Tuesday October 25, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Rhode Island Builders Association Building 
450 Veteran's Memorial Parkway
East Providence, RI 02914-5380

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John F. Czach , P.E.
Rinker Materials 

New England Stormwater Workshop 

Rinker Materials and the Rhode Island Builders Association (RIBA) invite you to attend a complimentary New England Stormwater Workshop.

Workshop Topics will include:

RI DEM Stormwater Updates and Initiatives

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RI DEM) continues to move forward in setting the bar for stormwater quality standards and programs. In 2015/2016, the RI DEM established a Technology Review Team and embarked on an Alternative Stormwater Technology Certification process. Alisa Richardson will give an update on the state of the current programs and Department initiatives. 

Presenter:  Alisa Richardson MS PE, Supervising Engineer, RI DEM

Stormwater Management in the Rhode Island Coastal Zone

Rhode Island has over 400 miles of coastline and over 30 islands in Narragansett Bay. James Boyd will discuss the effects of climate change in the Rhode Island Coastal Zone and the implementation of stormwater regulations in the Coastal Resource Management Programs.

Presenter:  James Boyd, Coastal Policy Analyst, RI CRMC

Site and Drainage Improvements at Brown University’s Erickson Athletic Complex

The Project in Providence, RI included a new Aquatic and Fitness Center, field upgrades, and numerous site improvements.  Hernan Peralta will discuss the stormwater design aspect of the project from permitting to construction and identify the challenges, key steps for successful project permitting, and lessons learned.

Presenters: Hernan C. Peralta PE, Project Engineer, Woodard & Curran

 Designing and Permitting with Stormwater Treatment Technology

Designing drainage systems to meet current stormwater treatment standards can be challenging. In 2016, the Stormceptor Stormwater Treatment System became the first hydrodynamic separator technology to become certified under RI DEM’s new program. John Czach will discuss how designing with technology can help simplify design, compliment green infrastructure, and keep your project on track thought the permitting process.

Presenter:  John F. Czach PE, New England Region Engineer – Rinker Materials

 RIBA Programs - What new for 2017

To wrap up the morning Workshop, Elise Geddes and Sheila McCarthy will give a brief overview of exciting new programs for RIBA in 2017.

Presenters: Elise Geddes, RIBA Member Relations, Sheila McCarthy RIBA Education Coordinator