Media Release

County EPD Offers Cert. Program

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 1:40 PM

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 October 13 and 14, 2009 at the Alachua County Public Works Ready Room in Gainesville, FL.  Participants will learn why it is important to prevent construction site erosion from polluting our local water bodies and will become familiar with techniques to minimize erosion and sedimentation.

This certification program was developed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and will be team taught by staff from FDEP, ACEPD, Alachua County Public Works, City of Gainesville, and Jones Edmunds & Associates. This class is co-sponsored by the Gainesville Clean Water Partnership.

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

This class is free of charge, but interested parties must register by contacting Stacie Greco at 352-264-6829 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).