September 2016

Advanced Stormwater Management

Status: Advanced registration for this session is now closed. A limited number of on-site registrations will be accepted at the door.
Date: Monday, September 19, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Advanced Stormwater Management
Location: Coast Bastion Inn (Quadra Room), 11 Bastion Street Nanaimo, BC

Jim Dumont, P.Eng.
Water Infrastructure Engineer

Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price APEGBC Member: $359.00 + GST = $376.95 until Sept 5, 2016

APEGBC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $459.00 + GST = $481.95

Non-Member Price: $459.00 + GST = $481.95

APEGBC Student Member Price: $229.50 + GST = $240.98
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by September 05, 2016 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 enhancing the attendee's knowledge of the complex nature of Stormwater and Rainwater Management. The technical aspects of planning and design of urban infrastructure are complex. Advanced computer models and practices are common place and the practitioner is expected to have an in-depth knowledge of this complex topic. This seminar will provide a view of the details of advanced analytical techniques and computer models along with limitations in their application. This seminar will provide a detailed introduction to model accuracy and model verification.

At the conclusion of the seminar, it is expected that participants will be able to understand and apply complex concepts of stormwater and rainwater management in planning and design of urban infrastructure.

Seminar Outline

  1. Rainfall data,
    1. IDF Curves,
    2. Derivation of design Storms
    3. Climate change
  2. Computer applications
    1. Hydrograph method and constraints
    2. Hydraulic concepts and calculation methods
    3. Water quality modelling
  3. Introduction to soil physics and rainwater movement in watersheds
  4. Watershed assessment
    1. Regional and statistical analyses
    2. Water Balance Methodology in Rainwater management
    3. Green infrastructure analysis and design
  5. Question and answer / open discussion

Target Audience

The seminar will appeal to those engineers reviewing and undertaking complex stormwater and rainwater management assessments and designs in an urban setting.


A basic understanding of stormwater and rainwater management using computer applications would be valuable.


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 been responsible for a range of projects from planning studies that establish development criteria to detailed design of infrastructure and to multi-disciplinary 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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