||Stormwater Manager Certification Study Guide Part 1
This is part of the "Stormwater Manager Certification Study Guide Series" series, which also included the following events:
* Stormwater Manager Certification Study Guide Part 2
* Stormwater Manager Certification Study Guide Part 3
June 9, 2010
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complete the process of sitting for the APWA Certified Stormwater Manager exam. This webcast series focuses you on areas of content domain, available resources and analysis of specialty topics found within the stormwater world. (For information about the APWA Certified Stormwater Manager credential, eligiblity, and exam, visit:
This program cannot overcome lack of experience, and this review will not guarantee a pass rate. But, the series includes tips on how to study prior to taking the exam and leaves you with additional self-directed study questions and information.
The topic review areas for Part 1 of the the three-part series includes:
Introduction to Licensure and Certification
• A Definition of Stormwater and Certification
• Why someone would want to get the credentials
• What certification is and what it is not
• References and their location
• Taking the exam
• Notification of testing results
• Length of certification
Overview of Urban Stormwater Management
• Impact of urban development
• Identifying and analyzing problems
• Prioritizing needs
• Developing a CIP and other funding alternatives
• Clean Water Act and NPDES
Program Administration '
• Incorporation of Stormwater Goals into Local Government Goals
• Local Government Stormwater Management Program
• Role of Local Government Departments in Stormwater Management
• Funding the Stormwater Management Program
• Managing Regulatory Requirements
• Performance Measurement
Note to California residents: This program will aid you in studying for the APWA Certified Stormwater Manager exam. The content will be broadbased and relevant and informative for all stormwater managers nationally, but we will not cover the California regulations specifically.
Disclaimer: APWA Education is independent of APWA Certification. APWA certification programs are governed by the Certification Commission, a semi-independent certifying body of APWA. In adherence to certification industry standards, the Commission volunteers and staff are not involved in the development of any preparatory programs, and no preparatory programs are endorsed by the Commission nor are any prerequisites to earning APWA certifications.
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||William E. Spearman, III, PE
Bill Spearman has over 30 years of experience in stormwater management, erosion prevention and sediment control. His project experience includes research and evaluation of erosion prevention and sediment control materials on federal and state projects; development of storm water management and sediment control programs and ordinances for local governments; development of South Carolina’s state-wide storm water management and sediment control program; creation of stormwater utilities; development of storm water master plans and modeling for state and local governments; and development and presentation of storm water management and sediment control training programs for APWA, IECA, and other groups. He currently is responsible for directing Woolpert’s large water resources projects and managing the firm’s stormwater practice area.
He is a former member and chairman of APWA’s Water Resources Management Technical Committee and was one of the proponents for the development of the Stormwater Management certification program. He also helped establish the Public Works Stormwater Summit which is a part of APWA’s International Congress.
Bill has also served as an Adjunct Professor in the Civil Engineering Department at the University of South Carolina with teaching responsibilities in environmental and water resources engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer in South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Alabama, Kentucky and Ohio. He is also a Professional Hydrologist (PH) and a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC).
He is graduate of Clemson University with a BS degree in Civil Engineering and the University of South Carolina with an MS degree in Civil Engineering.