Dates & Locations
September 12, 2017

Hebron, CT


September 13, 2017

Windsor, CT


September 14, 2017

Bethany, CT


All sessions are 8:30am - 3:30pm 

(Registration begins at 8:00am)
Lunch Will Be Provided
Learning Objectives

In this workshop participants will learn:

  • How to analyze the extent of drainage problems.
  • Properties and effects of soil and sub-surface water.
  • Appropriate use of subsurface drainage.
  • Purpose of cross-section elements and maintenance techniques.
  • How to maintain, inspect and install culverts.
  • Purpose and maintenance of ditches.
  • Types of erosion and ways to reduce it.
Principles of Drainage
This dynamic workshop is designed to provide an overview of the complexity of installing and maintaining drainage systems. It will provide information on how to manage and prevent drainage issues in order to keep your roads in the best possible condition.
Who Should Attend

Public Works Directors, Highway Superintendents, Foremen, Crew Leaders, Town Engineers and others who have responsibility for the construction and maintenance of local roads. 
Course Instructor

David P. Orr, P.E. is the Senior Engineer and Director of the Cornell Local Roads Program. Formerly the Deputy Highway Superintendent for Yates County, NY, David has over 30 years of road-related experience and has been teaching for the CT T2 Center for more than 16 years.
  • Registration contact: Please direct any questions to Shelly Desjardin @ (860) 486-9373
  • Cost (includes lunch and course materials)
    • $75- State and Municipal participants
    • $150- Private-sector participants
  • Please advise if you require special services or have dietary restrictions.
  • Photographs may be taken for promotional and training purposes. Please notify us during registration if you do not wish to be photographed. 
Connecticut Technology Transfer Center | 270 Middle Turnpike Unit 5202  Storrs, CT 06269