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Course Name: Stormwater Management for Engineers
Course Code: EW0302WA22
Date: March 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, and April 1, 2022
Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm EDT (Log-in time: 8:00 am EDT)
Format: Live, instructor-led
Registration Fee: TBD
Multi Person Discount Fee: TBD (Save when you sign up with a colleague!)
Registration Closes: TBD
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Payments should be made out to: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Checks and money orders should be mailed to: Office of Continuing Professional Education, Attn: Registration Dept., 102 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
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Managing stormwater runoff is becoming more complex every day. In order to comply with New Jersey’s highly comprehensive stormwater management rules (or the rules established in any other state), all types of professionals from engineers to project reviewers, developers and environmental planners need to acquire broader knowledge and new skills.
This course, led by Joseph Skupien (an expert with more than 25 years of NJ stormwater experience), is designed to address these needs by presenting the most pertinent and up-to-date information on the scientific and regulatory aspects of stormwater management.
Although there is an emphasis on NJ’s stormwater rules — some of the most comprehensive in the nation — attendees from any state will learn to better manage stormwater in their hometown. This stormwater management training will help you no matter where you live and work!
- Overview of New Jersey’s Stormwater Management Rules, including groundwater recharge and stormwater quality requirements
- Evaluation, selection, and design of appropriate stormwater management practices and facilities
- Design of groundwater recharge facilities using the NJDEP’s Groundwater Recharge Spreadsheet
- Methodologies to address the NJDEP’s stormwater quality requirements
- Computation of runoff volumes, rates, and hydrography using National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) methodologies, including TR-55
- How to incorporate maintenance, safety, and aesthetic considerations into facility design
- Design and evaluation of nonstructural stormwater measures using New Jersey’s Nonstructural Points System (NSPS)
Who Should Attend?
This class is well-suited for all types of engineers who are involved with stormwater management. Past participants have also included:
- Environmental Compliance Coordinators
- Environmental Developers
- Environmental Managers
- Project Managers
Meet Your Instructor
Joseph J. Skupien, PE, PP
Joseph J. Skupien, PE, PP, is the president of Storm Water Management Consulting, LLC and one of New Jersey’s foremost experts in stormwater and floodplain management, flood control, dam safety, and regulatory compliance. During his career, he has participated in the design and construction of hundreds of stormwater facilities. In addition, Joe regularly teaches stormwater and floodplain management programs for state and local government agencies. Course attendees benefit from his theoretical knowledge, real-world experience, and excellent teaching skills.
“[After taking this course,] I think that my approach to stormwater design will be much more organized. I always felt a little disoriented in what to tackle first. Now I will start with the nonstructural options and progress forward.”
– Past Participant
“[The most useful aspect of the program was] the breakdown of how to bring together all the information needed to do a stormwater analysis.”
– Past Participant
“Very good overview of stormwater in its entirety, with a precise focus on the important practical applications.”
– Past Participant
Continuing Education Credits
The most recent offering of Stormwater Management for Engineers was approved for the following credits from professional organizations. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.
NJ Certified Public Works Managers (CPWM): 5 Technical, 5 Management, 5 Government Contact Hours
NJ Health Officers and Registered Environmental Health Specialists (HO/REHS): Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this education program will be awarded 18.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).
NJ Professional Engineers: 18 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits
NJ Wastewater Operators ONLY: 18 TCHs (Approval #01-031801-20)
NY Professional Engineers: 14 PDHs
Course Requirements and Policies
This online course will be delivered via Rutgers Canvas learning management system and Zoom.
Equipment you will need to access this training:
- Laptop or desktop computers are required for this class.
- A microphone is required.
Once you register with OCPE, you will receive an email from “Rutgers University Canvas” saying, “Click here to finish the registration process,” to create your new account in the Canvas Virtual Platform. If you do not see this message in your inbox, please check your junk/spam folder. The course shell will not open until a week before the start date of class. You will receive an email from Claudine Oleskin with directions and more details for the class.
A unique email address is required for each registrant to register and access our courses.
- If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.
- If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, your account must be updated with a unique email address. To do this, please send an email to us at email@example.com stating that your email address needs to be changed and include:
- Your full name
- The shared email address that needs to be changed
- Your unique email address
- A phone number where you can be reached if we have any questions
Photo ID Requirement
Each registrant will be asked provide a photo of him/herself holding their government-issued photo ID. This is required by credit boards so that you may receive credits for participating in this online course.
- You will receive a reminder email prior to the start of the class with further instructions. Wait to receive these instructions before you attempt to upload your ID.
- The photo must be clear enough that we can read your name and verify that the person pictured on the ID is in fact the person holding it.
- After an OCPE staff member reviews the picture and verifies your identity, you will have access to participate in the course when it begins.
Cancellations and Substitutions
A $100 cancellation fee applies for this course. Substitutions are permitted. View our cancellation policy.
Attention U.S. Veterans
This course is approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for educational benefits through the GI Bill®. Learn more.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
Program Questions? We’re Here to Help!
If you have any questions about Stormwater Management for Engineers, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin
For registration assistance, please contact our Registration Department at 848-932-9271, option 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.