2015 Erosion and Sediment
Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District
and WNY Stormwater Coalition will host two DEC-Endorsed 4-hour Erosion
and Sediment Control Workshops for Construction Site Contractors and
Operators in Winter 2015 at the Erie County Emergency Services Training
Facility in Cheektowaga, New York. The workshops will be Thursday
January 29 and Thursday February 19, 2015.
All contractors and subcontractors working under
the NYS Department of Environmental Conservations (NYSDEC) Permit
GP-0-10-001 (SPDES General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from
Construction Activity), must identify at least one Trained Contractor
from their company that will be responsible for implementation of the
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), and have at least one
Trained Contractor perform a daily site inspection when soil
disturbance activities are being performed. Also, developers must have
a Qualified Inspector conduct regular site inspections in
accordance with GP-0-10-001.
All Qualified Inspectors and Trained
Contractors must complete 4 hours of training in the principles and
practices of erosion and sediment control through a program endorsed by
NYDEC, SWCD or CPESC, Inc. every three years. Upon completion, each
participant will receive a NYS DEC registration number that is valid for
3 years. Certified Professionals in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC),
LAs and PEs are exempt from these training requirements. These events
are not a workshop series; they are the same class being provided on two
Registration fee is $95.00 per attendee and
includes refreshments and all training materials. Attendees must
pre-register. Please contact Don Stribick at (716) 652-8480 to register
for either of the workshops.
Also check the NYSDEC website for more trainings
and additional information at http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/8699.html.
January Workshop Information
February Workshop Information