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Master Class in Erosion and Sediment Control

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Quail Hill Community Center

39 Shady Canyon Drive

Irvine, CA 92603

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Learn principles and advanced topics of ESC including GCP, soil analysis, BMPs, stormwater management, RUSLE, and SMPs for wildfire areas.

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This two-day course features advanced training on erosion and sediment control and storm water management, a group planning session for areas affected by wildfire, and a focus on post-fire hazard assessment and remediation, including the specification and application of sustainable management practices (SMPs) as they apply to wildfire affected areas. The afternoon of the second day will include field demonstrations on the application and installations of SMPs at the Orange County Great Park.

The first day of the course will address the principles of erosion and sediment control and the function of best management practices (BMPs) used on construction sites. Advanced topics such as updates to the current regulatory environment, soil sampling and analysis, and the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE) will be presented. There will also be a group planning session for stormwater management on construction sites.

The morning of the second day will address professional certification programs, qualifications, and application procedures. The remainder of the morning classroom session will focus on post-fire hazard assessment and remediation, including the specification and application of sustainable management practices (SMPs) unique to wildfire affected areas.

In the afternoon of the second day, field demonstrations on the application and installations of erosion and sediment control BMPs will be demonstrated at the Orange County Great Park site.

What You Will Learn:

  • Updates to the California General Construction and Industrial Stormwater Permits
  • How to use the RUSLE on your project
  • The importance soil sampling and analysis in vegetation establishment
  • BMPs and their function in construction
  • A ten-step planning process for stormwater management
  • Certification programs, qualifications and how to apply
  • How erosion and sedimentation is accelerated by wildfire
  • Post-fire hazards and potential impacts to human health and safety, private property, and public infrastructure
  • The adaptability of standard best management practices of remediation of post-fire issues

EARN: 16.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

Faculty:

  • Principal Instructor: Mike Harding, CPESC -Edinburgh, IN
  • Regulatory & Post-Fire Assessment: Kathleen Harrison, Geosyntec Consultants-Geosyntec Consultants, San Diego, CA
  • Soil 101 & Certification Programs: Marc Theisen, CPESC - V.P., Profile Products, Chicago, IL
  • RUSLE & Flooding and Debris Flows After Fires: Ian Paton, CPESC- Wright Water Engineers, Denver, CO

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Quail Hill Community Center

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WCIECA is a non-profit, professional organization committed to providing quality member services: relevant education, a conduit to the marketplace for products and services, and regulatory information that affects the erosion/sediment control and stormwater management industries.

The Western Chapter-International Erosion Control Association (WC-IECA) unites consultants, contractors, engineers, agencies, developers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics, and other practitioners interested in effective and economical methods of erosion and sediment control leading to improved water and air quality; environmental restoration; and land stewardship. This chapter serves members located in Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, and California.

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