Educational Opportunities (free webinar, etc.)

The world of construction stormwater is changing and techniques for effectively manging construction stormwater runoff are getting better every day.  We know that if we aren’t paying attention and not intentionally improving, we could easily be left behind.  Or worse, we could unnecessarily risk our client or employer’s time, money and reputation.  Or, we could miss out on opportunities[…]

Without Rain

If we didn’t have rain there would be no construction stormwater discharge; there would be no erosion; there would be no sediment to worry about,with few exceptions.  Without rain there is no need for sediment basins, silt fence or rolled erosion control products.  Without rain, the construction stormwater professional is without problems (but also likely without a job). Rain matters.  Or[…]

Environmental Leadership – Active or Passive Treatment?

After IECA’s announcement of the 2012 Presenter of the Year Award, several of you asked about the content of my workshop.  Attached is a description of the basis for the workshop presented at the IECA Environmental Connection in Las Vegas back in February. The basic message presented during the workshop was that we have an obligation to lead from wherever[…]

2012 Clear Water Alabama Seminar and Field Day

This year the Alabama Erosion and Sediment Control Partnership will present this annual event in two locations.  Clear Water Alabama will be held in Huntsville on September 26th & 27th then will head south to Spanish Fort on October 10th and 11th. These events present quality education from a national, state and local perspective.  The[…]

Clear Water Alabama/IECA Roadshow Save the Date

What do you get when you combine two great educational programs for water quality protection?   The best erosion ans sediment control show in the southeast United States!  The Alabama Erosion and Sediment Control Program Steering Committee has joined forces with the Southeast Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association to provide a construction stormwater event[…]