Online Stormwater Training Discount for Association Members

This Online Stormwater Training course is co-sponsored by the Association of Towns of the State of New York, developed by the New York State Builders Association, and taught by John E. Folchetti, CEO, P.E., of J. Robert Folchetti and Associates, Stormwater Trainer SWT#0045-T.

The program is designed to bring developers, builders, contractors, inspectors and anyone involved with soil disturbance activities into compliance with the State Pollution Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Construction Activity General Permit # GP-10-001 (formerly GP-0-08-001). A Stormwater Trainee identification number will be assigned to each person that completes the NYSDEC 4-hour training.

Members of the Association of Towns members will receive the NYSBA member rate for the course which is $199 – a discount of $100 compared to the Non-member rate. Please contact Chris Anderson at the Association of Towns (518) 465-7933 for the password to enter in the promotion code field.

Each trainee will be required to provide the requested contact information on the registration form. This information will include your email address, contact telephone number and home mailing address that appears on your New York State Driver License (or New York State non-driver photo ID) together with your Driver License number or NYS non-driver photo ID number.

You can register online at any time (24/7) at Once your application is processed you will receive an email with your login and password that will allow you access to the training website. You will have 30 days from receipt of your login to complete the course. The online training is composed of eight half-hour sessions. NYSBA will provide the names of the Trainees who have completed the course to NYSDEC for processing and delivery of certificates and wallet cards.

Important Information to note:

  • While it is not mentioned anywhere on the brochure or online, town officials may pay by check. This can be done by mailing a check directly to the New York State Builders Association after you’ve created your account. Please include a letter indicating what the payment is for. If you have any questions please contact Chris Anderson at the Association of Towns (518) 465-7933.
  • If you have any technical questions regarding the course please contact Marshall Mermell via email  or by phone (845) 265-7000.