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Low Impact Development and Stormwater BMP Pennsylvania
Powerpoint Presentations, Pdf Files, and Best Management Practices

The following are links to the Power Point Presentations that were used during the Low Impact Development and Stormwater BMP Workshop in Harrisburg, PA. These presentations are for the convenience of the individuals that attended the workshop. For the individuals that attended the workshop, THANK YOU for coming. I personally had a great time and enjoyed meeting everyone.

If you did not attend the workshop, "We" ("the Presenters") would appreciate that you do not download these presentations. If you do download, the presentations, please send an email to PowerPoint Download. Also, if you need to use these presentations, "We" are requesting that you ask the permission to use the information and data and please provide proper acknowledgement of the author, presenter, and creator of the documents. All data is the proper and work product of the individual presenters and it is being made available for your education- Please do not download or distribute these presentations in part.

With respect to Erosion and Sedimentation Control, B.F. Environmental Consultants provides technical, educational, and professional services related to soils evaluations, hydrogeology, hydrology, hydric soils evaluations, infiltration / permeability testing, and water quality evaluations. B.F. Environmental Consultants does not provide engineering or surveying services.

Before Uncontrolled Runoff
After Wet Pond BMP


Ms. Catherine Chomat, PE, F.X. Browne, Inc.
Robert Traver, PhD, PE, Villanova University
Mr. Brian Oram, PG,  B.F. Environmental Consultants and Water-Research Center

All Presentations will be Stored In One Zip File for You to Download. The Only Presentation Online is Presentation 4.

Presentation 1- Impacts of Uncontrolled Runoff (source F.X. Browne, Inc.)
Presentation 2- Stormwater Management in Pennsylvania (source F.X. Browne, Inc.)
Presentation 3- Concepts of Low-Impact Development, i.e., Smart Engineering (Villanova University)
Presentation 4- Measuring Infiltration, Soils, and Hydrology (Wilkes University)- This is not a zip file
Presentation 5- Infiltration and Filtration BMPs (Villanova University)
Presentation 6- Ponds and Wetland BMPs, Retrofitting Basins (F.X. Browne, Inc.)
Presentation 7- Putting It All Together (F.X. Browne, Inc.)

Managing Stormwater in Our Communities
Hosted: At McGowan Room, College Misericordia, Dallas, PA
(Pdf files Only )

Presentation 1(pdf file) - Tree Canopy Cover, Mr. Vincent Cotrone, Urban Forester, Penn State Cooperative Extension
Presentation 2(pdf file)- Ecological Stream and Watershed Connection (GIS) - Dr. Dale Bruns, Dean of College of Science and Engineering at Wilkes University
Presentation 3(pdf file)- Better Stormwater Management Design - Mr. Paul DeBarry, PE - Director of Hydrology, Hydraulics, and GIS Section: Borton-Lawson Engineering.
Presentation 4(pdf file) - Applied Soil Science to Stormwater Management and BMP Selection, Mr. Brian Oram, PG, Wilkes University, Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Presentation 5(pdf file) - Modeling the Potential Reduction of Stormwater Runoff Using BMPs - Dr. Brian Whitman, Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at Wilkes University
Presentation 6(pdf file)- Regional Initiatives to Assist in Stormwater Management - Mr. Ryan Koch, Coordinator, Pocono NE, RC&D

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Cased Borehole and Double Ring Side-by-Side Testing

Recent Projects - Summary

1. 300,000 gpd +- landscape irrigation - stormwater best management system (SE PA).

2. 100,000 gpd + - stormwater recharge system using overland flow and level spreaders.

3. Soils testing and site characterization for the development of a stormwater management system that is based on a site-specific water budget method.

4.Revised Design for a stormwater management system for a residential development using individual water gardens, recharge systems, bioretention, and landscape irrigation.

5. Conceptual Design 1.3 Million Gallon Day Forested Spray Irrigation System.

Past Presentations


Chester County Stormwater BMP Tour Guide

Stormwater | Porous Asphalt

PACD- PA Handbook of Best Management Practices

Draft Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Manual for Agriculture

Villanova University Urban Stormwater Partnership

PADEP - Stormwater Resources


F.X. Browne Inc - Stormwater Management

Stormwater BMP - PDF files

Vegetation Swale BMP

Vegetation Filter Strip BMP

Recharge Garden BMP

Green Roofs BMP

Constructed Wetland BMP

Special Storage BMP

Porous Pavement BMP

Capture Reuse BMP

Subsurface Infiltration BMP

Infiltration Basin BMP

Infiltration Trench BMP

French Drains BMP

Berm System BMP

Filter System BMP

Water Quality Inlet BMP

The following is a direct link to training courses by category.

Professional Continuing Education Courses in Your State

New Training Programs

Certified Environmental Professional
LEED and Green Building Training Certification Courses
Sustainability Professional Certification
Green and Urban Design
LEED- AP Program (credential maintenance)- Building Design - 30 hours (USGBC)

LEED- AP Program (credential maintenance)- Building Operation - 31 hours (USGBC)
LEED AP Building Design and Construction Exam Prep
LEED AP Building Operations and Maintenance Exam Prep
LEEP AP Interior Design and Construction Exam Prep
LEEP AP New Home Exam Prep
Green Associate - LEED Exam Prep
LEED Green Associate Qualification Certificate - Green Building Principles
LEED Green Associate Qualification Certificate - Principles and Exam Prep

LEED - Green Associates Courses (USGBC)
University of Tennessee Certificate in Sustainable Design & Green Buildings 

Other Training Programs
Alternative Energy and Green Technologies
Health and Safety Training - Chemical Handling and Disposal
Engineering, Construction, and Electrical Training Programs
Farm-Agricultural - Rural Business Education
Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Design, Operation, and Management
Soil Science Training Programs