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Water Quality Compliance and Wastewater/Stormwater Permitting in Louisiana

This NEW ½-day course is intended for environmental professionals responsible for water quality permitting and compliance management for their facilities. The course covers essential topics such as water permitting and compliance, stormwater permitting and compliance in Louisiana, wetlands permitting, and other Clean Water Act (CWA) programs. SPCC will be briefly discussed.

Join us as we cover wastewater and stormwater permitting mechanisms in Louisiana. Individual, as well as general, permit options and general guidance on applicability will be discussed. Also, regulatory changes and proposed changes to the definition of “waters of the US” and implications on the permitting programs will be briefly discussed.


Course topics
  • Clean Water Act Overview
    • Waters of the U.S., waters of the state
    • Agency jurisdiction
    • Effluent Guideline
    • Monitoring, reporting and recordkeeping
  • Louisiana Water Quality Standards
  • POTW Pretreatment Permitting
    • Applicability
    • Requirements
  • LPDES Permitting Program
    • Applicability
    • Requirements
    • Cooling Water intake structures
    • Wastewater/stormwater discharge permitting and compliance in Louisiana
  • Stormwater Permitting and Pollution Prevention Plans
    • Applicability
    • Requirements
  • Section 404 Permitting/Wetlands
    • Applicability
    • Requirements
  • Develop Practical Compliance Strategies
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Aug 17, 2021 -- Baton Rouge, LA
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Louisiana SWPPP and SPCC/SPC Plan Essentials and Implementation

This 1/2-day course is designed for individuals responsible for developing, certifying and implementing SPCC/SPC Plans and SWPPPs. The course covers applicability, general requirements for all plans, specific requirements based on facility type, available plan formats, templates, tools and techniques. Additionally, the course covers the essentials needed to comply with the multi-sector general permit (MSGP). Course completion will enable attendees to:

  • Understand which facilities (and storage containers) are subject to SPCC/SPC and SWPPP requirements;
  • Craft plans that meet requirements and provide for operating flexibility; and
  • Improve compliance.
  • Aug 17, 2021 -- Baton Rouge, LA