Thursday, February 24, 2011

Green Infrastructure seminar

Green Infrastructure Planning and Design 
 Wednesday, March 2nd, 6-8 PM
Duck Town Inn
246 Walsh Avenue, New Windsor
      Credits may be offered at this session pending course approval.  

This seminar will discuss the use of  the New York State Stormwater Management Design
Manual (August 2010) to address the planning, sizing and design of green infrastructure and evaluate the effectiveness of the proposed systems for runoff reduction for compliance with the requirements of the Construction General Permit (GP-0-10-001). 

This course provides an overview of the principles of green infrastructure planning and design techniques to meet the requirements of the New York State Stormwater Management Design Manual (August 2010). This overview will address the runoff reduction design objectives, performance criteria and design specifications for accepted stormwater practices and planning measures for a green and sustainable development.

Light refreshments will be provided.
to volunteer for this event and attend for free.

  About The Presenter:
Shohreh Karimipour, P.E.: is a senior professional engineer with the New York State Environmental Conservation Department (NYSDEC). She has been a key architect in the development of NYS stormwater regulatory program and responsible for the development and support of conventional and green infrastructure stormwater technical standards. In more than 20 years work experience with the NYSDEC, Ms. Karimipour has served as an expert in hydrology, hydraulic and watershed computer modeling, design of stormwater treatment systems, pollutant loading and removal analysis, illicit discharge detection, development of several guidance documents as well as instructing numerous technical courses.

AIA Continuing Education Credits may be offered at this session pending course approval.
Professional Engineers may also have credits submitted for an additional $20 fee payable on site.
Reply to to RSVP for this event. To purchase tickets online visit the Green Events Calendar.  If you are purchasing tickets at the door please RSVP.

Tickets are $10 for advance sales to USGBC NY Upstate Chapter Members and Students, $15 for Members and Students at the door, and $20 for Non-members.

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