December 2014

Stormwater Detention Facility Design Seminar

Status: Advanced registration for this session is now closed. A limited number of on-site registrations will be accepted at the door.
Date: Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Stormwater Detention Facility Design Seminar
Location: Hilton Vancouver Airport 5911 Minoru Boulevard Richmond, BC
Presenter: Jim Dumont, P.Eng., Water Infrastructure Engineer
Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $399.00 + GST = $418.95 until Nov 19, 2014

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $474.00 + GST = $497.70

Non-Member Price: $474.00 + GST = $497.70

Student Member Price: $237.00 + GST = $248.85
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by November 19, 2014 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
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The focus of this seminar will be on the analysis and design of stormwater detention facilities, using both event-based infrastructure sizing methods as well as long-term continuous simulation. At the conclusion of the seminar, it is expected that participants will be able to understand the design strategies and modeling methodologies for sizing stormwater ponds that encompass a range of design functions and objectives.
Seminar Outline
1. Overview of Stormwater Management
  • Local and Western Canadian perspective
  • North American perspective
2. Traditional Pond Design
  • Event-based sizing
  • Project examples
  • Control structure configuration options
3. Event-Based Modeling versus Continuous Simulation
  • Introduction to statistics
    • For design storms
    • For runoff events
4. Innovative Pond Design Techniques
  • Sediment supply estimation
  • Limited, RTC, and zero discharge pond sizing
  • Capture / test / release operation impacts on design volume
  • Geomorphologic impacts
  • Environmental and habitat impacts
  • BC project examples
5.  Question and Answer/Open Discussion
Target Audience
The seminar will appeal to those engineers involved in design of stormwater management ponds in urban and industrial areas. At the conclusion of the seminar it is expected that participants will be able to understand and apply the complex concepts of stormwater pond operation and design to meet multiple objectives.
The Instructor:
Jim Dumont, P.Eng., Water Infrastructure Engineer
Mr. Dumont's experience extends over 35 years in all phases of design and construction of water resources projects which have included computer analysis of stormwater management infrastructure and low impact design. Mr. Dumont’s training began in 1977 where he obtained a B.Sc. at the University of Alberta.  Mr. Dumont has undertaken to be the responsible for a variety of projects from planning studies that establish development criteria to detailed design of infrastructure and to multi-disciplinary environmental projects.  Throughout his career, Mr. Dumont has provided innovative ideas and approaches to give clients the best possible solution to their problems.

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