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Best Management Practices of Erosion and Sediment Controls

OnDemand Webinar (90 minutes)

Understand erosion control, soil erosion and sediment control and why it's important and regulated.This topic will review the basic understanding of erosion control, soil erosion and sediment control and why it is important and regulated on a national level by Federal, State and Local agencies. You will learn about design and proper installation of sediment controls, runoff controls and other Best Management Practices used in construction. Keys to effective soil erosion and sediment control include communication and coordination among all those involved including agencies, stakeholders, contractors, sub-contractors, and utilities. Important missing components of the installation and maintenance of these BMPs that can result in compliance issues will be discussed and clarified. Inspection requirements including documentation and reporting will be outlined.


Karen M. Kase, PWS, CPESC, Hampton, Lenzini and Renwick, Inc.


What Is Soil Erosion, Erosion Control, and Sediment Control?

Why It Is Important and Regulated on a National Level by Federal, State and Local Agencies

Federal Regulations (USEPA - Applicable Nationwide), Facilitated by the State EPAs and Then Even Further Regulated on a Local Level

Keys to Effective Soil Erosion and Sediment Control

• Communication and Coordination

• Installation and Maintenance

• Documentation and Reporting


Types of Erosion

Erosion Controls

Sediment Controls

Runoff Controls

Other Best Management Practices