QVCOG member communities are encouraged to attend an upcoming LTAP training opportunity offered by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC). The training will occur on December 14, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. in Ohio Township's volunteer fire hall (1520 Roosevelt Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237). The course is free. Interested parties should email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the event. This may be of particular note for Public Works teams (see description below):
This course prepares attendees to perform routine and corrective maintenance on common types of stormwater control measures (SCMs). Participants will learn the keys of a successful SCM Operations Program, common SCM types and components; what infiltration/filtration surfaces are, common SCM vegetation considerations, and the difference between routine versus corrective maintenance. Attendees will be prepared to schedule and complete routine maintenance activities; be familiar with techniques and equipment appropriate for various SCMs types and understand specialized maintenance techniques to address frequently encountered SCM problems. Intended Audience: Primarily individuals who are involved in operation and maintenance of stormwater control measures, including public works directors and SCM field maintenance personnel. Personnel involved in designing and inspecting SCMs will also benefit from the knowledge gained in this training.