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PA DEP Stormwater Management Design Training Announcement

Fri Oct 31, 2014 / Storm Water

DEP Announces Stormwater Management Design Training in Harrisburg 

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites county and city planners, engineers, developers, redevelopment authorities and community leaders to attend a training session about stormwater management control for permitted activities on Thursday, Nov. 13, in Harrisburg.

The training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East, 4751 Lindle Road, Harrisburg. The cost to attend is $150 per person. Lunch and training materials are included in the cost.

The training will focus on explaining the state’s Chapter 102 environmental regulation, specifically the post-construction stormwater management requirements. The training will teach attendees how to identify the appropriate permits for construction and design activities, and how DEP reviews applications for those permits.

Participants will also learn about Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Inventory searches and how to consider stormwater management when looking at a site. No prior knowledge or experience working with the Chapter 102 regulation is needed to attend this training.

The training will also include a question and answer session. To submit anonymous questions in advance of the training, participants should contact Brandi Hunter-Davenport, Director of Public Affairs and Education for the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts (PACD), at the email address below. PACD is working in partnership with DEP’s South-central Regional’s Office’s Waterways and Wetlands Program to provide the training.

Space is limited, so registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register online in advance of the training athttp://bit.ly/Ch102RegComm.

For more information on the training, interested persons should contact DEP Waterways and Wetlands Permits Section Chief Nathan Crawford at 717-705-4798. Interested persons with questions regarding registration should contact Brandi at 717-238-7223 or brandi-davenport@pacd.org.