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Official Municipal Stormwater Inspector – California

Virtual Webinar Registrations Available Now (Includes CALTRANS)

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Earn Your California Municipal Stormwater Inspection Certification Online

California’s municipal stormwater inspection and permitting guidelines are unique from other states. California’s MS4 program regulates both Phase I (over 100,000 in population) and Phase II (Populations less than 100,000) and Water Resources Control Board and Regional Water Quality Control Boards implement and enforce the MS4 program. Due to the lack of available water, population density and type of industry in California, many regulations are put in place to reduce pollutants and recharge dry aquifers.

In this course, you will how to incorporate these various regulations as well as the inspection of structural vs. non-structural controls, working with other permittees (Regional Co-Permittees, Flood Control Board, Construction permittees, Industrial permittees), and more. Most importantly, you will become qualified to inspect under the California Municipal Stormwater Permit.

Additional Learning Objectives:

  • Pollutant impacts to Areas of Special Biological Significance (ASBS)
  • Waste discharge requirements for California
  • Stormwater management
  • Basin & ocean plan impacts
  • Required conditions for Conditionally Exempt Non-Stormwater Discharges
  • Source Control BMPs for all construction sites
  • Additional BMPs applicable to construction sites disturbing 1 acre or more
  • Additional enhanced BMPs for high-risk sites
  • Minimum required BMPs for roadway paving or repair operation
  • BMPs for public agency facilities and activities
Gloved hands collecting stormwater in a test tube for California’s MS4 program

Course Details

Municipal personnel who take this course are typically responsible for:

  • Inspections/Investigations
  • Sampling
  • Audits
  • Maintenance

This course includes a remote proctored exam. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive:

  • Municipal Inspector Handbook
  • Inspection forms
  • Municipal Planning Guide
  • Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination Guide
  • Copy of your Municipal Permit
  • 5-year renewable Municipal Inspector Certification
  • 0.7 CEUs (Continuing Education Units)

This course is appropriate for municipal stormwater personnel including:

  • Public Works Personnel & Inspectors
  • Engineers
  • GIS & Land Use Personnel
  • Building Code personnel
  • Streets Personnel
  • Stormwater Coordinators
  • Code Enforcement personnel
  • FOG (Fats, Oils, Grease) inspectors
  • Floodplain and watershed personnel
  • Municipal Consultants
  • University and College Personnel
  • Indian Grounds
  • U.S. Territory Permittees
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