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Sep 21

Watershed Protection from a Stormwater Perspective: Regulations and Components – Part 3

September 21, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Date: September 21, 2023 | 2:00 PM EST/1:00 PM CST
Speaker: Angela Walker
Credits: 0.1 CEU / 1.0 PDH

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This 3-part webinar series will delve into the EPA regulations that govern watershed protection and the crucial role of stormwater permitting in this regard. The series will also offer an overview of the 9 elements required by the EPA for a watershed protection plan and how they are put into practice. Join speaker Angela Walker from Stormwater University on September 21st, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. CST, as she explores stakeholders and how the federal government supports the implementation of these plans through grants and funding. You will also learn how to identify problematic pollutants in a watershed and how to limit their impact.

Moreover, the series will discuss why watershed protections sometimes fail and how to avoid such pitfalls. Lastly, it will explore the significance of water quality standards and how protecting the watershed can substantially improve the quality of water in a region, state, territory, or tribal land.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify what causes watershed protection plans to fail and how to avoid the pitfalls
  • Discuss new and pending regulations and how the regulatory climate has evolved in recent years
  • Describe how successful watershed programs help improve water quality standards and how protecting the watershed greatly increase the quality of water in a given area
  • Explain how the Federal government helps implement watershed protection plans with grants and funding