PHRC Webinars

Pennsylvania Post Construction Stormwater Management Manual [Archive]

11/14/2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Instructor: Mark Bowen (Senior Project Engineer, NTM Engineering, Inc.)


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NTM Engineering and Villanova University have completed the Post Construction Stormwater Management Manual (PCSM Manual) for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP). The manual has been reviewed, public comments are being addressed, and the manual will be released may be released late 2024 or early 2025. The PCSM Manual contains new policy, new guidance, new ways to design and build SCMs, addresses climate adaption, promotes natural landscapes as stormwater mitigation, and proposes changes to how infiltration is sited, constructed, and protected. In this session, learn about the major innovations included in the new manual, have questions answered, and understand examples.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn the structure of the new PCSM Manual and how to use it.
  2. Understand how calculation and methods will be different, including for climate adaption.
  3. Understand the connection between the natural landscape and stormwater management.
  4. Identify the difference between law, regulation, policy, and guidance.


Free to attend; $20 for continuing education credit in live webinar

Credit Hours

Live Webinar: 1.0 PA L&I Contact Hour, 1.0 PA PDH for engineers, 1.0 AIA LU|HSW, 1.0 ICC Contact Hour (0.1 CEU), 1.0 NARI hour/CEU

Tags: Land Development



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