This Wisconsin General Permit to Discharge Online course teaches students the requirements of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) so that they can legally discharge stormwater runoff from construction sites in accordance with the limitations set by the State of Wisconsin. Students will learn about the WPDES, the Clean Water Act, Storm Water Management Plans, and the best management practices to prevent erosion and pollution.
In compliance with the Wisconsin Administrative Code, a landowner of a construction site engaging in land-disturbing construction activities including clearing, grading and/or excavating, but excluding storm water discharges from Indian activities within Indian Country that discharges Storm Water Associated with Land-Disturbing Construction Activity is authorized to discharge storm water to waters of the State provided that the discharge is in accordance with the conditions in this permit.
Designed with self-paced learning in mind, this 2.5 hour course is provided completely online. Upon successful completion, students will earn a certificate and 2.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs).