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Bioswales and Infiltration Trenches - October 24th, 2017

Learn about the design, construction, inspection and maintenance of bioswales and infiltration trenches.

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Archives of past training classes are provided for reference. Click the title to launch the presentation viewer and watch video of the training class synced with the slides.

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New iSWM Implementation Approach (Video / Presentation [15Mb])
This workshop gives an overview of what integrated Stormwater Management (iSWM) is, it's history, roadblocks to implementation, and the new approach to implementation. Recorded on October 22, 2014

Topics include:
- What is iSMW?
- iSWM basics
- Overview of iSWM Program
- Previous implementation requirements
- Past roadblocks
- Implementing iSWM: 2014 and beyond - new approach

 

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Water Quality for Street Design (Video / Presentation [20Mb])
This class provides an overview of innovative street designs that incorporate water quality and Low Impact Development stormwater practices using the updated Transportation integrated Stormwater Management (TriSWM) Guide and iSWM Technical Manual as resources.

Topics include:
- The impact of streets on water quality
- Water quality regulations applicable to street design
- Overview of Transportation integrated Stormwater Management
- Complete Streets considerations
- How to address water quality for street design
- Examples of regional street designs that address water quality

 

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Low Impact Development in North Texas using iSWM (Presentation / Videos)
This workshop demonstrates the feasibility of achieving Low Impact Development (LID) site designs through the tools and techniques found in the integrated Stormwater Management (iSWM™)  Manuals. This workshop builds on the success of the 2012 North Texas Low Impact Development Design Competition conducted by the North Texas Land/Water Sustainability Forum (NTLWSF).  Learn about the collaborative process used to create an LID site plan and the economic, environmental, and aesthetic benefits of LID/iSWM design. (Series of videos)

 

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iSWM Design of Stormwater Ponds Workshop (Presentation / Exercises / Video)
NCTCOG and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service conducted a workshop on the design, installation and maintenance of stormwater ponds. The class consists of an overview of the different types of stormwater wet ponds, design criteria, an example exercise, and maintenance and inspection considerations.

 

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iSWM Post-Construction Water Quality Training (Presentation and Exercises 17Mb)
This class provides of an overview of the options in iSWM to meet water quality requirements, what applicability criteria, the design of commonly used water quality BMPs, an overview of water quality BMPs that have been constructed in the region, and existing and future trends in water quality regulations.

 

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Bioretention Design (Presentation / Video)
This class gives a brief introduction into designing bioretention facilities for the North Central Texas area. The class provides information on the equations to size a bioretention control, how to review plans, maintenance issues.

 

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Downstream Assessment Analysis (Presentation / Video)
This class goes into detail on how to perform a downstream assessment and the effect the results could have on detention requirements. We also cover the required documentation that should be submitted with a downstream assessment and how to review submitted materials. Real world examples are provided.

 

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Maintenance and Inspection of Stormwater Controls (Presentation / Video)
This class provides for local governments to use in developing ordinance language to ensure the long term operation and maintenance of stormwater controls. Topics covered include private vs. public ownership, easement requirements, inspection documentation, and enforcement of ongoing maintenance requirements.

 

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Feel free to contact Maria Ruiz at mruiz@nctcog.org if you have any questions about the content of the classes.

 

 

 
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