Approaches & Case Studies for Multi-Benefit Stormwater and Coastal Resilience

Approaches and Case Studies for Multi-Benefit Stormwater and Coastal Resilience

On-Demand Webinar Recorded September 2023
This course presents approaches and case studies for sustainable, adaptable, and resilient water resources, ecosystem restoration, and trans­porta­tion infra­struc­ture with focus on stormwater and coastal appli­ca­tions to protect public safety, infra­struc­ture, and the environment.

Watch and Earn a PDH

Upon completing this course learners should be able to…

  1. Understand the needs and opportunities for sustainable, adaptable, and resilient planning, design and operations for phased programs to address problems and issues today and for future climate conditions with increased rainfall, sea level rise and tidal surge for coastal communities. 
  2. Learn from case study examples and lessons learned to demonstrate success and possible applications for your community.
  3. Understand the opportunities for coordination of multi-benefit programs for water, wastewater, stormwater and flood control, transportation, and water quality and ecosystem protection and restoration.
  4. Learn about grant, loan, and user-based utility funding opportunities and public-public and public-private partnerships to facilitate implementation and sustain programs now and in the future. 
Michael Schmidt, PE, BCEE, DWRE is CDM Smith’s Global Practice Leader for Water Resources Infrastructure and Resiliency. He has 39 years of experience in sustainable and resilient stormwater, civil works, flood control, green infrastructure, coastal, water supply, ecosystem restoration, water resource, and watershed master planning, modeling, research, facilities evaluations and design, permitting, operations, asset and data management, implementation, training, public information, and funding. For more than 500 projects across 35 states and nine countries across six continents. He has guided the implementation of more than $1.6 billion of infrastructure with innovations and operational synergies delivering more than $380 million in cost savings.
Seth Nehrke is a senior water resources engineer and project manager with 23 years of experience delivering a wide array of resiliency planning and ecosystem restoration projects. He currently serves as the CDM Smith Stormwater and Flood Control Discipline leader. He graduated from Colorado State University and specializes in stream restoration, stormwater management planning, modeling, design, construction, and operations.  

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