This certification course will explain how water interacts with soil properties, elements of drainage drainage design, & principles of DWM.
This event is being presented in partnership with Michigan State University. Sign up for the September 14th training to complete the ADMC DWM Certification Course and receive training on the MSU drainage design tools. A score of 75% or better will be required on the final test to receive a course certificate. The September 15th session is for those interested in working with the NRCS TSP program. Participants will be able to select if they are attending on both days or only the 14th or 15th when registering.
Be sure to check the event page for updates to the agenda.
Date and time
Wed, Sep 14, 2022, 9:00 AM –
Thu, Sep 15, 2022, 12:00 PM EDT
East Lansing Marriott
300 M.A.C. Ave.
East Lansing, MI 48823
Agenda – September 14
9:00 Welcome and Introductions
9:15 Session 1: (2 CEUs) Drainage Design and Soils: Soil and water concepts & tools, fundamentals in drainage design, and design tools
10:45 Session 1 cont.
11:30 Lunch (provided)
12:15 Drain Tile Safety Coalition Video
12:30 Session 2: (1.5 CEUs) Conceptual DWM Design: Introduction to Drainage Water Management Design
2:15 Session 3 (1.5 CEUs) Hands on DWM Design: Field zoning, retrofitting elevation plans, and layout
3:45 Discussion and Final Test
Agenda – September 15 (Optional)
9:00 NRCS Design Installation Activity 164 Details
10:30 Becoming a TSP
This project has been funded wholly or in part by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under cooperative agreement X7-83592501 to the Conservation Technology Information Center, in partnership with Agricultural Drainage Management Coalition and Michigan State University.