Media Release

Florida Stormwater, Erosion, and Sedimentation Control Inspector Training and Certification Program

Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:30 AM
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ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Environmental Protection Department (ACEPD) is offering the “Florida Stormwater, Erosion, and Sedimentation Control Inspector Training and Certification Program” on July 29, and 30, 2014, at the Waccassassa Forestry Center’s District Office (5353 NE 39th Ave, Gainesville, east of airport). Participants will learn why it is important to prevent construction site sedimentation from polluting local water bodies and will become familiar with techniques to minimize erosion. The training is free, but participants must register by July 22.

This certification program was developed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and will be team taught by numerous professionals. This class is co-sponsored by the Gainesville Clean Water Partnership.

Qualifying participants can earn 8 Continuing Education Units for their contractor’s license and/or 8 Professional Development Hours for their Florida Professional Engineer’s license.

Register for the training online.

For more information and telephone registration, contact Alachua County Senior Environmental Specialist, Gregory Owen at 352-264-6833 or


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).