Certified Professional in Stormwater Quality™
CPSWQ identifies professionals with a comprehensive knowledge & understanding of stormwater and erosion control regulations. Certified stormwater professionals are recognized by regulators as qualified professionals in their field. CPSWQ Certification is a requirement on many projects and specifications.
The CPSWQ program covers all phases of stormwater management including planning, design, construction, implementation, observation, maintenance, and inspection. Successful certificants have been evaluated and tested and have demonstrated their knowledge and understanding of: Federal regulations, stormwater pollutants, stream environments, watershed hydrology, quantification (pollutant removal), construction, municipal and industrial stormwater management BMPs and design techniques, CSOs, inspection, maintenance, and solids management.