Clean Water Services’ Vegetated Water Quality Management (VWQF) online training - Go to this Clean Water Services online training portal and get started by creating an online account (or logging into an existing account) and purchasing The Nature of Green Infrastructure online course. The training provides guidance on how to inspect and manage long-term maintenance of facilities and for those landscape maintenance contractors who are interested, they will earn their place on Clean Water Services’ Vegetated Water Quality Management (VWQF) Preferred Contractor list. The Nature of Green Infrastructure online lets learners earn their place on the list at their own pace, and on their own schedule, while they observe social distancing.
The Nature of Green Infrastructure offers a variety of benefits:
Stay up to date on the latest practices for managing vegetated water quality facilities and stay on the Preferred Contractors list.
Save money with properly maintained VWQF verses rehabilitating a facility left in poor condition.
Reduce the workload for your staff and for agency inspectors, creating efficiency in the compliance process.
Get a clear understanding of how to efficiently and successfully manage VWQFs.
They will explore the latest standards and practices through a series of informative videos. Landscape maintenance contractors who pass the final test with a score of at least 70%, can be placed on Clean Water Services’ Preferred Contractor list. This is also a great opportunity for local municipalities interested in learning more about managing VWQFs. Sign up for the class and learn best practices for managing vegetated water quality facilities. Complete information is available here.