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Stormwater management workshop scheduled Feb. 20

Contact: Christina Chapple


     HAMMOND -- Southeastern Louisiana University, along with the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, will sponsor a special workshop, "Planning for Stormwater Management in Northshore Communities," on Wednesday, Feb. 20. 

     The workshop will be held at the Southeast Louisiana Business Center, located at 1514 Martens Drive near Southeastern’s main campus in Hammond. The workshop will be conducted from 9 a.m. to noon.

     The event is designed to give public works and utilities professionals, project managers, and planners the tools they need to make informed decisions with regard to stormwater management on the north shore. Topics will include federal and state laws relating to stormwater management, resources for non-point source programs, best management practices in stormwater pollution planning and development, and water quality in the Lake Pontchartrain Basin and north shore rivers and streams. 

     Attendees will receive a certificate of completion and operator certification is pending through Department of Health and Hospitals.

     The workshop cost is $10 per person. Pre-registration is preferred. 

     For more information contact Southeastern at 985-549-3831 or

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