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Training

  • Water

  • Waters of the United States Webinar-Recorded

    Waters of the United States Webinar-Recorded

    This course is a recording of a live webinar presented in September, 2015. There are three 2-hour sessions. All paid registrants will receive a certificate of completion of 0.6 CEU's. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act… The rule will ensure protection for the nation’s public health and aquatic resources, and increase CWA program predictability...

  • CESCL: Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training

    CESCL: Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training

    CESCL certification is required by the Washington State Department of Ecology, Construction Stormwater General Permit for personnel responsible for monitoring stormwater at construction sites disturbing one or more acres of land, or are part of a larger common plan of development. NWETC’s 2-day CESCL course is a dynamic interaction between traditional classroom style lecture and hands-on field exercises. Interactive dialogue between the...

  • CESCL: Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Re-Certification

    CESCL: Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Re-Certification

    This exciting course examines the most up-to-date techniques in the management of sediment and construction sites. Students who complete the course will receive a Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) card, good for three years. CESCL certification is required in the state of Washington by the Washington State Department of Ecology for personnel responsible for construction stormwater inspections and sampling at construction sites....

  • Wetlands Permitting

    Wetlands Permitting

    This 1-day course provides participants with a general overview of the development of Federal and State environmental laws and recent agency guidance, as well as recent changes to laws and policies. Attendees will review key terms that will help determine jurisdictional limits or exemptions to permitting, and will be introduced to the various aquatic resource permits that may be used for various site development projects. Time will also be spent covering...

  • The Ecological Significance of High Flows on Alluvial Rivers

    The Ecological Significance of High Flows on Alluvial Rivers

    This dynamic and hands-on course provides an introduction to the science of flood dynamics and why they are important to stream and river ecology. High flows flush organic matter from the channel, maintain channel geometry by transporting sediment, form new channels by geomorphic processes, and provide essential conditions for fish migration and spawning.

  • Wetlands Delineation

    Wetlands Delineation

    *This course includes both classroom and field activities. This course focuses on use of the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual and updated regional supplements as applied in the field and how to make a wetland call. This course combines 1½ days of classroom lecture with a one-half day field exercise to give attendees the basic knowledge and experience they will need to properly delineate and document wetlands. Recent changes in...

  • NWETC -  	CESCL: Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training 2-Day in Oregon

    NWETC - CESCL: Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training 2-Day in Oregon

    NWETC’s 2-day CESCL course is a dynamic interaction between traditional classroom style and hands-on exercises. Day 1 is spent in the classroom discussing impacts of erosion and sedimentation, regulations, CESCL responsibilities and examining the most up-to-date techniques in the management of sediment and construction sites through BMP descriptions and case studies. In this Oregon course, we will examine BMPs and regulations specific to managing...

  • NWETC - Chemically Contaminated Drinking Water in the U.S.-Recording

    NWETC - Chemically Contaminated Drinking Water in the U.S.-Recording

    Contaminated drinking water has been in the news nationally in recent months. In this 4-hour webinar, attendees will learn basic information about public (and private) water supplies and treatment for contaminants; brief history of contamination of drinking water supplies; key characteristics of lead (Pb) and perfluorinateds (specifically PFOS and PFOA); an overview of socioeconomic aspects of drinking water contamination; and current observations about...