Canada’s National Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection Standard: A Model for North America?

This presentation will take an inside look at the 1st edition of CSA/W202, Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection and Monitoring, to showcase how best practices were harmonized to create a national set of minimum requirements. It will highlight the ability of the standard to streamline project administration and eliminate guess work, and how such requirements lend themselves well to incorporation in to contracts and permits. Finally, the presentation will touch on efforts to drive uptake, plans for future ESC standards, as well as the various aspects of CSA/W202 that might serve as a model for future standardization efforts in the U.S. and elsewhere.

Course Level: Intermediate

Brian Zupancic

Brian Zupancic is a senior project manager with CSA Group. Based out of their U.S. Headquarter office in Cleveland, OH, Brian works with stakeholders from both Canada and the U.S. to develop standards in the field of natural resources. In addition to water resources, Brian works in the areas of mining and carbon sequestration, managing standards committees both domestic and international. Prior to CSA Group Brian spent 5 years in Government Relations with Trout Unlimited in Washington, DC. Brian attended the Ohio Wesleyan University and holds a Master’s in Environmental Science and Policy from Johns Hopkins University.

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Canada’s National Erosion and Sediment Control Inspection Standard - Recorded Webinar
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1.00 PDH credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 PDH credit  |  Certificate available