RedVector RV-10717

Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Estimating Runoff Rates, Volumes, and Required Detention Storage

Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Estimating Runoff Rates, Volumes, and Required Detention Storage

1 hr. Online Course

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RV-10717

SME: Jake Woland, ASLA

This course has been discontinued.

The USDA NRCS, formerly known as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), has developed a methodology for determining runoff rates and volumes. In this course we will cover rainfall patterns; the procedures of TR55 including computing runoff, hydrologic soil groups, and discharge method; and estimating detention storage volume.
Posted by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Copyright © 2013. All rights reserved.
Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss rainfall patterns
  • Identify the methods for determining appropriate procedures
  • Recognize the Hydrologic Soil Groups
  • Describe the process of estimating detention storage volume
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Jake Woland, ASLA
JAKE WOLAND, ASLA, is a landscape architect with HEWITT in Seattle, Washington. He previously taught at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
 
KURT NATHAN, MS, PE, is Professor Emeritus at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and was formerly a consulting engineer for Conservation Engineering.
 
The late STEVEN STROM, FASLA, was Associate Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
 
State Licenses
AK - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
AL - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
AR - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
CA - Water Operator (Grade T1 and D1) (Technical)
CA - Water Operator (Grade T2 and D2) (Technical)
CA - Water Operator (Grade T3 and D3) (Technical)
CA - Water Operator (T4, T5, D4 and D5) (Technical)
CT - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
DE - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
FL - Landscape Architect (Optional - 0009798)
Accreditation: FL DBPR Approved Provider 0001771
GA - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2025)
IA - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
IL - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
IN - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
KS - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
KY - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
LA - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2025)
MD - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2025)
MI - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
MN - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
MO - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
MS - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
NC - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - 10762)
NE - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2025)
NH - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
NJ - Landscape Architect (General)
NM - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2025)
NV - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
NY - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
OH - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
OK - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
OR - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
PA - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2025)
PR - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
SC - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
SD - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
TN - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
TX - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
UT - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
VA - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2025)
WA - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
WI - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
WV - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare (max 6 hrs online) - Approved LA CES-2025)
WY - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
Professional Organizations
American Society of Landscape Architects (LA CES) - ASLA - Member (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2025)
Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control, Inc - CAN-CISEC, CISEC (USA) (General)
EnviroCert International - Certified Professional (CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, CPMSM) (General)