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Webinar: Basic Plan Reading: The Rosetta Stone for Source Control Inspectors

Date(s):
December 9, 2020
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Description:

Members: Free
Non-Members: $70.00

 
CWEA Contact Hours: 2 Contact Hours towards ECI Certification 
SWRCB Wastewater CEUs: TBD

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Dec 2020 ECI Tool Belt Training

Room: Virtual TBD

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Basic Plan Reading: The Rosetta Stone for Source Control Inspectors

Do your eyes glaze over when engineering drawings are placed in front of you, or do you hear gibberish when an engineer talks to you? Are you responsible for regulating the discharge of wastewater pollutants from industrial and commercial sources but don't understand drawing information? Then, this is for you!

Learning Objective(s):
After participating in this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify a set of plans/drawings.
  • Point out major elements of a set of drawings - drawing list, legends and abbreviations, scale, plan/section views, details.
  • Identify, locate, and analyze specific source control features in a set of plans/drawings.
Speaker: Linda Leong, Engineer, SFPUC
 
Ms. Linda Leong is a Process Engineer with SFPUC and has been an active member of CWEA, SF Bay Section, Professional Development Committee since 2000. She has an M.S. in Environmental Engineering, a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. She is registered as a Civil Engineer in California and has served on the NFPA Technical Committee on Wastewater Treatment Plants since April 2006. Linda's approach to “seek first to understand” is a primary reason that she is considered a key “go to” person in her organization.
 
 
 
Moderator: Theodore Higgins, Chief Environmental Compliance Inspector I, City of Los Angeles/ LA Sanitation &Environment / Industrial Waste Management Division
 
Theodore Higgins began his career with the City of Los Angeles LA Sanitation & Environment, Industrial Waste Management Division (IWMD) as an Industrial Waste Inspector, now called Environmental Compliance Inspectors in October 2001. He currently works as a Chief Environmental Compliance Inspector in IWMD’s Fats, Oil & Grease (FOG) Inspection Group. He is responsible for managing an inspection program with an inventory of nearly 10,000 food service establishments (FSEs). As a newly hired inspector, he was part of the implementation of the Fats Oils & Grease (FOG) program. He has worked in other inspection groups with IWMD including significant Industrial Users Inspection Group (SIU) regulating some of the largest companies in Los Angeles including Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, Food Processors, Metal Finishers, etc. as well as Local Industrial Users (LIU) such as Car Washes, Industrial Laundries, Food Processors, etc. After his promotion to Senior Environmental Compliance Inspector, he worked in the Significant Industrial Users group and LASAN’s new RECYCLA Program. In 2017, he was promoted to Chief Environmental Compliance Inspector. His current and past city activities and recognition include serving the division as a “Sector Champion” for the Car Wash Industry where his role is to maintain collaborative partnerships with the Car Wash Business Sector to strategize how to make businesses grow and become more sustainable; representing IWMD by participating in a national focus group on Micro beads/Micro plastics Pollution with the Nation Pollution Prevention Roundtable; IWMD Employee Excellence Award 2012; Emerging Leader recognition by the California Water Environment Association in 2018; Pretreatment, Pollution Prevention & Stormwater (P3S) Person of the Year Award by the LA Basin Section of the CWEA 2019; and representing LASAN on the SCAQMD Environmental Justice Inter-Agency Task Force. Theodore holds Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Woodbury University. 
 
 
 
Practice Area(s): Pretreatment, Pollution Prevention, & Stormwater
 
(Photo by: UB https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:P%26ID.JPG)
 
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