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Basics of Onsite 101 - Ankeny

Monday, October 30, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
DMACC-FFA Enrichment Center, RM 208, Ankeny, IA
Cost: $100

This one-day workshop is designed for professionals working in the field of onsite wastewater treatment, dispersal, and maintenance. It is designed to meet the needs of installation contractors, sanitarians, system designers, and others who work in this field.
The workshop provides a basic understanding of the functional characteristics of conventional septic systems and alternatives that are commonly used in Iowa. This course is a prerequisite for the Time of Transfer Certified Inspector Program, for those with less than two years of experience. 

Instructor-John Bein

Workshop Agenda:

  •  8:00-8:30
  •  Check-In/Registration
  •  8:30-10:00
  •  DNR Updates
  •  Introduction to Wastewater
  •  10:15-12:00
  •  Wastewater Characteristics and Collection
  •  Primary Treatment: Septic Tanks
  •  12:00-1:00
  •  Lunch
  •  1:00-2:45
  •  Secondary Treatment: ATU/Media Filters
  •  Soil as a Treatment Medium
  •  3:00-4:00
  •  Soil Treatment Units
  •  Effluent Distribution
  •  Q/A/Evaluations/CEU Certificates