Building Confidence: How to Design, Plan and Execute a Low Impact Development Stormwater Monitoring Program

November 20, 2017 8:30 am  to 4:30 pm
Nottawasaga Inn and Conference Centre, 6015 Highway 89, Alliston, ON L9R 1A4
Instructor: Stephanie Wilson


Course description

ECAs and other approval permits frequently stipulate that compliance be demonstrated by facility operators, and this speaks to the need to effectively monitor performance. Monitoring LID and other stormwater features helps to ensure that they have been both properly designed and constructed, and that they function as intended. Failing to properly monitor LID practices can result in assuming ownership of underperforming stormwater practices which are unattractive, unsafe and noncompliant. This intermediate-level, full-day workshop will cover material relevant to the successful monitoring of LID stormwater management practices.

Join CVC staff member Stephanie Wilson who will provide participants with comprehensive content on types of sampling equipment, calibration approaches and estimates of program costs. Tips, tricks, potential errors and proper monitoring techniques will be reviewed, and advanced approaches for analyzing performance verification data will be covered. Stay compliant and stay covered by learning how to monitor LID.

Who should attend?

This full-day workshop is useful for municipal, consulting, conservation authority and other staff involved in the ownership or performance verification of one or more LID/SWM practices, ranging in size from small parking lot retrofits to large treatment approaches utilizing multiple features that service entire subdivision blocks.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify the key metrics of different LID features to be monitored and the critical times where monitoring considerations need to be addressed.
2. Know the common methods used for performance and compliance monitoring of LID practices.
3. Understand what the basic requirements of a monitoring program, and learn how to effectively develop and implement both simple and comprehensive monitoring programs.

Additional Information:

Workshop attendees are eligible to receive the same hotel registration rates offered to Latornell guests. Please contact or visit the Nottawasaga Inn and Conference Centre website to book For more information about accommodations please visit the Latornell website.

Lunch provided

Coffee and refreshments included

Printed course materials included

Please contact Stephanie Wilson for any course-related inquiries.

TRCA HST Registration number is 10808 8584 RT001