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LID Hot Topics: Costs, Perceptions and Maintenance of Low Impact Development Practices in Coastal South Carolina

LID Hot Topics: Costs, Perceptions and Maintenance of Low Impact Development Practices in Coastal South Carolina


This workshop will be hosted in two locations/dates.

August 28, 2019
Mount Pleasant, SC Registration closed for Mount Pleasant location
100 Ann Edwards Lane, Mount Pleasant SC 29464
9:00am-3:00pm

OR

August 29, 2019
Myrtle Beach, SC
851 Broadway Street, Myrtle Beach SC 29577
9:00am-3:00pm

Cost: $25 (includes morning refreshments and lunch)

The LID Hot Topics workshop will focus on the economic costs and benefits of implementing stormwater BMPs in site design in SC coastal communities, coastal SC residents’ perception of these stormwater management practices, and a maintenance cost calculator tool. Speakers include specialists with Clemson University and North Carolina State University. The workshop is intended for stormwater managers, engineers, landscape architects, and other design professionals working in coastal South Carolina. The workshop will be offered in two locations, Mount Pleasant and Myrtle Beach, SC. Cost is $25, which includes morning refreshments and lunch. This workshop can count for 4.5 PDHs/0.45 CEUs.

Draft Agenda:
8:30am Sign-In and Morning Refreshments
9:00am Introduction
9:15am The Case for Low Impact Development, Amy Scaroni, PhD, Clemson Extension
10:00am Introduction to Stormwater Management Cost-Benefit Analysis, Marzieh Motallebi, PhD, Clemson University
10:30am Break
10:45am Case Studies/Field Applications
11:30am Property value effects of stormwater BMPs and residents' perception on stormwater management, Joan Ureta, PhD student, Clemson University Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation
Noon Lunch (provided)
1:00pm LID Maintenance Cost Calculator, Bill Hunt, PhD, PE, North Carolina State University
2:30pm Roundtable Discussion
3:00pm Conclusion

This workshop is sponsored by Clemson Extension, the City of Myrtle Beach, and the Town of Mount Pleasant.

Questions? Please contact Dr. Marzieh Motallebi; 843-546-1013 x223 or mmotall@clemson.edu
Price:$25.00

Charleston County Extension Office

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