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2015 Rice Lake Classroom/Field Event

Overview of Event

BMP’s Gone Wild
September 24, 2015
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College/American Excelsior Company ErosionLab, Rice Lake, WI

Classroom Presentations

New Porous Pavement Standard
Jeremy Balousek, Dane County Land & Water Resources

Panel Discussion- Understanding the Performance Thresholds of BMPs
Michelle Reynolds, WisDOT; Matt Jacobson, WiDNR; Leo Holm, PE; Tom Kobus, WisDOT; Eric Rortvedt, WiDNR; Mary Jo Webster, La Crosse Urban Stormwater Group

Phosphorus Removal
Paul McGinley, UW-Stevens Point/UW-Extension

What Happens to the Water Quality when a Goose Poops? 
Patrick Goggin, UW-Extension

Field Event Demonstrations

  • Shoreline BMPs, roots, and plant types & review of previously installed BMPs
  • Socks with various materials
  • Know your TRM (WisDOT Class III Products)
  • WisDOT demo ditch checks
  • Engineered soils & infiltration rates
  • Effectiveness of poorly maintained BMPs
  • Design storm event flows

Continuing Education

Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance by email after the event, indicating that they have received 6 professional development hours (PDH)/continuing education (CE) credits.  The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services has approved this program for Commercial Building Inspector, Dwelling Contractor Qualifier (DCQ), Journeyman Plumber (JP), Journeyman Plumber-Restricted Service (JPRS), Master Plumber (MP), Master Plumber-Restricted Service (MPRS), Soil Tester (ST), and UDC Construction Inspectors (UCI). Course ID 17393.

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