Wednesday Webinar: Floodplain Management 101 (FREE to PSLS Members)

  • 27 May 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Online

Registration

  • Member of PSLS
  • Not a member of PSLS
  • Member of a professional organization in the Geospatial industry such as NSPS, PSPE, PCPG, etc. Contact sdreese@wannerassoc.com for code.

Wednesday Webinar 

Floodplain Management 101

FREE TO PSLS MEMBERS

(If you are a new member pending approval, please register as a non-member, choose to be invoiced, and contact the office at sdreese@wannerassoc.com or 717-441-6057.)

Date: May 27, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cost

  • PSLS Members: FREE
  • Non-Members: $60
  • Member of  Other  Professional Organization: $40

CE Credits: 1 PDH

Course Description:

Flooding is the #1 natural hazard to affect all Pennsylvanians. Gain a holistic understanding of the regulatory requirements for development in floodplains. The presenter of this course will provide an overview on NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program) and current Pennsylvania floodplain regulations in the context of the State's model ordinance as well as International Construction Codes (ICC). Best practices and resources will be highlighted. Participants will learn the responsibilities for design professionals and local floodplain administrators/managers for managing flood risks and loss through proper planning, permitting, and design.

Presenter: Josh Lippert

Josh Lippert is the Floodplain Manager for City of Philadelphia and the chair of the City's Flood Risk Management Task Force.  He also serves on the Pennsylvania Association of Floodplain Managers board as vice chair.  His background is in landscape architecture and environmental planning, with work in the private sector as well as with the City of Pittsburgh. 

Note: Members of other Professional societies such as PSPE, NSPS, ACSM, or other state surveying societies may register at the discounted price. In order to receive the necessary code, registrants must contact PSLS with proof of membership. Please email Shelly Dreese at sdreese@wannerassoc.com or call 717-441-6057, ext. 130.

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