American Water Resources Association
Department of Environmental Protection MS4 Program and NPDES Permitting
Jenifer Fields, PE
Department of Environmental Protection
Clean Water Program Manager
Municipalities and other entities such as universities and prisons that meet certain standards must obtain NPDES permit coverage for discharges of stormwater from their municipal separate stormwater systems (MS4s). This presentation will provide a general update on the program and what's next in the MS4 program.
Mrs. Fields is the Clean Water Program Manager for the Southeast Regional Office of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), responsible for sewage planning, NPDES and Water Quality permitting, West Nile and Black Fly programs, along with operational compliance and enforcement. During her 24 years with DEP, she has been both a permit engineer and the permit section chief. After graduating from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Mrs. Fields served 11 years in the U.S. Army, in both active and reserve units, overlapping her time with DEP. She a licensed engineer in Pennsylvania.
This seminar does qualify for 1.0 Professional Development Hour (PDH). A Certificate of Attendance will be available on site for AWRA-PMAS members only. The meeting price for non-members who wish to receive a Certificate of Attendance for the PDH is $10.00 ($3.00 for meeting + $7.00 for certificate).
Please note: all lunch orders will close by noon on the day before the presentation. In addition, all lunch orders will need to be paid for online by this time. We are unable to refund the cost of lunch or meeting fees because they are paid ahead of time based on number of registrations. Registration begins at 11:30am with the presentation starting promptly at 12:00pm.