Implementing LID Retrofits to Address Nutrient Loads in Lake Pocotopaug in East Hampton, Connecticut

Steven D. Trinkaus, Professional Engineer

This presentation will showcase the design and implementation of LID retrofits around Lake Pocotopaug in East Hampton, CT to address nutrient loads in non-point source runoff from impervious area within the watershed of the lake.

Learning Objectives: 

  • See how LID practices can be modified to fit in constrained spaces
  • Learn how LID practices can address nutrients loads in non-point source runoff.
  • Understand how the LID practices are installed in the field

Presented by Steven D. Trinkaus, Professional Engineer – Civil Engineer, Trinkaus Engineering LLC

Mr. Trinkaus is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut and Maryland and has over 38 years experience in the land development field. He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Low Impact Development (LID) and has been an invited presenter and consultant in Taiwan, China and South Korea multiple times since 2011. He was an invited presenter at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland on Sustainable Stormwater Management in October 2017. He has written multiple LID Design Manuals for five municipalities in Connecticut as well as being the principal author of a LID National Guidance document for EWRI. He has designed all types of LID treatment systems including Bioretention, Dry and Wet Swales, Permeable Asphalt and open cell paver systems. He has made many presentations on LID and water quality topics at many local, regional and international conferences. He has also taught day long workshops on stormwater and LID. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science in Forest Management in 1980.