SERIES OF OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE TRAINING COURSES (full day)
Total 6 SEO CEUs (combined)
This full-day series of O&M courses consists of four separate 1.5 hour training courses. Lunch is on your own.
Description: The four 90-minute Classes Include:
System Operation and Maintenance- It’s More Than Just Tank Pumping (#1003SMGT-0087CLRM) – Providing proper and routine maintenance for all types of onlot sewage disposal systems is the key to long term system functioning. This short course on routine system operation and maintenance will focus on standard septic tank systems for single family residential use. The course will discuss why maintenance is important and will review the key elements of sound operation and maintenance such as inspection of all system components, tank pumping, efficient water use, proper waste disposal, and protection of the absorption area. Homeowner education will be emphasized including topics such as use of garbage disposals, tank additives, water softeners, and more. (1.5 SEO CEUs)
Maintaining a Residential Jet BAT Media Plant (#1012TECH-0087CLRM) – The importance of maintaining all components of an onlot sewage disposal system cannot be overemphasized. This short course will focus on system operation and maintenance for a residential Jet BAT Media plant. The course will briefly summarize the basic components and operation of the media plant and will then focus on detailed maintenance activities that are specific to the Jet BAT media plant. (1.5 SEO CEUs)
Advantex® Treatment Systems in PA- Maintenance Provisions for the SEO (#1010TECH-0087CLRM) – The importance of system maintenance cannot be overstated and is the key to long term system functioning. Acknowledging the fact that all systems and all system components require maintenance, this short course on operation and maintenance will focus on the Orenco Advantex Treatment System. The course will briefly summarize the Adantex treatment system, how it works, and the current maintenance measures required in PA by the system’s alternate listing. The course will then focus on more detailed maintenance activities that are specific to the Advantex system. (1.5 SEO CEUs)
PercRIte® Drip Dispersal- Operation and Maintenance (#1011TECH-0087CLRM) – The importance of system maintenance cannot be overstated and is the key to long term system functioning. The need for system maintenance, meaning maintenance beyond pumping, is not unique to alternate systems but should be performed on all types of onlot sewage treatment and dispersal systems. This short course on system operation and maintenance will focus on the PercRite drip systems, both the drip systems and the Micromound systems. We will first briefly summarize these two (2) systems describing their basic components and how/when they are used in PA. We will discuss what is currently required in PA by the respective system’s alternate listing. And then we will go on to discuss the detailed maintenance activities that are specific to the PercRite drip systems. (1.5 SEO CEUs)
Continuing Ed: This training is approved by PADEP for 6 SEO credits.
Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Time: The training course runs 8:30am-4:30pm. Check-in opens at 8:15am. Lunch is on your own.
Location: East Stroudsburg University – Lehigh Valley Extended Studies Campus, 60 W. Broad Street, Room #204, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Parking: This is in a downtown setting. There is a semi-connected public parking garage located at 71 W. North Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 (entry height limit 8’2″). Park on Level 4, take Pedestrian bridge through the connected building and exit out to W. Broad St, the building with ESU is one door east (left), take elevator up to 2nd Floor classroom. Parking is $1/hr
Cost: $180 for members of PASEO (or PSMA/POWRA/PAPSS); $210 for non-members.
Register: All attendees must register online. No mail-in registrations. When checking out, you will have the option to pay by credit card or by check. Registration closes Dec 18th.