A workshop for Engineers, Inspectors, Maintenance Personnel AND Contractors
EFFECTIVE SEDIMENT AND EROSION CONTROL
ON CONSTRUCTION SITES
Grand Junction / Two Rivers Convention Center April 3, 2002
Colorado Association of Floodplain Managers,
the City of Grand Junction and Mesa County
Workshop Outline Are you up on the latest regulations affecting
Registration: 8:00 construction activities? Whether you are an
Morning Session: 8:30 to 1:00 for engineer, inspector, contractor, or municipal
engineers, inspectors, contractors maintenance personnel, this workshop has something
Water Quality Issues for you. More stringent regulations are pending July 1,
Describing the problem 2002 for all disturbed areas 1 acre and larger.
Pollutants and construction sites
Post-construction activities About the presenter:
Jerald Fifield, Ph.D., CPESC, is the author of
Clean Water Act
Other Federal Legislation Designing for Effective Sediment and Erosion Control
State and local requirements on Construction Sites. He teaches the subject to
Erosion, Sediment Transport, and Sedimentation contractors, regulators, DOTs, and inspectors across
Brief discussion on erosion North America and has decades of in-the-trenches
Brief discussion on sediment transport and sedimentation
experience. His presentation has numerous examples
Discussing concepts of wind erosion
Using Barriers to Remove Sediment of what works and what does not.
Sheet flow conditions
Concentrated flow conditions How to Register?
Wind-borne particles Fill out attached form and call City of Grand Junction
Evaluating Erosion Control Methods Public Works Administration 244-1554 Fax 256-4022.
Humid conditions How much?
Arid and semi-arid conditions $45 before March 27. $55 after March 27.
Rolled Erosion Control Products (includes breakfast and lunch)
Preventing channel degradation
Inspection and Maintenance Requirements Each company / organization will need to also purchase:
Afternoon Session 1:00 to 4:30 for Designer Workbook: Designing for Effective Sediment and Erosion
Control on Construction Sites by Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D.,
engineers CPESC2. $40/book (with conference)
NPDES General Permits, SWPPPs Contractor/Inspector Workbook: Field Manual on Sediment and
EPA rulings Erosion Control Best Management Practices for
Developing an effective SWPPP Contractors and Inspectors by Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D.,
Controlling wind-borne particles
CPESC2. $27/book (with conference)
Sediment Containment Systems
Designing effective systems One book can be used for up to 3 participants.
Type 1 (a.k.a. sediment basins)
Type 2 (a.k.a. sediment traps) PLEASE NOTE:
Examples Class Size will be limited to first 60 people
Developing and Evaluating a SWPPP
More Information or questions?
We all live downstream! Please contact Trent Prall with the
Make sure you’re doing your part. City of Grand Junction at 970-244-1590.