Onsite Wastewater Workshops

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ATTENTION: Please be advised that starting with the October 30, 2017 Basics of Onsite workshop, all workshops will increase to $125.00.

Excluding Time of Transfer Inspectors Training which will stay at $300.00.


A $25.00 walk-in fee will be charged to an individual who is not registered to attend a workshop. This fee will need to be paid at check-in with the cost of the workshop.  

- These workshops qualify for Time of Transfer CEU's
- All classes except Time of Transfer Inspector Training are 6 contact hours
- These workshops may also qualify for other Onsite CEU requirements

Basics of Onsite 101 - Ankeny

Monday, October 30, 2017
DMACC-FFA Enrichment Center, RM 208, Ankeny, IA
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.
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High Strength Waste & Nutrient Reduction - Cedar Falls

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
HCC-Bus & Comm Ed Center, Rm 111, Cedar Falls, IA
This workshop will look at examples of high strength wastewater and methods of treatment. It will examine how high strength wastewater can cause drainfield failure, ways to address it in soil absorption systems and ways to address the nutrients in wastewater, especially small systems.
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Alternative Systems - Ainsworth

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Marr Park, Ainsworth, IA
This workshop provides a basic understanding of the functional characteristics of alternative septic systems commonly used in Iowa, their maintenance and operation, and special conditions.
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Chapter 69-Back to Basics - Knoxville

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Sprint Car Hall of Fame, Knoxville, IA
New Workshop! Location has limited seating! Please be advised this workshop is $125.00.

This workshop is designed to provide onsite wastewater professionals an overview of the requirements in Chapter 69, "Private Sewage Disposal Systems". A brief discussion about state rules and county ordinances will be follow by section on definitions, site evaluations, septic tanks and soil absorption systems. Media filters including sand filters and other packaged media filters, as well as, aerobic treat
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New topic to be announced at a later date - Red Oak

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
SWCC-Rm 111, Red Oak, IA
New topic will be announced at a later date.  Workshop will be taught by Randy Miles.
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New topic to be announced at a later date - Creston

Thursday, January 11, 2018
SWCC-Allied Health Center-Rm 900, Creston, IA
New topic will be announced at a later date.  Workshop will be taught by Randy Miles.
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Chapter 69-Back to Basics - Harlan

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Therkildsen Community Center, Harlan, IA
New Workshop! Please be advised this workshop is $125.00.

This workshop is designed to provide onsite wastewater professionals an overview of the requirements in Chapter 69, "Private Sewage Disposal Systems". A brief discussion about state rules and county ordinances will be follow by section on definitions, site evaluations, septic tanks and soil absorption systems. Media filters including sand filters and other packaged media filters, as well as, aerobic treatment units will be discussed i
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Chapter 69-Back to Basics - Cherokee

Thursday, February 8, 2018
WITCC-Conf Rm 30B, Cherokee, IA
New Workshop! Please be advised this workshop is $125.00.

This workshop is designed to provide onsite wastewater professionals an overview of the requirements in Chapter 69, "Private Sewage Disposal Systems". A brief discussion about state rules and county ordinances will be follow by section on definitions, site evaluations, septic tanks and soil absorption systems. Media filters including sand filters and other packaged media filters, as well as, aerobic treatment units will be discussed i
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Chapter 69-Back to Basics - Ankeny

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
DMACC-FFA Enrichment Center, Rm 208, Ankeny, IA
This workshop is designed to provide onsite wastewater professionals an overview of the requirements in Chapter 69, "Private Sewage Disposal Systems". A brief discussion about state rules and county ordinances will be follow by section on definitions, site evaluations, septic tanks and soil absorption systems. Media filters including sand filters and other packaged media filters, as well as, aerobic treatment units will be discussed including maintenance and discharge sampling requirements. Onsi
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New topic to be announced at a later date - Calmar

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
NICC-Wilder Business Center, Calmar, IA
New topic will be announced at a later date.  Workshop will be taught by Randy Miles.
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New topic to be announced at a later date - NIACC

Thursday, March 22, 2018
NIACC-Rm 180B, Mason City, IA
New topic will be announced at a later date.  Workshop will be taught by Randy Miles.
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Basics of Onsite 101 - Ankeny

Monday, April 2, 2018
DMACC-FFA Enrichment Center, Rm 208, Ankeny, IA
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.
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Hands-On Systems Review

Thursday, April 26, 2018
DMACC-Building 17, Rm 20, Ankeny, IA
This workshop will cover site analysis and system selection, plus demonstrations and instruction at the outdoor training site.
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Time of Transfer Inspector Training: 

Please go to the "Inspector Trainings" Tab to see the Time of Transfer Inspector Training workshops scheduled.