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Local governments in Florida are required to provide stormwater management systems. As part of MS4 permitting and the TMDL program, they must also ensure that adequate treatment of stormwater discharges are provided and that the stormwater management system is properly maintained. Best Management Practices (BMPs) such as wet detention ponds and retention ponds are common treatments. Increasingly, low-impact development/Green Infrastructure (LID/GI) practices such as pervious pavement and bioretention are being added to the growing collection of BMPs available to provide treatment. Regardless of the treatment type, every BMP is expected to function in perpetuity and this requires consideration during design, routine inspections, and an efficient maintenance program. This Seminar will draw on the expertise of multiple professionals across Florida who are responsible for stormwater BMP maintenance to provide insights on ways to improve your approach to stormwater maintenance.

Brett Cunningham, Managing Director/Senior Vice President
Jones Edmunds & Associates

Judy Grim, Director, Road & Bridge and Stormwater
Volusia County

Paul Miselis, Operations and Watershed Planning Section Manager
Pinellas County

Derrik Owens, Manager, Construction & Maintenance, Public Works
City of Pensacola

Anh Ton, Senior Engineer
Broward County

Michael Whigham, Manager of Construction & Maintenance Division
City of Lakeland

Who Should Attend?

Local, regional and state stormwater managers, policy-makers, administrators and regulators; civil and environmental engineers; landscape architects and consultants; environmentalists; and interested citizens.

Continuing Education - Get Credit Where Credit's Due!

FSA is a designated continuing education provider (Provider #0003854) for the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.  Professional Engineers will receive up to 6 PDHs (AM Sessions = 3 PDHs and PM Sessions = 3 PDHs)  and Florida Certified Floodplain Managers will receive up to 5.5 CECs. 

Hotel Information

The hotel deadline has past but there may still be rooms available. The Seminar will be held at the Hilton Tampa Downtown at 211 North Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33602. If rooms are still available you can make your room reservations by calling reservations at 813-204-3000.


If you are staying overnight at the Hilton Tampa Downtown – You will receive complimentary valet parking. Be sure to mention you are with “FSA” to receive complimentary parking. 

If you are not staying overnight at the Hilton Tampa Downtown – You will receive the valet rate for parking at the Hilton of $16 plus tax for daily parking with in and out privileges. Self-parking is not available. 

Other Parking Option – The Fort Brooke Parking Garage is adjacent to the hotel and connects to the hotel via a sky bridge. The parking garage charges an hourly fee with no in and out privileges. The fee for 5 hours or more is currently $9.50.

Registration Fee

To receive the Early Bird Rate of $169.00 (member) or $219.00 (non-member) be sure to register on or before August 2, 2019.  Registration fee includes a seminar notebook and lunch the day of the Seminar; all other meals are on your own.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be provided (minus a $25 processing fee) for cancellations received in writing prior to August 23, 2019.  After August 23rd, FSA incurs the cost of your registration so there will be no refunds granted; however, substitutions are allowed up until the event date.


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