Innovative Erosion & Sediment Control Field Day
Friday, November 19, 2021 

Auburn University - Erosion and Sediment Control Testing Facility
1600 Lee Rd. 151
Opelika, Alabama, 36804

Topics to be Covered

  • Stock Pile Management
  • Construction Exit Pad and Housekeeping
  • Erosion Control Blankets Demo
  • Sediment Retention Barriers Demo
  • Rainfall Simulator
  • Ditch Check Practices Demo
  • Silt Fence & J-Hooks Installation Demos
  • Slope Interrupters
  • Slope Drains Demo
  • Mulch Application Demo
  • Inlet Protection and Catch Basin Inserts
  • Sediment Basin Demo
  • Shore Line Restoration
  • Surface Skimmer Demo
  • Channelized Testing Demo
  • Vendor Interaction; Free Time

 Note: * Events will be held rain or shine. Attendees are encouraged to wear appropriate footwear and bring a rain jacket for field sessions in case of rain.

Event Credit: 6 Professional Development Hours (0.6 Continuing Education Units)


  • Michael Perez, Ph.D., CPESC Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Auburn University
  • Wesley N. Donald, PhD, CPESC, Research Fellow IV, Department. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Auburn University
  • Wesley C. Zech, Ph.D., LEED AP, Professor & Director of Construction Engineering Management Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, The University of Alabama at Birmingham 

QCI Refresher Training (Thompson Engineering):

Students who hold current ADEM Qualified Credentialed Inspector (QCI) certifications from Thompson Engineering may satisfy their annual refresher training requirements by participating in the event and taking a short online refresher course at a time of their choosing consistent with their expiration dates. An additional fee of $25 is required to renew QCI credentials. Please contact Cindy Roton (Thompson Engineering Stormwater Training Coordinator) at (251) 666-2443 or for more information.

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