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An Introduction to Stormwater BMPs – Functions, Designs & Installations

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

WORKSHOP AGENDA
With links to materials

Participants Agenda

7:30 AM

Registration

8:00 AM

Welcome
Reed Larson, Manager, MPCA North Central Region

8:15 AM

Watershed 101 – A Hands On Exercise
Eleanor Burkett, Water Resources Educator, University of Minnesota Extension
Jackie Froemming, Water Resources & Consumer Horticulture Educator, University of Minnesota Extension

9:00 AM

Stormwater BMPs 101
Shahram Missaghi, Water Resources Educator, University of Minnesota Extension

9:45 AM

Break

10:00 AM

Case Study & QA
Beth Hippert, District Technician, Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District
Jason Kuhl, Sales, Brock White Company
Darrel Thomas, Project Manager, Anderson Brothers Construction Company

11:00 AM

Available Local Resources
Eleanor Burkett, Water Resources Educator, University of Minnesota Extension
Beth Hippert, District Technician, Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District

11:30 AM

Lunch

12:15 PM

Regularity Overview
Scott Lucas, Pollution Control Specialist, Sr., MPCA Brainerd Regional Office
Mitch Brinks, Water Protection Specialist, Crow Wing County

12:30 PM

Designing a Stormwater Infiltration BMP
Rusty Schmidt, Natural Resource Specialist, Washington County Conservation

1:10 PM

Hands on Exercise: Designing a BMP
Exercise #1
Exercise #2

Rusty Schmidt, Natural Resource Specialist, Washington County Conservation

1:30 PM

Break

1:40 PM

Soils & Engineered Soils
Rusty Schmidt, Natural Resource Specialist, Washington County Conservation

2:00 PM

Stormwater Infiltration BMPs Essential Elements for Design, Construction & Installation
Rusty Schmidt, Natural Resource Specialist, Washington County Conservation

2:30 PM

Road Blocks to Successful Stormwater BMPs
Tim Ramerth, Branch Manager, Westwood

2:45 PM

Putting it all together:  From Design to Maintenance
Rusty Schmidt, Natural Resource Specialist, Washington County Conservation

3:15 PM

Round Table Discussions
Eleanor Burkett, Water Resources, University of Minnesota Extension

3:30 PM

Workshop End

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