Workshops

Stormwater Pond Retrofit Workshop Materials

Stormwater Pond Retrofit Workshop Materials

The NEMO program hosted a workshop presented by Dr. Bill Hunt of North Carolina State University on finding retrofit opportunities for stormwater ponds on July 26, 2021. Recordings of the indoor presentations and outdoor field visits are below.

stormwater pond retrofit presentation

Stormwater Control Measures (SCM) Retrofit & Rehabilitation Project Considerations

July 26, 2021
Presented by: Bill Hunt, North Carolina State University

Part 1 of UConn CLEAR's Retrofitting Stormwater Ponds Workshop held on July 26, 2021.  This presentation provides an overview of why you would want to retrofit existing stormwater control measures and options to consider when doing so. The workshop is part of CLEAR MS4 Outreach program funded by the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP). Presentation by Dr. Bill Hunt, the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished University Professor and Extension Specialist in North Carolina State University’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.

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stormwater pond retrofit presentation

Converting Dry Detention Basins to Constructed Stormwater Wetlands for Pollutant Removal

July 26, 2021
Presented by: Bill Hunt, North Carolina State University

Part 2 of UConn CLEAR's Retrofitting Stormwater Ponds Workshop held on July 26, 2021.  This presentation focuses on converting dry detention basins to allow for infiltration and pollutant removal. The workshop is part of CLEAR MS4 Outreach program funded by the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP). Presentation by Dr. Bill Hunt, the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished University Professor and Extension Specialist in North Carolina State University’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.

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stormwater pond retrofit presentation

Making Good Great: Bioretention Retrofit Opportunities

July 26, 2021
Presented by: Bill Hunt, North Carolina State University

Part 3 of UConn CLEAR's Retrofitting Stormwater Ponds Workshop held on July 26, 2021.  This presentation focuses on rehabilitating and/or enhancing bioretention basins. The workshop is part of CLEAR MS4 Outreach program funded by the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP). Presentation by Dr. Bill Hunt, the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished University Professor and Extension Specialist in North Carolina State University’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.

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field visit video

Field Visit 1 - Groton Middle School Upper Basin

July 26, 2021
Presented by: Bill Hunt, North Carolina State University

The first of three site visits during the UConn CLEAR's Retrofitting Stormwater Ponds Workshop held on July 26, 2021. This visit focused on retrofit options for an existing dry detention basin. The workshop is part of CLEAR MS4 Outreach program funded by the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP). Presentation by Dr. Bill Hunt, the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished University Professor and Extension Specialist in North Carolina State University’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.

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Field Visit 2 - Groton Middle School Lower Basin

July 26, 2021
Presented by: Bill Hunt, North Carolina State University

The second of three site visits during the UConn CLEAR's Retrofitting Stormwater Ponds Workshop held on July 26, 2021. This visit focused on retrofit options for an existing dry detention basin. The workshop is part of CLEAR MS4 Outreach program funded by the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP). Presentation by Dr. Bill Hunt, the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished University Professor and Extension Specialist in North Carolina State University’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.

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Field Visit 3 - Town Hall Annex

July 26, 2021
Presented by: Bill Hunt, North Carolina State University

The third of three site visits during the UConn CLEAR's Retrofitting Stormwater Ponds Workshop held on July 26, 2021. This visit focused on retrofit options for an existing sedimentation basin. The workshop is part of CLEAR MS4 Outreach program funded by the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP). Presentation by Dr. Bill Hunt, the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished University Professor and Extension Specialist in North Carolina State University’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.

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CT MS4 December Disconnection Workshop Materials

CT MS4 December Disconnection Workshop Materials

The NEMO program presented a virtual workshop series on the impervious cover disconnection portions of the MS4 Permit during December 2020. The presentation slides and recordings can be found below.

LID summary presentation

Summary of LID provisions in CT’s MS4 permit

December 1st, 2020
Presented by: Amanda Ryan, UConn CLEAR

UConn CLEAR's Amanda Ryan presents on the requirements in the CT MS4 General Permit to review and amend local land use regulations to encourage the use of LID. Presented on Dec 2, 2020 as part of the December Disconnection Workshop Series.

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NVCOG LID Barriers presentation

Assessing barriers to LID in local regulations

December 2nd, 2020
Presented by: Aaron Budris, NVCOG

Aaron Budris, Senior Planner with the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG), presented on a project that reviewed the regulations of their member towns and made recommendations for how they could promote the use of LID. Presented on Dec. 2, 2020 as part of the December Disconnection Workshop Series.

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Mansfield LID checklist presentation

Using a LID Checklist for site plan reviews

December 2nd, 2020
Presented by: Linda Painter, Town of Mansfield

Linda Painter, Town of Mansfield Planner, presentation on Mansfield's LID checklist. Presented on Dec. 2, 2020 as part of the December Disconnection Workshop Series.

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LID Story Map presentation

CLEAR State of LID StoryMap

December 2nd, 2020
Presented by: Dave Dickson, UConn CLEAR

Dave Dickson UConn CLEAR, presents on how to use the State of LID Story Map to find examples of LID friendly regulation language. Presented as part of the December Disconnection Workshop Series on Dec 2, 2020.

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disconnection strategies presentation

Disconnection Strategies

December 9th, 2020
Presented by: Dave Dickson and Chet Arnold, UConn CLEAR

Dave Dickson and Chet Arnold, UConn CLEAR, present on developing a strategy for disconnecting 1% of impervious cover per year. Presented on Dec. 9, 2020 as part of the December Disconnection Workshop Series.

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roadway disconnections presentation

Roadway Disconnection case study

December 9th, 2020
Presented by: Judy Rondeau, Eastern CT Conservation District

Judy Rondeau, Assistant Director of the Eastern Connecticut Conservation District, presented on a project to use tree wells and tree box filters to disconnect roadways from the stormwater system. Presented on Dec. 9, 2020 as part of the December Disconnection Workshop Series.

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parking lot disconnection presentation

Parking lot disconnection case study

December 9th, 2020
Presented by: Laura Pulie, Town of Fairfield, CT

Laura Pulie, Town of Fairfield Senior Civil Engineer, presented about a project to install pervious pavement at a commuter parking lot in Fairfield. Presented on Dec. 9, 2020 as part of the December Disconnection Workshop Series. Presented on Dec. 9, 2020 as part of the December Disconnection Workshop Series.

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disconnection explained presentation

MS4 2% Disconnection Goal Explained

December 9th, 2020
Presented by: Amanda Ryan, UConn CLEAR

Presentation by UConn CLEAR's Amanda Ryan introducing impervious cover disconnection requirements and tracking. Part of the December 2020 Disconnection Workshop Series.

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tracking disconnect template presentation

Tracking Disconnections

December 9th, 2020
Presented by: Mike Dietz, UConn CLEAR

Presentation by UConn CLEAR's Dr. Michael Dietz about a impervious cover disconnection tracking template available at https://nemo.uconn.edu/ms4. Part of the December 2020 Disconnection Workshop Series.

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lid maintence presentation

Maintaining LID

December 9th, 2020
Presented by: Mike Dietz, UConn CLEAR and Glenn Haley, UConn

Presentation by UConn CLEAR's Dr. Michael Dietz and UConn's Glenn Haley about lessons learned from maintaining low impact development/green stormwater infrastructure (LID/GSI) practices on the UConn Campus. Part of the December 2020 Disconnection Workshop Series.

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Monitoring Workshop Materials

Monitoring Workshop Materials

The NEMO program presented a workshop on the CT MS4 water quality monitoring requirements on June 20, 2019 at Milford City Hall. Most of the presentations were recorded. The presentation slides and recordings (where available) can be found below.

monitoring requirements presentation

Overview of MS4 Monitoring Requirements

June 20th, 2019
Presented by: Amanda Ryan, UConn CLEAR

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diy monitoring presentation

MS4 Monitoring "DIY"

June 20th, 2019
Presented by: Mike Dietz, UConn CLEAR

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managing monitoring presentation

Managing MS4 Monitoring for Large Municipalities

June 20th, 2019
Presented by: Correne Auer, HRP Associates

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tighe and bond monitoring presentation

Water Quality Monitoring Challenges and Data Management Solutions

June 20th, 2019
Presented by: Joseph Canas and Sarah Bounty, Tighe & Bond

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partnership in monitoring presentation

Partnerships in Water Quality Monitoring

June 20th, 2019
Presented by: Carol Haskins, Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition

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CT MS4 Mapping Workshop

CT MS4 Mapping Workshop Materials

The NEMO program presented a workshop on the Mapping portions of the MS4 Permit on 10/19/18 at Rocky Hill Town Hall. All of the presentations were recorded. The presentation slides and recordings can be found below.

    CT MS4 Permit Mapping Workshop Overview Presentation

    MS4 Mapping Overview

    October 19th, 2018
    Presented by: David Dickson, UConn CLEAR

    An overview of the mapping requirements in the CT MS4 stormwater permit.

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    mapping impervious cover presentation

    Mapping Impervious Cover

    October 19th, 2018
    Presented by: Chet Arnold, UConn CLEAR

    The importance of measuring impervious cover and disconnecting it.

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    estimating impervious area presentation

    Estimating Directly Connected Impervious Area and Identifying Priority Areas

    October 19th, 2018
    Presented by: David Dickson, UConn CLEAR

    How to estimate directly connected impervious cover.

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    strategies for disconnection presentation

    Identifying Opportunities for Disconnects

    October 19th, 2018
    Presented by: Chet Arnold, UConn CLEAR

    Developing a strategy for disconnecting 1% of impervious cover per year.

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    mapping manchester presentation

    City of Manchester Stormwater Infrastructure Mapping

    October 19th, 2018
    Presented by: Rich Gallacher and Elizabeth DaRos, City of Manchester

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    ms4 data collection presentation

    Mapping Stormwater Infrastructure with Collector and iForms

    October 19th, 2018
    Presented by: Kristen LaBrie, New England Geosystems

    How to use Collector and iForms to collect stormwater system data in the field.

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    stanford mapping presentation

    City of Stamford Stormwater Infrastructure Mapping

    October 19th, 2018
    Presented by: Tyler Theder, City of Stamford

    Stamford's efforts to map its stormwater infrastructure.

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    diy mapping presentation

    DIY System Mapping on the Cheap

    October 19th, 2018
    Presented by: Cary Chadwick, UConn CLEAR

    Low cost methods for stormwater system field data collection.

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    CT DOT Mapping presentation

    Mapping CT DOT’s Stormwater System and Interconnections

      October 19th, 2018
      Presented by: Jeremy Willcox and Kevin Carifa, CT DOT

      The Agency's plans to map its stormater infrastructure.

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      IDDE Workshop Materials

      IDDE Workshop Materials

      The NEMO program and Fuss and O'Neill presented a workshop on IDDE on 9/27/17 at Newington Town Hall. Most of the presentations were recorded. The presentation slides and recordings (where available) can be found below.

      IDDE overview presentation

      IDDE Overview

      September 27th, 2017
      Presented by: David Dickson, UConn CLEAR

       

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      idde mapping requirements presentation

      IDDE Mapping Requirements

      September 27th, 2017
      Presented by: David Dickson, UConn CLEAR

      Presentation on the IDDE mapping requirements for the MS4 Permit.

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      catchment investigation presentation

      Catchment Assessment and Ranking

      September 27th, 2017
      Presented by: Bill Guenther, Fuss & O'Neill

      Presentation on Catchment Assessment and Ranking Procedures of the MS4 Permit.

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      impaired waters monitoring presentation

      Impaired Waters Monitoring

      September 27th, 2017
      Presented by: Erik Mas, Fuss & O'Neill

      Presentation on Impaired Waters Monitoring under the 2017 CT MS4 Permit.

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      case study presentation

      Case Study: UConn Screening and Monitoring Program

      September 27th, 2017
      Presented by: Mike Dietz, UConn CLEAR

      Case Study presentation on UConn's IDDE screening and sampling procedure.

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      dry weather screening presentation

      IDDE Dry Weather Screening

      September 27th, 2017
      Presented by: Bill Guenther, Fuss & O'Neill

      Presentation on dry weather screening under the 2017 CT MS4 permit.

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