Classes & Training

February 22.

INDUSTRIAL STORMWATER 201 - ADVANCED STORMWATER MGMT/CASE STUDIES, Woodinville, WA.

ECOSS helps you succeed with your Industrial Stormwater General Permit (ISGP) requirements & compliance. Do you learn through examples? Struggle with benchmarks? Need treatment ideas? ECOSS’ Advanced (201) Workshops can help while providing solutions. This professional workshop provides ideas & solutions for stormwater best management practices (BMPs) & sampling techniques to help meet permit requirements, allowing you to ask tough questions in a confidential setting. Advanced Stormwater Management (201) takes an in-depth look at the ISGP requirements including: • Examine state and federal policy drivers and trends; Ecology & citizen group enforcement; & other stakeholders affecting decision-making • Review & discuss various case studies, with examples of managing difficult stormwater issues • Geared for permittees to better understand & manage permit requirements, & develop a comprehensive stormwater management program • Includes: Class materials, instruction, lunch & refresh  more

February 22 - February 23.

CESCL certification is required by the Washington State Departmen, Kirkland, WA.

Presented by NWETC.This course is designed for participants who wish to gain beginning to intermediate skills in using R for manipulating, visualizing and analyzing their environmental data. R is a comprehensive statistical programming language that is cooperatively developed on the Internet as an open source project. This freely available statistical package R is a powerful tool and is projected to become the most widely used statistical software.   more

March 9.

INDUSTRIAL STORMWATER 101 - FUNDAMENTALS OF STORMWATER MANAGEMENT, Tacoma, WA.

ECOSS helps you succeed with Industrial Stormwater General Permit (ISGP) requirements and compliance. New to stormwater management; don’t understand permit requirements? Struggling to meet benchmarks? At Level 2 or 3 and wondering about treatment types? These professional workshops provide ideas and solutions for stormwater BMPs and sampling techniques to help meet permit requirements, allowing you to ask tough questions in a confidential setting. Fundamentals (101) is an overview of ISGP requirements including: • Creating Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and Spill Prevention and Emergency Cleanup Plan (SPECP) • Selecting and implementing Best Management Practices (BMPs) • Monitoring, reporting and sampling techniques • Geared for permittees, consultants and engineers to better understand and manage permit requirements, and develop a comprehensive stormwater management program • Includes: class materials, instruction, lunch, refreshments • Pre-registration required  more

March 16 - March 17.

CESCL: Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Training, Renton, .

Presented by NWETC. 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.   more

March 21 - March 23.

ArcGIS 10: Geoprocessing-Advanced Techniques for Environmental Ap, Bellingham, WA.

Presented by NWETC.This course is designed for intermediate to advanced GIS users to explore advanced ArcGIS techniques for geoprocessing. We will start with ArcToolbox, work into Model Builder, and then into Python scripting. It is expected that upon completion of this course each student will have an in depth understanding model builder and introduction into Python scripting in ArcGIS.   more