Online Stormwater Inspector Training

Take our Online Stormwater Inspector Training for Construction Sites and join us for the in-the-field day next month!

Cost is $245 (including the in person day)

To register for and take the online portion, go to Make an account, then you can sign up and pay for the course there.

In-the-field Training Day
Friday, September 29th, 8:30am-4:00pm
New Orleans (specific location to be announced)

The above online portion of this course must be completed and passed first. We cannot hold the in person session very often, so make sure to take advantage of this one!

To reserve your space at the in-the-field session, email us at [email protected] with the name and email address of the person attending.

LUSC Annual Meeting *POSTPONED*

The LUSC Annual Meeting that was planned for November 17th has been postponed. The new date of the meeting is Tuesday, February 7th at the same location and time.

If you have already registered, you have the option of either crediting your registration fee to the new meeting date, or receiving a refund. Please email us at [email protected] if you have any questions.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

2017 Annual Meeting Registration

Register now for the 2017 LUSC Annual Meeting!

Tuesday February 7th, 2017
9:00am to 4:45pm
South Regional Library Meeting Room
6101 Johnston Street
Lafayette, LA 70503

Topics to be covered include:

  • Remand Program by Kim Corts of LDEQ
  • Watershed Flood Models
  • Stormwater Ordinance by Sabrina Schenk of St. Tammany Parish
  • Sewer I&I Program by Tary Ross of Lake Charles
  • Electronic Reporting Rule

See the full detailed Agenda HERE.

Registration Cost: $100.00 for full day (lunch on your own)

To register online through PayPal with a credit card, click HERE.
To register with a check by mail, fill out the Registration Form and send with your check made payable to LUSC to:

1836 Valence Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

Please email [email protected] with any questions.

Green Infrastructure Workshops – Sign Up Now!

Water Wise NOLA and the Louisiana Urban Stormwater Coalition (LUSC) will be holding two workshops on Green Infrastructure (GI), targeting the needs of key professionals for advancing GI in the Greater New Orleans area. The workshops are a full day and will be held in New Orleans at the Mosquito Control Center.

June 19th 2015
Workshop A: Design, Construction & Maintenance of Green Infrastructure

July 10th 2015
Workshop B: Green Infrastructure Planning & Policies

Each participant who completes the workshop will be a Certified Green Infrastructure Professional (either Design & Construction or Planning & Policy), and will receive a certificate from LUSC indicating such, which can be used to obtain the applicable continuing education credits (Landscape Architecture, AICP, AIA, etc.).

The workshops are sponsored by the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans and are offered free of charge. The number of attendees is limited.

Please see the PDF flyer HERE for more information.
Register online at

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Annual Meeting Presentations

Thanks to everyone who came out to our Annual Meeting in New Orleans! If you would like to refer back to any of the presentations, see the downloadable versions of some of them below:

COD, TOD, and BOD – What’s What?
Elizabeth deEtte Smythe, PhD.
Regulatory Manager, St. Tammany Parish Engineering

St. Tammany Parish TMDL Response Plan
Elizabeth dEtte Smythe, PhD.
Regulatory Manager, St. Tammany Parish Engineering

LDEQ Stormwater/General Permits Update
Kimberly Corts
Water Permits Division, LDEQ

Annual Meeting – Registration Open!

Register now for the 2014 Annual Meeting!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
8:30am to 5:00pm
New Orleans Morial Convention Center
Booth #3301 in Hall D

This year’s meeting will be held in conjunction with WEFTEC, the Water Environment Foundation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference. WEFTEC is the largest conference of its kind in North America and offers water quality professionals from around the world with the best water quality education and training available today.

Cost is for a full day and includes lunch, as well as free access to the Stormwater Pavilion and Exhibit Hall.
Also includes optional Tuesday WEFTEC sessions 316: Measuring the Benefits of Green Infrastructure and 317: Stormwater Research at no additional cost!

Early Registration: $100 before September 15th
Late Registration: $125 after September 15th

Please see the detailed AGENDA for more information. To register online with a credit card, click HERE. To register by mail with a check, download the REGISTRATION FORM.

Instructions on parking and how to pick up your badge at WEFTEC are coming soon!

Outreach and Education Course

Need help complying with the Public Outreach and Education requirements of MS4 Permits?

Our online Public Outreach and Education course is coming soon!

  • How to engage the public
  • Media strategies
  • Branding
  • How to plan public education events

Toolkit included!

Outreach Templates – plug in your own logo
Educational Content – ready to use at your event

Subscribe to our email list to stay informed about this course when it launches!

Online Training – In the Field Day NEW DATE!

We have rescheduled the first session for part two of the online Certified Stormwater Inspector Training Course. This is the in-person, in the field training day.

Monday, August 18th, 2014
8am to 4pm
New Orleans Mosquito Control Center

This training day will include a site visit. The price of this session is included in the online course (see to take the course, you must take the online portion first).

If you have already taken the online portion, send an email to  to sign up for this in-person training day. If you are not able to attend this session, there will be others in the future.

Please contact [email protected] with any further questions!