University of Minnesota Extension
www.extension.umn.edu
612-624-1222
Menu Menu

Extension > Environment > Stormwater Education Program > Stormwater U > Bioretention Systems: The "Dirt" on Soils, Water, & Infiltration

Bioretention Systems: The "Dirt" on Soils, Water, & Infiltration

Tuesday, August 9, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Minnetonka Community Center

WORKSHOP AGENDA
With links to materials

Participants Agenda

8:00 a.m.

Registration

8:30 a.m.

Welcome & Introduction (2.99 MB PDF)
Leslie Yetka, Education Manager; Minnehaha Creek Watershed District

8:50 a.m.

Regulatory Overview: (9.01 MB PDF)
State: the old, the existing, and the new (MIDS) rules
Todd Smith, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Local issues (2.64 MB PDF)
Luke Schwitzer, Compliance Officer, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District

9:20 a.m.

Assessing Existing Conditions (17.5 MB PDF)
Kurt Leuthold, P.E., LEED® AP, Senior Civil Engineer, Barr Engineering Company

9:40 a.m.

Principles of Soil Infiltration (5.97 MB PDF)
Farzana Ahmed , Research Assistant, University of Minnesota

10:00 a.m.

Break

10:10 a.m.

Designing and Selecting Infiltration BMPs that will work (30 MB PDF)
Kurt Leuthold, P.E., LEED® AP, Senior Civil Engineer, Barr Engineering Company

10:45 a.m.

Bringing it all together (9.91 MB PDF)
Liz Stout, P.E., Water Resources Engineer, City of Minnetonka

11:00 a.m.

Break & walk over to the field exercise stations

11:15 a.m.

Field Exercise
Station A: (275.4 K PDF)
Farzana Ahmed, Research Assistant, University of Minnesota Shahram Missaghi, Water Resources, University of Minnesota Extension
Station B:
Liz Stout, P.E., Water Resources Engineer, City of Minnetonka Leslie Yetka, Education Manager, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Kurt Leuthold, P.E., LEED® AP, Senior Civil Engineer, Barr Engineering Company

12:15 p.m. Walk back to class room, Lunch, and Evaluations

12:30 p.m.

Forum: The Top 10 "not to dos"
All presenters

1:15 p.m.

Wrap up & next Stormwater U (146.2 K PDF)
Leslie Yetka, Education Manager, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District

1:30 p.m. Workshop Ends
  • © 2015 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy