Municipal Stormwater Training e-Learning Classes

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.

Price per webinar: $125


Current Class Offerings:

201 IDDE Inspections – POSTPONED UNTIL FALL                                                       Pre-recorded Webinar

  • 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 – POSTPONED UNTIL FALL                                        Pre-recorded Webinar

  • 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

101 Municipal Stormwater (SW) Program Overview                                               Pre-recorded Webinar

  • 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

202 Private/Public SW Infrastructure Inspection & Maintenance                          Pre-recorded Webinar

  • 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

103 Stormwater Regulations Overview                                                                     Pre-recorded Webinar

  • 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

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.


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

Registration required for all webinars

Industrial Stormwater E-Learning Pre-Recorded Webinars

Industrial Stormwater Workshops are offered for Washington State, and are designed to meet the needs of all levels of stormwater management, from just starting out, to seasoned stormwater professionals.

These professional pre-recorded webinars provide an overview of permit requirements, SWPPP development considerations, overview of potential BMPs to successfully achieve compliance and sampling techniques for a limited time.

Sessions 1 – 3 are the equivalent of ECOSS’ 101 Stormwater Program Fundamentals workshop.  Session 4 reviews a portion of the 201 Advanced Stormwater Management.  Choose one, two, three, or all four sessions.

Links to the webinars will be sent to you once your purchase request has been processed. The videos will be available for 30 days upon receipt of the links.

Each session is $100; purchase all four sessions and save $50.


Session 1 – The 2020 ISG Permit & How to Create a SWPPP                        

Workshop content includes:

  • The Washington 2020 Industrial Stormwater General Permit
  • The Permit’s new requirements
  •  What to include in a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

Session 2 – Sampling, Labs and Reporting                                                      

Workshops content includes:

  • How and where to sample your stormwater
  • Sample collection technique
  • How to choose a lab
  • How to read sampling results
  • Requirements for reporting discharge monitoring reports (DMR)

Session 3 – Spill Prevention and BMPs                                                              

Workshop content includes:

  • Spill prevention, control and response; staff training
  • Operational, structural and treatment Best Management Practices (BMPs) to help meet permit requirements

Session 4 – Responding to Level 3 Actions and Lawsuits                                      

Workshop content includes:

  • What to do when you have a Level 3 Action requirement
  • Making the Data Work for You
  • Managing a Lawsuit
  • The Principles of Advanced Treatment

Links to the webinars will be sent to you once your purchase has been received.


Questions about these webinars, email info@ecoss.org or call ECOSS at 425-345-6326.

If you prefer to pay offline, please email or call for assistance. Pre-registration is required for all workshops.

Industrial Stormwater E-Learning Classes

Industrial Stormwater Workshops are offered for Washington State, and are designed to meet the needs of all levels of stormwater management, from just starting out, to seasoned stormwater professionals.

These professional workshops provide an overview of permit requirements, SWPPP development considerations, overview of potential BMPs to successfully achieve compliance and sampling techniques.

 

Stormwater 100: Basic Building Blocks of the Industrial Stormwater Permit  FREE! 

Two Sessions:

Wednesday, June 10:  9 am – 11 am
Wednesday, June 10:  1 pm – 3 pm
This course provides a brief and very high level overview of the basics of stormwater management including:

  • The permit and SWPPP
  • Facility assessment and description with facility assessment exercise
  • Spill response, Sampling, some basic BMPs
  • Reporting requirements and Resources

Sessions 1 – 3 are the equivalent of ECOSS’ 101 Stormwater Program Fundamentals workshop.  Session 4 reviews a portion of the 201 Advanced Stormwater Management.  Choose one, two, three, or all four sessions.

Each session is $100; purchase all four sessions and receive a discount of $50, the same cost for the 101 workshop ($350). 

Session 1 – The 2020 ISG Permit & How to Create a SWPPP                         Webinar, Monday, May 18:  9 am – 11 am

Workshop content includes:

  • The Washington 2020 Industrial Stormwater General Permit
  • The Permit’s new requirements
  •  What to include in a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

Session 2 – Sampling, Labs and Reporting                                                                   Webinar, Friday, May 22:  9 am – 11 am

Workshops content includes:

  • How and where to sample your stormwater
  • Sample collection technique
  • How to choose a lab
  • How to read sampling results
  • Requirements for reporting discharge monitoring reports (DMR)

Session 3 – Spill Prevention and BMPs                                                               Webinar, Friday, May 22:  1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Workshop content includes:

  • Spill prevention, control and response; staff training
  • Operational, structural and treatment Best Management Practices (BMPs) to help meet permit requirements

Session 4 – Responding to Level 3 Actions and Lawsuits                                       Webinar, Tuesday, May 26:  8 am – 10 am

Workshop content includes:

  • What to do when you have a Level 3 Action requirement
  • Making the Data Work for You
  • Managing a Lawsuit
  • The Principles of Advanced Treatment

Information about attending the workshops will be sent to you once you have registered.


 

If you have questions about the webinars, please contact Ann Boyce at ann@ecoss.org or 425-345-6326.


If you prefer to pay offline, please email or call for assistance. Pre-registration is required for all workshops.

Municipal Stormwater Training e-Learning Classes

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.

Municipal Stormwater Education – Bothell

ECOSS prepares municipal staff to effectively manage their stormwater programs.

We are offering three classes in Bothell. Register for one, two or all three classes in the tickets section.

101 Municipal Stormwater Program Overview (8:00 am – 10:00 am)

201 IDDE Inspections (10:30 am – 12:30 pm)

205 Spill Control & Response (1:30 pm – 3:30 pm)

The more you learn, the more you save:

$150 for one class                                                                                                          $250 for any two classes                                                                                          $300 for all three classes

Questions about this course or need help with registration? Contact Ann at municipal.stormwater@ecoss.org or 206-767-0432, ext. 1004.

Pre-registration required for this workshop.

101: Municipal Stormwater Program Overview – Medina

This course provides an overview of EPA and Department of Ecology requirements for Phase I and Phase II municipal stormwater permits, and how these requirements translate into municipal Operations and Maintenance programs. The course identifies the necessary elements for a compliant and effective municipal stormwater program and explores how new program requirements will affect municipal operations in the future.

The 101 – Municipal Stormwater Program Overview class will:

  • What stormwater is, how it gets polluted, and Clean Water Act regulatory history
  • Basics of how municipal programs regulate, are regulated and policy drivers
  • Federal and WA State Stormwater Permit requirements
  • Overview of SWMP (Stormwater Management Plan) and its crucial elements
  • How Operations and Maintenance staff activities  contribute to SWMP programs
  • Briefly explore how Low Impact Development (LID) and associated Best Management Practices (BMPs) will change municipal operations

Pre-registration is required for this workshop.

Questions about this course, email municipal.stormwater@ecoss.org or call 206-767-0432, ext. 1004.

 

Municipal Stormwater Education – Mt. Vernon

ECOSS prepares municipal staff to manage their stormwater programs effectively.

ECOSS offers three classes in Mt. Vernon. Register for one, two or all three classes in the tickets section.

 

101 Municipal Stormwater Program Overview (8:00 am – 9:30 am)

205 Spill Control & Response (10:00 am – 12:15 pm)

203 LID Infrastructure & Maintenance (1:15 pm – 3:45 pm)

The more you learn, the more you save:

$150 for one class                                                                                                          $250 for any two classes                                                                                          $300 for all three classes

Questions about this course or need help with registration? Contact Ann at municipal.stormwater@ecoss.org or 206-767-0432, ext. 1004.

Pre-registration required for this workshop.

Municipal Stormwater Education – Maple Valley

ECOSS prepares municipal staff to effectively manage their stormwater programs.

We are offering three classes in Maple Valley. Register for one, two or all three classes in the tickets section.

101 Municipal Stormwater Program Overview (8:00 am – 9:30 am)

201 IDDE Inspections (10:00 am – 12:00 pm)

205 Spill Control & Response (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm)

The more you learn, the more you save:

$150 for one class                                                                                                          $250 for any two classes                                                                                          $300 for all three classes

Questions about this course or need help with registration? Contact Ann at municipal.stormwater@ecoss.org or 206-767-0432, ext. 1004.

Pre-registration required for this workshop.

Municipal Stormwater Education – Wenatchee

ECOSS prepares municipal staff to effectively manage their stormwater programs.

We are offering three classes in Wenatchee. Register for one, two or all three classes in the tickets section.

202 Stormwater Infrastructure Inspection & Maintenance (7:30 am – 9:30 am)

207 Introduction to the SWPPP (10:00 am – 11:30 am)

205 Spill Control & Response (12:30 pm – 3:00 pm)

The more you learn, the more you save:

$150 for one class                                                                                                          $225 for any two classes                                                                                          $300 for all three classes

Questions about this course or need help with registration, contact Ann at municipal.stormwater@ecoss.org or 206-767-0432, ext. 1004

Pre-registration required for this workshop.

201 IDDE Inspections & 205 Spill Response – Snohomish

ECOSS prepares municipal staff to effectively manage their stormwater programs

This is a combined course designed to increase awareness and provide municipal field staff with the tools to detect different types of illicit discharges in the public storm sewer system. Gain insight into what to look for to prevent spills, how to develop and execute a good spill response program, and what things to consider in responding to a spill.

 

Thursday, November 8 Class: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Cost: $225 per person

Pre-registration required for this workshop

 

Questions about this course or need help with registration, contact Ann at municipal.stormwater@ecoss.org or 206-767-0432, ext. 1004