Stormwater: Erosion Control and Pollution Prevention Streaming Video on Demand

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13 minutes
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Course Description

Protecting our environment and minimizing the impact of stormwater runoff is essential in today's construction industry. This introductory course on Stormwater Pollution Prevention equips participants with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage stormwater and prevent pollution on and from construction sites. Designed for construction professionals and individuals responsible for environmental compliance, this training provides a solid foundation in stormwater management practices and regulatory requirements.

In this course, you'll gain insights into:

  • Understanding the importance of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs) and Best Management Practices (BMPs) in minimizing pollution.
  • Conducting thorough site assessments to identify potential sources of pollution and mitigate risks.
  • Recognizing and addressing common pollutants associated with construction activities, including sediment, fertilizers, sanitary waste, and hazardous chemicals.
  • Implementing both structural and non-structural BMPs to control erosion, manage runoff, and promote environmental stewardship.
  • Developing effective inspection, maintenance, and repair protocols for BMPs to ensure their continued effectiveness.
  • Navigating the SWPPP template and understanding the key sections and requirements for compliance.
  • Considering state-specific stormwater management regulations in addition to federal guidelines.

By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of stormwater pollution prevention. Armed with this knowledge, you'll be ready to contribute to the promotion of sustainable construction practices and the protection of the water resources we all share.

This program is available with Spanish and French closed captions.

Keywords: stormwater, storm water, stormwater management, sewer, drainage, water management, stormwater runoff, bmps, storm drain, best management practices, bmp, epa, swppp, ag management, site development, best management, stormwater pollution prevention, pollution prevention, pollution prevention plan, runoff, erosion, erosion control

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