The 2021 Erosion Control Workshop, presented by Allegheny, Butler and Washington County Conservation Districts, includes eight webinars with one held every Tuesday and Thursday in February at 1 p.m. The Erosion Control Workshop is an annual event for municipalities, contractors, consultants, developers, engineers and other land development professionals.
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Professional Development Hours | PDH certificates will be emailed to participants who both register for and attend sessions. Each session is worth one credit hour.
With the wealth of coal throughout the Appalachian region, encountering coal seams or mining for proposed non-mining projects can result in safety hazards or the potential to cause pollution. This presentation will cover due diligence desktop reviews to identify naturally occurring acid-forming materials or mining hazards; give a brief explanation of mining methods and abandoned mine lands; and describe BMPs to mitigate hazards.
This presentation provides information on design requirements of the Managed Release Concept BMP, as well as a case study with an MRC BMP proposed in a residential land development. An overview of land development challenges along with the hydrologic and hydraulic calculations completed to meet the required design parameters will be presented.
Speakers: Brian Metzler, P.E., Principal and Bob Melnek, P.E., Senior Engineer - T3 Global Strategies, Inc.
As many municipalities are required to design and construct Pollutant Reduction Plan (PRP) projects, it’s important to remember many of these projects involve permits. This presentation will discuss the Chapter 102 and 105 permits that may be required for PRP projects, such as stream restoration and existing pond retrofits.
Speakers: Ashley Neptune, P.E., The Gateway Engineers, and Matt Gordon, ACCD Regulatory Director
This session will examine the geotechnical, soil, and geologic conditions that seem to impact developments and earthmoving activities. Preliminary evaluation and assessment techniques used to predict potential issues will also be highlighted.
Speaker: Harold (Bud) McCutcheon, P.E. – KU Resources