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Municipal Stormwater Training e-Learning Classes

May 26, 2020 @ 12:00 am - June 4, 2020 @ 12:00 am


ECOSS prepares municipal staff to effectively manage their stormwater programs.

These courses are designed for Operations and Maintenance (O&M) staff and other personnel who directly and indirectly influence a city’s stormwater program success.  The base content serves as a platform for each municipality to add their own jurisdiction-specific approach to each subject area.

101 Municipal Stormwater (SW) Program Overview                                      Webinar, Tuesday, May 26: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – RESCHEDULING

  • Basics of how municipal programs regulate, are regulated and policy drivers
  • Federal and WA State Stormwater Permit requirements
  • Overview of Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) and its crucial elements
  • How O&M staff activities contribute to SWMP programs
  • How Low Impact Development (LID) and associated Best Management
  • Practices (BMPs) will change municipal operations

201 IDDE Inspections                                                                                                         Webinar, Thursday, May 28:  9:00 am – 11:00 am – RESCHEDULING

  • Identify the difference between a spill and an illicit discharge, and different types of illicit discharges
  • Elevate awareness of private, commercial and industrial activity that may impact the stormwater system within a jurisdiction
  • Provide tools to identify, report and investigate the sources of illicit discharges within a municipal system
  • Steps to prevent illicit discharge

205 Spill Control and Response                                                                                  Webinar, Thursday, May 28:  1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – RESCHEDULING

  • Learn why spill response is important to a municipal program
  • Develop baseline knowledge to identify key elements of a municipal spill response plan and program
  • Create a higher awareness of what to look for in terms of good housekeeping and proper material storage to prevent spills
  • Obtain an understanding of how to identify a spill, implement low risk prevention and clean up measures, and buy time for appropriate cleanup response
  • Increase confidence to take proper action in case of a spill

103 Stormwater Regulations Overview                                                             Webinar, Thursday, June 4:  9:00 am – 11:00 am – RESCHEDULING

  • How the Clean Water Act intent is currently expressed through regulation and policy
  • Who is regulated under NPDES permits, i.e. construction, industrial, and municipal
  • Current stormwater enforcement action by agencies and citizens
  • A better understanding of water quality value in light of permit compliance
  • Stormwater trends, new regulations and how they impact Municipal Operations and Maintenance activities in the future

 202 Private/Public SW Infrastructure Inspection & Maintenance                              Webinar, Thursday, June 4:  1:00 – 3:00 pm – RESCHEDULING

  • Key elements to private system action and source control
  • Permit requirements
  • Legacy contaminants and potential sources of contamination that need to be controlled
  • Municipal Stormwater Management Programs (SWMP) and its requirements
    Inspection components and results
  • BMPs maintenance inspections and LID features
  • Program incentives and tools

If you would like to register a large number of staff at a reduced price, please contact Ann Boyce at ann@ecoss.org or 425-345-6326 to discuss price break options.

If you as an individual would like to register for more than one municipal training, please contact Ann Boyce at ann@ecoss.org or 425-345-6326 to discuss price break options.

Questions about these courses or need help with registration? Contact Ann at municipal.stormwater@ecoss.org or 425-345-6326.

Pre-registration required for all webinars.


May 26, 2020 @ 12:00 am
June 4, 2020 @ 12:00 am
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ECOSS Municipal Stormwater Training

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