Date: Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008
Workshop Description: This workshop showcased strategies and materials that have been developed specifically for municipalities to help them meet Phase II regulations relating to public involvement, education, and outreach.
A binder was provided at the workshop, containing the materials mentioned in the workshop description. Please visit the Stormwater Managers link on the Resources page of the RI Stormwater Solutions website (http://www.ristormwatersolutions.org) for links to all of the documents provided in that binder. The binder table of contents (PDF) can be viewed here.
The binder contents also are available on a CD. To obtain a CD, please contact: Lisa Philo via e-mail at: LPHILO@URI.EDU.
Table of Additional Resources
From Narragansett Bay Estuary Program:
List of Watershed Organizations (PDF)–note that this list is not intended to be comprehensive
Date: May 21, 2008
Workshop Description: This workshop is sponsored and hosted by the Green Valley Institute and designed for communities in the Quinebaug-Shetucket, CT area who are interested in learning more about innovative zoning techniques and wastewater treatment alternatives that can be used to promote smart development strategies and minimize sprawling development patterns.
Wastewater Treatment Alternatives and Smart Growth (PDF), Lorraine Joubert
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Overview (PDF), George Loomis
Date: April 29, 2008
Workshop Description: This workshop was a train-the-trainer event. Materials were presented to allow supervisors to train employees on the good housekeeping portion of their municipal Stormwater Management Program Plan. The workshop focused on maintaining and inspecting roadway drainage systems and auxiliary structures.
These materials are available electronically (links below), on a CD and in hard-copy. To purchase a CD or hard-copy of the manual, please use our order form. For additional questions contact Marie Esten at 401-874.5687 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date: April 24, 2008
Workshop Description: With recent advances in lawn and landscape management, public grounds can be green and healthy while keeping local waters healthy and safe. This half-day program will cover economically and environmentally sound approaches to landscape management, including low-maintenance turf care, improved seed varieties, and the latest developments in insect and disease management.
Overview of Stormwater Issues, Lorraine Joubert
Site Assessment, Kate Venturini
Grass Species and Fertilization Practices to Minimize Negative Effects of Lawns, Dr. Rebecca Brown
Modern Approaches to Turf Management, David Hughes
List of Workshop Attendees
Date: March 28, 2008
Workshop DescriptionThis review course for the Certified Erosion and Sediment and Storm Water Inspection (CESSWI) exam provides a complete overview of the procedures, methods, and minimum EPA regulatory requirements for inspections of erosion and sediment controls and stormwater management practices and activities. Although ideal preparation for the exam, anyone seeking to improve their skill and ability in field inspections for erosion and sediment controls may sign up for this course. To become certified however, you must apply to CESSWI to be pre-approved to take the exam. Then once you are approved you must register for the exam.
Steal This Fact Sheet: Strategies For Reducing Stormwater Pollution
(RI NEMO Presentation at the 2008 Land and Water Summit)
Date: March 7, 2008
Materials From The Workshop:
We discussed the sequence of mailings that was distributed on CD during Workshop #2.
Mail Merge Tutorial (Word doc)
RIWIS Inspector’s Report for Conventional Systems (Word doc)
RIWIS Inspector’s Report for I&A Systems (Word doc)
RIWIS Mandatory I&A Fields (Word doc)
RIWIS Service Provider Application (Word doc, March 2008 version)
Everything You Need to Know About Erosion & Sediment Control: Installation, Maintenance and Inspection
Dates: February 27, 2008 or March 10, 2008
Additional details are also contained in the Erosion and Sediment Control Flyer.
Workshop Handouts and PresentationsPresentations (Presentation 1: Welcome is not posted)
2. Intro. Erosion Principles3. Vegetation Establishment4. Erosion Prevention5. Runoff Control6. Sediment7. Problems to avoidHandouts Block and Gravel InletErosion Control BlanketFabric Drop Inlet ProtectionHay Bale BarrierMulch for SeedMulchingOutlet StabilizationPermanent SeedingRock DamSediment FenceTemporary SeedingTemporary Slope Drain