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Stormwater Management Training Series
April 18, 2018 @ 12:00 am
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County
Announces Stormwater Management Training Series
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County will be hosting a Stormwater Management Training series
beginning on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The program offers a five-part series of workshops for professionals
involved in stormwater management. Professionals will be able to learn about the latest trends and standards along
with new techniques and evolving research, policies and performance data change. The trainings are designed to
provide private and public sector administrators, consultants, architects, planners and administrators with up-to-date
techniques. The program emphasizes the standards in New York State, based on NYS-DEC’s August 2010
Stormwater Design Manual, the NYS-DEC Erosion and Sediment Control Manual, FEMA flood standards, and
related permits, and also examines national standards and future trends. All trainings emphasize applications to realworld
conditions, and involve hands-on, group, and individual exercises.
Trainings for the workshop series include:
April 18: Stormwater Filtration and Infiltration Practices
This class will examine the essential aspects and design standard of stormwater practices that use filtration and
infiltration, including initial design considerations, evaluation of options, testing, sizing, construction, and most
importantly: long term maintenance. Numerous design examples, case studies and class exercises will be provided.
May 23: Stream Restoration
This class will explore the natural stream restoration techniques developed by CWP, NYSDEC, USACE, and NRCS
that can be used to restore the resilience of waterways, and to reduce flooding and pollution impacts. Beginning with
assessment techniques for watersheds, soils, channels geomorphology, and bed-loads, the class will then explore the
numerous site specific practices available for clean-up, repair, and restoration of stream channels, including
bioengineering, de-channelization, revetments, j-hooks, drops, jacks, deflectors, weirs and veins. Numerous design
examples and case studies will be provided.
June 20: Small Dam Design and Inspection in New York
Following the NYSDEC’s Guidelines for Design of Dams, this class will review the critical elements
involved in designing, building and maintaining small dams in New York, including: permitting and evaluation
requirements, hydrology, hydraulics, types of spillways, hazard classifications, breach analysis, and the development
of emergency action plans. The class will also explore the history of dams in New York State, and techniques for
inspecting and retrofitting existing dams numerous design examples and case studies will be provided
Deadline for registration is one week prior to each course. Cost (which includes lunch and materials) is $260
per person, per course, if registered by the deadline; $320 per person, per course after the deadline. A discount of
15% will be offered when registering with payment for all five training courses by February 15, 2018. Special
rebates are offered for municipalities. All classes are held from 8:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. at Cornell Cooperative
Extension Orange County, 18 Seward Ave., Third Floor, Middletown, NY 10940. To register or for more
information please visit: //cceorangecounty.org.