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Industrial Stormwater Workshops

ECOSS has offered this popular series of industrial stormwater management workshops since 2010. Taught by local experts, each class includes refreshed content to provide latest updates, answers to your most urgent questions, and information presented in an engaging format.


Workshop Offerings:

100 Basic Principles of Stormwater Management: The Industrial Stormwater General Permit

One-day course: $125 (early-bird pricing*)

What does the Industrial Stormwater General Permit (ISGP) say?

This course is designed to help communicate the content of the 2015 Permit. This workshop breaks down each section of the Permit in detail so attendees gain a better understanding of its requirements. This class is ideal for folks who are new to stormwater management and/or need a full understanding of the 2015 Permit requirements. We recommend you take this course prior to attending the 101 or 201 offerings.

Content includes: the history of NPDES; a breakdown of the Permit content; an overview of the Appendices; and a brief synopsis of BMPs and program development considerations.

101 Fundamentals of Stormwater Management: What Your Business Needs to Succeed

One-day course: $295 (early-bird pricing*)

What do I need to do to be in compliance with the 2015 ISGP?

This course takes the requirements of the 2015 Permit and covers the fundamental considerations that any ISGP program needs. This workshop communicates practical steps you need to consider in terms of level of effort, decision making, and strategy to implement a cost-effective and compliant program at your facility. Recommended Prerequisite:  100 (Permit)

Content includes: the purpose of the ISGP; an overview of the Permit requirements; developing a SWPPP; fundamentals of a Sampling Plan; considerations for an SPECP; the world of BMPs.

"This class has been the best I have attended on stormwater!"
Gary Schimmel, Kelso School District Maintenance Department

101X Fundamentals of Stormwater Management: What Your Business Needs to Succeed

Two-day course: $385 (early-bird pricing*)

Same content as 101 listed above and includes field exercises: hands-on BMP application; hands-on sampling techniques; facility tour; and a site inspection exercise.

201 Advanced Stormwater Management: A Case Studies Approach

One-day course: $295 (early-bird pricing*)

What are the policy drivers and solutions that will be a part of my program today and in the future?

This course examines the complexity of determining solutions for your site both today and in the future. The workshop spends more time discussing the policies and stakeholders that influence our decision making. Case studies are utilized to show how other sites either found success or dealt with struggles in managing their ISGP programs. Recommended Prerequisites:&100 (Permit) & 101 (Fundamentals).

Content includes: Federal policy drivers and trends, State policy drivers; ecology and citizen group enforcement; treatment technologies; and case studies.

201X Advanced Stormwater Management: A Case Studies Approach

Two-day course: $385 (early-bird pricing*)

Same content as 201 listed above and includes: a facility tour and technology specific presentations

Have questions? Contact Ann Boyce: ann(at)ecoss.org or call (206) 767-0432.

*NOTE: Prices listed are for early-bird registration. Prices for all workshops will increase by $50 starting two weeks prior to each workshop date. ECOSS reserves the right to charge a $50 surcharge for any cancelled registrations with the last two weeks before each workshop.

Workshop Dates and Prices
Attendee name, phone, email,

If you would prefer a different method of payment, please use the 2015 Stormwater Workshop Registration form (pdf).

Contact Info

For Stormwater inquiries
Ann Boyce - ann(at)ecoss.org
John Loyd - john(at)ecoss.org

Upcoming Workshops

March 12 - Advanced (201)
(sign up on NEBC website)

March 24 - Permit (100)
March 25 - Fundamentals (101)

April 9 - Permit (100)
April 10 - Fundamentals (101)

May 27 - Permit (100)
May 28 - Fundamentals (101)

June 25 - Permit (100)
June 26 - Fundamentals (101)

2015 Sponsors

Interested in sponsoring a workshop or series? Contact Ann(at)ecoss.org for more information.