IECA Virtual Connection: Erosion Control and Stormwater Innovation 2.0

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Hosted by IECA Region One with Platinum Sponsor Convergent Water Technologies, join us for the August IECA Virtual Connection: Erosion Control and Stormwater Innovation 2.0. This event offers 3 - one hour live webinars, with on-demand recordings if you miss a live presentation. This event is free to members and paid for nonmembers. 

On-Demand Courses: 

  • !@#$ Maintenance! It’s not a four letter word with David Batts and Sean Simonpietri
  • Innovative Industrial Stormwater Strategies with Mitch Whitson 
  • 10 Pounds of GSI in a 5 Pound Bag with Scott Gorneau, PE & Rob Woodman, PE

Course Level: All

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David Batts

Director, Construction EcoServices

David Batts grew up on the Texas Gulf Coast where he spent every free moment he had on the water. It was fitting that as a professional he found himself helping protect the very ecosystem that he enjoyed as an adolescent. Promoting innovative new water management strategies is as much of a passion as it is how he makes a living, and he often finds himself far from home presenting to anyone that will listen about his latest finding or lesson learned in his pursuit of perfection in Green Infrastructure Design and Construction Methods. David joined Construction EcoServices in 2006 as the first employee in the Stormwater System Solutions business unit that he now runs. He is an avid fisherman and conservationist and spends as much time as possible with his wife and three boys enjoying nature.

Mitch Whitson

Scott Gorneau, PE

National Manager

As National Manager of Stormwater Solutions for the ACF-CWT Alliance, Mr. Gorneau is responsible for managing accounts seeking to grow their businesses by offering innovative green infrastructure\low impact stormwater solutions that enable new applications and raise the bar on performance, cost effectiveness and verification. 

Mr. Gorneau’s previously served as Regional Vice President for FABCO Industries where he was responsible for engineering design, specification and installation of manufactured storm water management systems. 

Earning a BS in Biological Systems Engineering in 1996 and a MS in Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering in 1998 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln provided the necessary knowledge for Gorneau to launch his career into the technical sales and specified engineered products industry. He’s spent the subsequent time since graduation gaining experience and expanding his knowledge of the industry on a wide variety of civil and environmental engineering design projects for private and public sector clients. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Maine and New Hampshire, and a Maine Certified Stormwater Inspector. He has been a member of the American Society of Civil Engineer (ASCE) since 1999, serving as section President in 2014.

ACF Environmental is headquarted in Richmond, VA and was founded in 1984. ACF Environmental has evolved beyond a sales and marketing company; to become an entrepreneur, a manufacturer, a value added reseller, an installer, a researcher, and an educator. While the business has grown substantially, the main premise has never changed, take care of the customer, promote the best quality solutions, know the product and the applications better than anyone else, continually introduce new ideas and products and above all, provide high quality service to our customers.
Convergent Water Technologies (CWT) is headquarted in Houston, TX and was founded in 2011 to address the urgent need for innovative stormwater management solutions. Convergent Water Technologies delivers cost-effective systems and services designed to overcome water management challenges.

Rob Woodman , PE

Senior Engineer and Region Manager

Rob graduated in Civil Engineering from the University of Wollongong, Australia. He spent the first 10 years as design and project engineer for a private engineering consulting firm, gaining experience and expanding his knowledge of the industry on a wide variety of civil and stormwater engineering design projects for private and public sector clients throughout New England. Rob now serves ACF Environmental as the Senior Stormwater Engineer and the Region Manager for the company for New England and New York and supports engineers, landscape architects and designers on site development and green infrastructure systems from Maine to Maryland overcoming design and permitting challenges with a suite of innovative solutions. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Maine and Pennsylvania, a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sedimentation Control, Maine DEP Certified Stormwater Inspector, Master Gardener, and entrepreneur. Rob lives in Gorham, Maine with his wife, Jessi and four children under 12.

Sean Simonpietri

Civil Engineer from Virginia Tech

Worked in the construction division of ACF Environmental for 20 years focused on technical installations of environmental products (geomembrane liner, paving fabric, stamped asphalt, and bridge joints). Started Exact Stormwater Management in 2013 to provide stormwater facility maintenance and technical product installations.

To receive credit for this class you must watch at least one presentation. You have the option to listen to as many presentations as you wish, however you will only receive education credit for the presentations you attended. The total number of Professional Development Hours for this event is three (3).



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On-Demand Courses
!@#$ Maintenance! It’s not a four letter word
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Sponsored by Construction EcoServices | One of the most misspelled words in America is Maintenance. It’s no wonder it’s such a struggle. This course will look at how good stormwater design can reduce long-term maintenance costs for Green Stormwater Infrastructure as well as traditional stormwater projects.
Innovative Industrial Stormwater Strategies
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Sponsored by California Filtration Specialists | The US NAVY has been looking to reduce metals leaving their shipyards that have accumulated over the past 300 years. This class will look at a revolutionary new approach to removing metals from stormwater and meeting local TMDL’s.
10 Pounds of GSI in a 5 Pound Bag
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Sponsored by ACF Environmental | Green Stormwater Infrastructure Best Management Practices are often times seen as large, expansive Raingardens that eat up real estate and are a burden to developers and property owners. This class will explore projects throughout the country where space was tight and innovative strategies employed to maximize treatment without compromising the owners bottom line.
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