The Center for Watershed Protection’s 2017 webcast series has been posted. Stormwater and watershed professionals are invited to participate in each session individually, select a package of three, or all six.

Highlights of each session are included below. Full details and registration links can be found at: 2017 Webcast Series.


Webcast 1: Stormwater Contaminants of Emerging Concern

March 22, 2017, 1-2:30 PM EST

This webcast focuses on contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) and the potential for illicit discharge detection and elimination (IDDE) programs to reduce their impacts.

Webcast 2: Nutrient Trading

May 17, 2017, 1-2:30 PM EST

Look at the increasing exploration of nutrient trading, review case studies of trading programs, and discuss the future of nutrient trading in meeting pollution reduction regulations.

Webcast 3:  Making Urban Tress Count

June 21, 2017, 1-2:30 PM EST

Review the available stormwater crediting systems for urban tree planting and will present a new crediting system that includes a design specification for urban tree planting that can be integrated into state and local compliance systems for stormwater management, total maximum daily load (TMDLs) and other water quality requirements.

Webcast 4: Stream Restoration: Where are we now?

September 13, 2017, 1-2:30 PM EST

Examine the expert panel recommendations and discuss the role of stream restoration in meeting water quality goals and also discuss the results of WERF’s National Stream Restoration as a Best Management Practice Guidance.

Webcast 5: Bringing Better Site Design into The 21st Century

October 18, 2017, 1-2:30 PM EST

Review the recently revised their Better Site Design Handbook and related support products to reflect the latest in stormwater management technology and regulations.

Webcast 6: Modeling for Water Quality

November 15, 2017, 1-2:30 PM EST

Learn of several tools for estimating pollutant loads, discuss the possible applications, and look at case studies to illustrate how a model was employed to achieve the desired goals.


As a reminder the Northeast Ohio Stormwater Training Council offers free viewings of these at the OEPA Twinsburg office.  Registration invites are usually sent out a month in advance.