Stormwater Infiltration Design with Pervious Concrete

Location: Distance Learning Course

2020 - 2021 On-line Individual: $240.00

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This course is designed to familiarize Designers with pervious concrete (PC) as a stormwater best management practice through infiltration. Discussion will include PC mix design, design issues affecting PC pavement, including soils and stormwater infiltration, site hydrology, pavement sizing, siting & layout, site preparation, PC placement and post placement landscaping, monitoring, and long term care and maintenance. In particular Piedmont soil types and infiltration rates are discussed. ASTM standard test for measuring infiltration rates through porous pavements is demonstrated. The historical evolution of pervious concrete paving and its many benefits are also covered. Some attention is given to good and bad installation practices. Intended audience: This course will be of direct interest to those in the Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Planning fields, including county engineers, city engineers, public works officials, transportation engineers, DOT personnel, consultants, and all those with responsibilities for stormwater design and control.


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Fee: $240.00
Hours:4.00
CEUs:0.40

Fee Breakdown

CategoryDescriptionAmount
Course Fee (Basic)2020 - 2021 On-line Individual$ 240.00
Course Fee (Alternate)2020 - 2021 DVD Individual$ 260.00

Distance Learning Course

Distance Learning Course

Christopher Estes

Chris Estes, PLA, President, Estes Design, Inc. Christopher J. Estes is president of Estes Design, Inc., an environmental design and consulting company in Charlotte, NC that specializes in Low Impact Development, storm water quality, and environmental regulatory services. Mr. Estes is a University of Georgia graduate and has 25 years of professional experience. Before starting his company, Mr. Estes worked for the City of Charlotte Engineering Department for 11 years, including 9 years in the Storm Water Services Division. He initiated Charlotte’s storm water stream restoration program, and five master’s thesis research projects. Mr. Estes has initiated, conducted and published hydraulic research in peer review publications such as the Journal of American Water Resource Association and industry publications including Stormwater Magazine. He has been a contributor to several books including The Engineering Guide to LEED New Construction. Mr. Estes initiated and designed the first pervious concrete parking infiltration BMP in North Carolina that was constructed in clay soils, then researched and monitored for 3 consecutive years. Most recently, Mr. Estes has assisted North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources rewrite Chapter 18 of the NC BMP Manual, “Permeable Pavement”. Changes to this chapter were in part due to research initiated and conducted by Mr. Estes.


Michael Hein

Mr. Michael Hein is a Professor in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction at Auburn University. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Tulane University in 1971 and Masters Degree in Structural Engineering from Princeton University in 1973. His industry experience includes working as a Project Engineer for structural consulting offices in New York, Olympia and Seattle, Washington, and Auburn and Birmingham, Alabama. Mr. Hein is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Washington. He has extensive experience in computer based training and software application development for architecture, engineering and construction. His specialty areas include CAD, Structural Design, Soils and Foundations, and Computer Aided Instructional delivery methods including the WWW. In 1994, he was selected Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year by the students of the AU Architecture School. He is director of Educational Technology for the College.

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