Course Description

Course ID: 
Policy & Regulations
Continuing Education Units: 

This one day course is for those interested in gaining a better understanding of the regulatory background, compliance requirements and best management practices (BMPs) associated with Industrial Stormwater Management. Included topics are developed to inform stakeholders such as permit holders, stormwater service providers and other interested parties about source control, sampling considerations, and BMP implementation and maintenance.

During this 8-hour course, the instructor will cover a variety of stormwater topics while providing attendees with a broad-level understanding of Industrial Stormwater Management.  The Industrial Stormwater Management Workshop content will be targeted to NPDES industrial permitted facilities, municipalities with industrial activity, and waste water treatment facilities managing surface water runoff.


Attendees will receive a course manual containing workshop proceedings and reference material.

Intended Audience: 

Permit managers, municipal inspectors, professional engineers, environmental consultants, as well as beginners new to the field and others interested in the topic will benefit from attending this workshop. Industrial wastewater treatment operators needing to fulfill their continuing education requirements are encouraged to attend.

More Information

Course Topics

Introduction to Industrial Stormwater NPDES Permits

       a.      Federal Regulations

       b.     Other Drivers

Preparing a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)                                  

Implementing the SWPPP Water Quality Sampling

Where Common Pollutants are found in Industrial Stormwater

Sampling protocols, procedures and methodologies

The Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP)

Visual Inspections

Reporting and Recordkeeping

Source  Control

Spill Prevention and Clean up

Best Management Practices (BMPs)

      -        Operational

      -        Structural

      -        Treatment

Corrective action Case Studies and integrating a variety BMPs as solutions

Wrap-up and an outlook to the future of stormwater

What to Bring

Pen or pencil and paper if you don't want to take notes in your manual. Lunch will be on your own but drinks and snacks will be provided throughout the day.

Billing Information

In order to guarantee a space in a course, the tuition must be paid in full TWO WEEKS before the first day of the course by either check or credit card. State and government agencies paying with a purchase order are allowed payment under the two-week time frame if a copy of the purchase order is received by NWETC.

If You Need to Cancel


  • With 31 or more days notice, we will offer a 100% refund or credit towards a future course. The credit is good for one year and may be applied to any course.
  • With 30-8 days notice, we will offer a course credit towards a future course. The credit is good for one year and may be applied to any course.
  • With fewer than 8 days notice, there is no course credit available

*Please note that attendee replacement is welcome at any time

Disability Accommodations

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