This certification class is designed for communities that are implementing low impact development in their stormwater permitting requirements. Inspectors will learn how to properly inspect installed LID practices to ensure they are functioning as designed.
- wet and dry ponds
- stormwater wetlands
- bioretention and infiltration practices
- manufactured devices
- underground detention
- swales and buffers
- parking lot BMPs and permeable materials
- rainwater harvesting
- green roofs
This certification is awarded by the Oklahoma Water Survey at the University of Oklahoma.
To receive the certification, attendees must attend the workshop and then receive a score of at least 70% on an examination. Participants have up to 1 hour to complete the exam. All exams are graded by Oklahoma Water Survey staff.
The certification lasts for 3 years.
Communities in Oklahoma may either require or recommend this certification of people who design and/or supervise construction of stormwater control measures.
The certification is NOT intended to be a replacement for professional licensure (like PE or RLA), and is only a supplement to those rigorous professional licenses.
Professional Development Hours
The following professional development hours are available with this certification:
6 PDHs for professional engineers
5 CEUs for landscape architects
Certification Participant - $150 (includes examination and certificate)
Non-certification Participant - $100