Maintaining Rain Gardens, Swales and Storm Water Planters

Expand your stormwater management skills! Builders are increasingly installing Low Impact Development facilities to manage stormwater and jurisdictions are encouraging their use. Once installed, proper maintenance is necessary to ensure they function to avoid drainage issues, vegetation mortality, or out-of-control weed growth. Learn how these facility work, how to monitor and maintain them, as well as what inspectors look for, to keep your facilities functional and beautiful. This session will cover how to: identify needed tasks when you arrive, efficiently maintain the facility, safely manage weeds without harming water quality, troubleshoot and fix problems, and prepare for an inspection.

Location: Date: April 22, 2021 Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Gail Shaloum