MPCA Simple Estimator Training Level 1

  • Goal: Participants will learn how to use the Estimator to estimate pollutant loading with and without best management practices.
  • Prerequisite
  • Format: Participants work on problems using the Estimator. Hands-on interactive format. Participants report out after working on problems. Class size limited.
  • Learning goals
    • Calculating pollutant loads with and without best management practices
    • Interpreting results and assessing your modeled system
  • Relevant link(s)

MIDS Calculator - Introduction

  • Goal: Participants will learn how to use the Minimal Impact Design Standards (MIDS) Calculator to estimate runoff volume reduction and pollutant loading with and without best management practices.
  • Prerequisite
  • Format: Participants work on problems using the MIDS Calculator. Hands-on interactive format. Participants report out after working on problems. Class size limited.
  • Learning goals
    • Create files in the MIDS Calculator
    • Set up a site
    • Learn how to incorporate best management practices into your site(s)
    • Basic components and functionality of the Calculator
  • Relevant link(s)

MIDS Calculator - Intermediate

  • Goal: Participants will work on more advanced problems using the Minimal Impact Design Standards (MIDS) Calculator
  • Prerequisite
    • Have the MIDS Calculator downloaded on your computer link to download
    • Have taken the Introduction course or be familiar with the learning goals described above for the Introductory training
  • Format: Participants work on problems using the MIDS Calculator. Hands-on interactive format. Participants report out after working on problems. Class size limited.
  • Learning goals
    • Become familiar with individuals bmps
    • Model a site with multiple bmps
    • Model sites where specific performance goals are difficult to meet
    • Learn ways to incorporate non-standard practices (e.g. street sweeping) or site characteristics (variable emcs) into the calculator

MIDS Calculator updates - Version 4

The Minimal Impact Design Standards (MIDS) Calculator has been updated to Version 4. This one hour webinar will provide a summary of the changes from Version 3 of the calculator.

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