austin, TX
    January 27, 2016 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Bellevue, WA
    December 03, 2015 Stormwater Treatment Chemistry, Monitoring, and BMP Effectiveness - Pasadena, CA
    November 17, 2015 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Fort Collins, CO
    October 05, 2015 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Philadelphia, PA
    October 01, 2015 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Baltimore, MD
    June 02, 2015 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Harrisburg, PA
    May 14, 2015 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Sacramento, CA
    April 28, 2015 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry Principles and Applications - Denver, CO
    March 17, 2015 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Lansing, MI
    February 17, 2015 Private Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry Short Course - SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board, Oakland, CA
    January 22, 2015 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Honolulu, HI
    December 09, 2014 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Providence, RI
    December 04, 2014 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Philadelphia, PA
    December 02, 2014 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Alexandria, VA
    October 28, 2014 Stormwater Pollutant Chemistry: Applications to Monitoring and BMP Effectiveness Training Course - Bellevue, WA
    June 03, 2014 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management - CalEPA Office, Riverside, CA
    May 14, 2014 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management - Cal EPA Office, Sacramento, CA
    March 26, 2014 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management - Missouri DNR Office, Jefferson, MO
    March 12, 2014 Stormwater Chemistry Principles for Local Source Control Specialists - Tacoma, WA
    January 28, 2014 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management, Denver, Colorado, January 28 - 29, 2014
    January 15, 2014 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management, Austin, Texas, January 15 - 16, 2014
    December 04, 2013 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 22 - 23, 2015
    November 06, 2013 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management, Portland, Oregon, November 6 - 7, 2013
    October 30, 2013 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management - Indianapolis, IN
    October 09, 2013 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Management, Anchorage, Alaska, October 9 - 10, 2013
    September 24, 2013 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Management, Austin, Texas, September 24 - 25, 2013
    September 19, 2013 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Management, Richmond, Virginia, September 19 - 20, 2013
    August 27, 2013 Stormwater Chemistry: Principles and Applications to Storm Water Treatment and Management, Franklin, TN
    March 19, 2013 Stormwater Chemistry Principles and Applications Workshop, Sacramento, CA
    February 27, 2013 Stormwater Chemistry Principles and Applications Workshop, Seattle, WA, Feb. 27 - 28, 2013
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