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Treatment System Design & Post Construction Performance Estimates - Part I

New Workshop!
Cosponsored with the UNH Stormwater Center

This will be a 16 hour, two-day course that will cover site stormwater management design, focusing primarily on Green Infrastructure and innovative Low Impact Design (LID) strategies. The first part of the course will include the following topics:

  • Performance characteristics of stormwater systems
  • Dynamic and static system sizing
  • Filtration system design and specifications
    • Sand filter
    • Bioretention
    • Rain garden
    • Tree filter
  • Subsurface gravel wetland
  • Cost estimation
  • Performance crediting
  • Operation and maintenance

This is part of the Stormwater Management Certificate Program but you do not need to enroll in the program to take this workshop.

Instructor Bios


Treatment System Design & Post Construction Performance Estimates - Part I

  • James Houle

    James Houle is the Program Director for the Stormwater Center. His responsibilities include directing and managing the Stormwater Center's growing body of research projects.  Areas of expertise include diffusion of innovative stormwater management solutions, the design and implementation of innovative stormwater control measures including green infrastructure (GI), and low impact development (LID) strategies, planning and implementation, operation and maintenance, and water resource monitoring. Dr. Houle holds a Ph.D in Natural Resources and Environmental Science and has over fifteen years of experience with water quality related issues in New England and is a certified professional in storm water quality (CPSWQ) and a certified professional in erosion and sediment control (CPESC).

9:00am - 5:00pm
Durham Campus - Gregg Hall
James Houle
USNH Tuition Waiver Discount
PDT - 10% Alumni Discount