Stormwater Webinar: Hazard Mitigation Planning

Incorporating Green Infrastructure/Low Impact Development, Open Space, and Nature Based Systems into Hazard Mitigation Plans

Presentation related to efforts to study the feasibility of integrating Green Infrastructure/Low Impact Development into the current Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan (NHMP) for different jurisdictions within Denton County. The work consisted in review of the status of current NHMP, GI/LID ordinances and regulations, development of GIS tools to enhance the adoption of GI/LID, identification of flood prone areas, coordination with stakeholders, overlay with different data sets including land use, parks, green areas, and hydrologic calculations.

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1 hour of water and wastewater CEU Credit has been approved through the TCEQ.

1 hour of CFM Continuing Education Credit has been approved through the Texas Floodplain Management Association.


Fouad Jaber, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, TAMU

Dr. Fouad Jaber is an associate professor and integrated water resources management extension specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension located at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas. He received his Ph.D. in 2001 in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Purdue University and worked as a post-doct at the University of Florida from 2002 to 2007, after which he joined Texas A&M as an assistant professor. He has published more than 24 refereed journal articles and more than 100 conference proceedings papers in addition to extension publications and governmental reports. He has been conducting research and extension programs related to stormwater management, stream restoration, non-point source pollution management from the urban environment and water quality studies since 2002 with funding exceeding two million dollars. Dr. Jaber is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.

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