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New York State (NYS) Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Endorsed 4 Hour Erosion and Sediment Control Required Training

Contact Info

Contact: Ontario County SWCD

Phone: (585) 396-1450



Under the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Stormwater Permit GP-0-15-002, all developers, contractors and subcontractors must identify at least one trained individual from their company that will be responsible for implementation of the SWPPP, and have at least one trained individual on site on a daily basis when soil disturbance activities are being performed. Also, developers must have a qualified inspector conduct regular site inspections in accordance with GP-0-10-001.

*Qualified inspectors and trained individuals must have 4 hours of training in the principles and practices of erosion and sediment control endorsed by NYS DEC, SWCD, or CPESC, Inc. Training is good for 3 years. Upon completion of the course, each participant will receive a NYS DEC Stormwater Training Number on a wallet card valid for 3 years.

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