TNWRRC sponsors, manages, and/or coordinates the following programs:
Tennessee Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control (TNEPSC) Training Program for Construction Sites—One of the main program responsibilities of the Tennessee Water Resources Research Center is the transfer of information through professional training and education. TNEPSC is one such training and education program. TNEPSC offers three training workshops for developers, contractors, engineers, and other professionals, inspection personnel, and enforcement officials responsible for all aspects of preparation and implementation of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) for preventing erosion and controlling sediment at construction sites one (1) acre or more in size.
Tennessee Permanent Stormwater Management Training—With the recent availability of the Tennessee Permanent Stormwater Management and Design Guidance Manual, TNWRRC, with its partners, will provide NEW Permanent Stormwater Management Training courses. These courses are available to design engineers and architects as well as plan reviewers and other local municipal program personnel. They provide insights on avoidance and minimization approaches to site layout, design guidance on specific permanent stormwater control measures, and experience using tools developed to assist designers and plan reviewers with implementation of runoff reduction and pollutant removal requirements.
Tennessee Smart Yards—Tennessee Smart Yards (formerly Tennessee Yards & Neighborhoods) guides and assists Tennessee residents and neighborhood associations on practices they can apply in their yards and common spaces to create healthier living spaces and communities.
Tennessee Hydrologic Determination Training—A training course for conducting hydrologic determinations. Successful completion of the training course is one of the requirements for certification as a Qualified Hydrologic Professional (TN-QHP).