Date and Time:

March 22, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Jim Toby, Principal at Lea & Braze Engineering, will address upcoming requirement changes regarding stormwater quality that will affect residential sites.

Attendees will also learn more about the role of a civil engineer and why it is necessary to hire a civil engineer through examples and case studies.

Learning objectives:

  • Better understand the role of the Civil Engineer and their responsibilities in a construction project. The session will also discuss why it is important to have a good engineer who goes beyond just “getting a permit” and how they can affect the overall quality of functionality of the project.
  • We will dive into new and upcoming regulations that will affect single family residences. For a long time, most single family residential projects required a way of dealing with storm water runoff quantities, mainly through the use of a retention/detention system. Coming very shortly will be the introduction of the requirements to deal with Storm Water Quality. This would mainly require the addition of a bioswale on most projects.
  • What are the long term requirements for such systems and how this will affect home owners.
  • You will learn why it is important to hire a quality engineer and what happens if you go with the lowest bidder!

Welcome , Jim Toby, PE., P.L.S., Q.S.D.

Jim Toby is a Principal, Vice President, Firm Partner at Lea & Braze Engineering

Jim Toby has more than 27 years of experience within the industry. He began his career with Lea & Braze Engineering, Inc. when it was operating under Lea & Sung Engineering and quickly advanced his position into becoming a partner with the firm in 2007. Over the years, Jim has played a variety of roles within the firm; Intern Drafter and Surveyor while finishing his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, and later, his Master’s degree with an emphasis in Construction Management at San Jose State University. Jim now leads a competent team of engineers and has since expanded his experience to subdivision, land planning, custom residential design, commercial and education at Lea & Braze Engineering, Inc. In addition, Jim works hard to stay innovative with the constant change of government regulations involving Storm Water Quality, a service sector he’s become an expert in. He also strives to find a balance between strict Storm Water regulations and producing a simplified, yet functional system.

Join us virtually
March 22, 2023 6-7 pm

1.25 HSWs Approved
This is a Free Event
Register and the meeting link will be sent to you the day of the event.

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