Sustainable Design Stormwater Management Course

The Northwest Environmental Training Center is offering a course on
Low Impact Development: Stormwater Management for Sustainable Design and Water Efficiency,” Wednesday, September 8, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Antioch University near Seattle Center.

This course provides an overview of low-impact development approaches and resources for building industry professionals. Low Impact Development (LID) is an alternative, systems-level approach to conventional stormwater management. Critical for the Pacific Northwest where water quality and salmon habitat protection are key issues, LID offers opportunities for sustainable site design and water efficiency.

Course Topics:

  • What is LID?
  • Benefits of LID
  • Northwest Storm Water Issues
  • Salmon Habitat Effects
  • Bio-Retention and Rain Gardens
  • Tree Box Filters
  • Green Streets
  • Rainwater Capture
  • Green Roofs
  • Permeable Pavers
  • Soil Amendments
  • Green Infrastructure
  • EPA LID Guidelines
  • LID Case Studies
  • Cost Reduction through LID
  • LID Tools and Resources

The intended audience for the course includes:

  • Environmental Professionals
  • Landscape Architects
  • Architects
  • Facility Managers
  • Those who are interested in incorporating LID into existing site

Registration for the course is : $250/*$200 (*reduced tuition is available to employees of Native American tribes, government agencies; and nonprofits; students; and NAEP, NEBC, and NWAEP members).

You may register by calling the Northwest Environmental Training Center at 206-762-1976, or online at this link https://www.nwetc.org/registration_process/reg_gbs-301_09-10_seattle/registration.htm.

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