Stormwater ponds were constructed en masse several years ago, requiring only annual inspections and minor maintenance since. But they were put in place with the understanding sediment would need to be removed in a 15 to 20-year cycle, and many ponds have reached that point. Because of the long cycle, it’s not uncommon for municipal staff to be unfamiliar with the dredging process, nor is it surprising that there is little industry experience with dredging in Wisconsin.
Stormwater pond design, maintenance, and vegetation have been the topic of past NEWSC workshops. Now, we welcome you to join us and our panel of experts for a comprehensive exploration of the dredging process. Workshop sessions include: regulatory background, dredging examples and technical guidance, sediment depth measurement processes, and a residential pond dredging exemplar. This one-day workshop can help fulfill up to 5 PDHs.