Beginning Stormwater Management

ARCH X 496.2

This course explores using the " watershed" approach vs. lot-by-lot approach to design of urban landscapes. These prinicples improve water quality and create multi-benifical and functional landscapes.

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Fall
Remote Instruction
Starting at $535.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Apply watershed approach to design process
  • Select, size, and calculate benefits of low impact development strategies
  • Design a green infrastructure system that achieves multiple benefits, including stormwater regulations

About this course:

Sustainable site planning requires understanding and calculating storm events and designing landscapes to capture, hold, and infiltrate stormwater through landscape designs that focus on several methods, from on-site retention and cisterns to green infrastructure, such as swales. This course showcases unique designs and describes the methods and calculations used to design stormwater BMPs for a site to appropriately accommodate seasonal stormwater within the Southern California region. This course covers the California and City of Los Angeles regulatory requirements for stormwater and provides an overview of stormwater plan design hydrologic/hydraulic concepts, environmental site design, and non-proprietary stormwater BMPs, including critical design elements and typical stormwater plan compliance strategies.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Monday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Matthew Shimer
376077
Fee:
$535.00
19 days left. Enroll by Oct 12, 2020
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Notes

Elective course in the Landscape Architecture Program.

Recommended that students are familiar with Grading and Drainage practices prior to enrollment. Current Grading and Drainage students are eligible to enroll. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 18, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Oct 12, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 19, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 26, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 2, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 9, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 16, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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