Erosion Control Training

These trainings fulfill the new requirement for attending “Qualified Training” as part of the City of Superior stormwater permitting program. Learn more about Construction Site Pollution Control. 

All trainings will be held at the University of Wisconsin, Superior.

Join us in Spring 2017 for our next Erosion Control Training!
Thanks to all who made the 2016 event a success!

For more information contact Kristy DeVera, Water Resources Program Coordinator, at 715-394-1033. 
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2016 Erosion Control Trainings


: April 26, 2016: Erosion Control Training - Contractor

This event will include both “classroom” and “field” learning techniques. The morning will consist of speakers teaching about the inspection process, proper erosion control tool selection, implement the approved plan, installation, and maintenance. The afternoon will be demonstrations of proper installation and maintenance of the most commonly misused and inappropriately installed and maintained erosion control tools/practices. 
Topics to be covered at the Contractor Workshop include:
  • Ordinance review
  • Permitting process
    • When can construction begin
  • AOC update and impact of TSS on fish/aquatic habitat
  • Preconstruction Inspection process
  • Inspection milestones
  • Final Inspection requirements
  • *Coming in 2017* City of Superior Product Acceptability List – BMPs
  • Other DNR/agency speakers, product experts on BMP use/installation
  • On-site demonstrations of proper BMP installation


 March 31, 2016: Erosion Control Training - Consultant

Download a flier and schedule for the Consultant training.

This event consisted of classroom training, including expert instruction on the proper sequencing of a project, selection of erosion control tools, and maintenance for effectiveness and cost-savings.
Topics covered at the Consultant Workshop included:
  • Ordinance and Program review
  • Permit requirements
  • Permitting process
  • How to create a clear plan
    • LTSM and EC Plan items
    • Construction Sequencing
  • *Coming in 2017* City of Superior Product Acceptability List - BMPs

Report summarizes findings which guided scope of City trainings

The City of Superior worked with the University of Wisconsin Environmental Resources Center to conduct interviews and focus groups with local contractors, engineers, and plan designers which helped shape the content of City of Superior Erosion Control Trainings. Read their summary report